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. Patrícia Pitrez talked abou her project, focused on the study of Progeria, particularly on the vulnerability of smooth muscle cells in this disease.

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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"

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New work published in PNAS

High-throughput identification of small molecules that affect human embryonic vascular development Link:  

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New work published in Nature Communications

Prolonged intracellular accumulation of light-inducible nanoparticles in leukemia cells allows their remote activation Link:

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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".

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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 [...]

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Project funded in translational science

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 [...]

By | 2017-03-19T22:54:21+00:00 October 25th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Today, September 16th, our Postdoc Luis Estronca will present the High-troughput facility placed at UC-Biotech. The seminar will be held at 5 pm in the IBILI, Coimbra.

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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, [...]

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