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  • A study developed in CIISA was noticed at site of Associação Portuguesa de Investigação em Cancro (ASPIC). Previous studies recognized that Cytotoxic T Lymphocyte Associated Antigen 4 (CTLA-4) has an important role in breast cancer progression, which has led to the development of novel immunotherapies aimed at blocking tumor immune evasion. Although feline mammary carcinoma is increasingly recognized as a valuable cancer model, no studies on CTLA-4 function had been…
  • Professor Nuno Ferrand de Almeida, researcher from CIBIO, Porto University presented a brilliant talk about evolutionary biology, particularly in genetic diversity patterns of natural populations, conservation, domestication and speciation. He has developed several research projects in these areas using the rabbit as main model species. We would like to thank the speaker for this very interesting seminar.
  • The first CIISA Plenary Seminar took place last october 30th, 2019. Doutor Marcos Mariz, researcher from Coimbra University and INEYE PHARMA CEO and Co-founder presented a 30 minutes talk about its newly developed ocular insert that allows sustained drug delivery to the eye without the need of topical intensive medications. The steps that mediated between the idea, the start-up creation, patent obtention and proof-of-concept were adressed in an interactive presentation…
  • On the last 4th of october, there was an event at FMV to comemorate the opening of the academic year of 2019-2020. CIISA marqued its presence with a state of the art lecture by the prestigious Prof. Doutor Queiroz e Melo, well known surgeon responsible for the first heart transplant in Portugal. CIISA´s coordinator, Prof. Doutor Carlos Fontes, said a few words about the future of the research centre, whishing…
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