Joana holds a BSc in Biology and a MSc in Evolutionary and Developmental Biology from Universidade de Lisboa. She is currently finishing her PhD in Biomedicine and Clinical Research at Universidade de Lisboa. Her work has been focused on the impact of non-canonical Wnt signaling in the collective behavior of endothelial cells — cells that made up the lining of blood vessels — found in the umbilical cord of newborns.
Scientists discovered a metabolic enzyme that adds methyl groups to other molecules, called nicotinamide N-methyltransferase, that plays an important role in the progression of high-grade serous carcinoma, the most ... Read more
Adding Celsion‘s GEN-1 to standard chemotherapy — given prior to surgery — stops disease progression in patients with newly diagnosed advanced ovarian cancer and helps remove the tumor successfully during ... Read more
Epigenetic silencing of the GULP1 gene is key for ovarian cancer progression, suggesting it could be used as a prognostic biomarker for the disease, a study found. The study, “Integrated transcriptomic and epigenomic ... Read more
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