Science dissemination

Our research work, recently published in ACS Nano, has received the attention of several news agencies websites, reaching now a broader audience. http://noticias.uc.pt/universo-uc/nanoparticulas-com-controlo-remoto-por-laser-aumentam-o-sucesso-de-celulas-transplantadas/ https://www.noticiasaominuto.com/lifestyle/1102222/controlo-remoto-por-laser-leva-ao-sucesso-de-celulas-transplantadas https://sicnoticias.sapo.pt/pais/2018-10-18-Nanoparticulas-com-controlo-remoto-por-laser-aumentam-sucesso-de-celulas-transplantadas

By | 2018-10-21T09:42:50+00:00 October 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Science dissemination

Bob Langer 70th birthday celebration

September 7-9, 2018- Cambridge, MA Bob Langer is the most cited engineer in history and one of the ten most cited individuals in history. He directs the largest biomedical engineering lab in the world. During the last days, Langer lab alumni celebrated his birthday in Boston. It was a memorable event, full of emotion, respect [...]

By | 2018-09-10T11:33:00+00:00 September 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bob Langer 70th birthday celebration

EraChair project was present in Praça Vida +

From 20 to 22nd of July, the EraChair project, represented by Luís Estronca, was present in Praça Vida+. Praça Vida+ was an event organized by the University of Coimbra and Instituto Pedro Nunes under the scope of the European project "Healthy Lifestyle Innovation Quarters for Cities and Citizens". This event aims to bring scientific knowledge [...]

By | 2018-07-31T10:44:21+00:00 July 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on EraChair project was present in Praça Vida +

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

Investing in young researchers, shaping Europe’s future

A two day event, held in Strasbourg, was organized by the ERC and the European Parliament's Science and Technologies Option Assessment Committee (STOA) and counted with the presence of several ERC grantees and members of the European Parliament. The event promoted the discussion between politicians and academics, in an attempt to address tomorrow´s challenges, such as [...]

By | 2018-07-09T09:13:05+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Investing in young researchers, shaping Europe’s future

Workshop on Ageing: Models and Therapies

Our group is organizing a workshop on Ageing on June 27th at FMUC.   Local: Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Coimbra, Sub-Unidade 1, Pólo III Data: 27-06-2018 Program: 14:15- 14:30 Opening session Duarte Nuno Vieira (University of Coimbra) 14:30-15:00 ERA@UC Lino Ferreira (University of Coimbra) 15:00- 15:30 Proteomic analysis identifies novel intrinsic and extrinsic [...]

By | 2018-06-25T10:28:00+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Workshop on Ageing: Models and Therapies

New work published in ACS Nano

"Modulation of Angiogenic Activity by Light-Activatable miRNA-Loaded Nanocarriers"   The nanocarriers are composed by a gold nanorod core for sequential delivery of two different miRNAs with near-infrared light stimuli with different laser powers. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsnano.7b07538

By | 2018-06-05T18:11:34+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New work published in ACS Nano

Open positions in our group

Open positions for PhD students in the NANOSTEM Initial Training Network (Marie Skłodowska-Curie-ITN) https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/290313

By | 2018-03-31T10:38:59+00:00 March 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Open positions in our group

Clinical trial in ischemic stroke

A consortium envolving our group, Criostaminal and Hospital Rovisco Pais will start a clinical trial for the application of a cell-based therapy (with cells isolated from the bone marrow) for the treatment of ischemic stroke. https://www.tsf.pt/lusa/interior/investigadores-de-coimbra-vao-utilizar-celulas-estaminais-para-recuperar-doentes-de-avc-9086578.html

By | 2018-02-19T12:48:45+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Clinical trial in ischemic stroke