2019 CRS Annual Meeting & Exposition

Our group has been represented by Arnab, Catarina, Miguel, Susana and Vítor in CRS Annual Meeting in Valencia. They presented different works about light triggerable technologies for controlled release of proteins and small molecules and about controlled release and in vivo imaging of small extracellular vesicles.

By | 2019-07-27T13:32:16+00:00 July 27th, 2019|News|Comments Off on 2019 CRS Annual Meeting & Exposition

Cardiosvascular System and exercise

Luís Monteiro and Lino Ferreira wrote a short article about the cardiovascular system and exercise. The article was published in Diário de Coimbra and resulted from the colaboration between CNC, European network FOIE GRAS, the Program Erasmus+ and Federação Académica de Desporto Universitário under the scope of European Universities Games 2018 that took place in [...]

By | 2018-07-31T11:24:18+00:00 July 26th, 2018|News, Public Outreach, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cardiosvascular System and exercise

Researchers from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra and researchers from UC-Biotech and biotechnology companies from Biocant Park gathered on the 22nd of March to share the main strategic lines and the vision of these institutions in order to strengthen their relationship and promote future partnerships.

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Congratulations to Miguel Lino

Miguel Lino has received the best poster award with the poster entitled "Spatio-temporal controlled delivery of miRNAs for modulation of cell activity" at the 10th International Meeting of the Portuguese Society of Stem Cells and Cell Therapies, held in Covilhã from the 12th to the 14th of October.

By | 2017-10-17T10:49:55+00:00 October 17th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Congratulations to Miguel Lino

Lino Ferreira and Patrícia Pitrez interviewed on “90 segundos de ciência”

Lino Ferreira talked about the CardioStem project, which is focused on the development of new cell therapies and in vitro cardiac tissue to study new drugs for cardiac repair. http://www.90segundosdeciencia.pt/episodes/ep-191 Patrícia Pitrez talked abou her project, focused on the study of Progeria, particularly on the vulnerability of smooth muscle cells in this disease. http://www.90segundosdeciencia.pt/episodes/ep-82

By | 2017-10-01T14:45:36+00:00 October 1st, 2017|News|Comments Off on Lino Ferreira and Patrícia Pitrez interviewed on “90 segundos de ciência”

Congratulations to Miguel Lino for his PhD

Miguel Lino, PhD student from the doctoral program in Biosciences of the University of Coimbra, defended his PhD on the 20th of June. His thesis was entitled: "Light-triggerable nanomaterials for the delivery of biomolecules"

By | 2017-07-13T16:19:46+00:00 July 13th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Congratulations to Miguel Lino for his PhD

New work published in PNAS

High-throughput identification of small molecules that affect human embryonic vascular development Link: http://www.pnas.org/content/114/15/E3022.short  

By | 2017-07-13T15:42:31+00:00 July 13th, 2017|News|Comments Off on New work published in PNAS

New work published in Nature Communications

Prolonged intracellular accumulation of light-inducible nanoparticles in leukemia cells allows their remote activation Link: https://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms15204

By | 2017-07-13T15:20:05+00:00 July 13th, 2017|News|Comments Off on New work published in Nature Communications

Congratulations to Catarina Praça de Almeida

  Catarina Praça de Almeida has defended her PhD thesis in Experimental Biology and Biomedicine - Biotechnology and Health in February 14th 2017. Catarina's thesis was entitled: "Brain-Like Endothelial Cells Derived from Stem Cells to Study BBB Development and Targeting".

By | 2017-03-19T22:54:21+00:00 February 25th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Era Chair

Lino Ferreira is the Era Chair holder of a new program in ageing at the Faculty of Medicine of University of Coimbra. He will develop a research, training and translational program in the area of Cellular and Molecular Biology of Ageing. The ERA@UC 2.5 M€ project funded by Widespread 2014-ERA Chairs will start in November [...]

By | 2017-03-19T22:54:21+00:00 November 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments