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 [...]
Michela Comune defended her PhD thesis in September 22th 2016. Michela’s thesis was entitled “Wound healing and pro-angiogenic properties of LL37-conjugated nanoparticles”.
Our group was recently funded by Portugal2020 to develop new therapies for stroke. The project has the contribution of two Hospitals in the Center Region of Portugal (Hospital Rovisco Pais and Hospital da Universidade de Coimbra) and a company (Crioestaminal). Stroke is the second cause of mortality in the world, and patients that survive to [...]
Sezin Aday is awarded a registration and accommodation grant for prestigious Gordon Research Seminar on Angiogenesis.
A registration and accommodation grant has been awarded to Sezin to attend to Gordon Research Seminar and Conference on Angiogenesis to be held in Newport, RI, USA, on August 1-7, 2015. The Gordon Research Seminars and Conferences provide a prestigious international forum for the presentation and discussion of frontier research in the biological, chemical, [...]
Sezin Aday wins the best presentation prize in “Bristol CardioVascular Early Career Researcher Event”
Sezin Aday, a member of our laboratory won the best presentation prize in Bristol CardioVascular Early Career Researcher Event with the work entitled “VEGF-bound beads modulate endothelial cell survival and microRNA expression". The event was organized by Bristol CardioVascular (BCV) in order to allow BCV Early Career Researchers (ECRs) to network, and see the range [...]
“Our Marie Curie Fellows (Michela Comune from Italy and Josephine Blersch from Germany) from the ITN NanoDrug with the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, the President of CNC, Catarina Resende de Oliveira and Lino Ferreira Principal Investigator of Biomaterials and Stem cell based therapeutics Lab, recently awarded with a prestigious ERC Starting [...]
Recently, we acquired a In Cell Analyzer 2200, a super-fast and sensitive wide field cell imaging system fine-tuned for high-content imaging workflow. Members of the group will primarily use the equipment. Access rules to external members will be announced soon.
The Workshop on “Matrix Engineering meets Stem Cell Therapy” is a joint workshop of the Biomaterials & Stem Cell-Based Therapeutics Laboratory together with the group for Biophysical Chemistry from the University Leipzig, Germany. The workshop is funded by the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD within the Program “Dialogue with Institutions of Higher Education in Southern Europe”. The aim of [...]
Carlos Boto has received a poster award at the Dresden School on Functional Nanomaterials […]