Catarina Miranda, PhD

Catarina Miranda earned her master’s degree in the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra (FCTUC), Portugal and a Ph.D. from Instituto de Ciências Abel Salazar, University of Porto, Portugal. Since then she has been developing research within the field of stem cell therapy. Catarina did her postdoctoral training in the laboratory of Professor Luís Pereira de Almeida at Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal, where she is currently hired as Investigator (since January 2019). Her work is now focused on therapies for brain disorders based on mesenchymal stromal cells. She has significant scientific inputs in this field (scientific papers, communications, thesis) and her work has been awarded with grants and prizes, denoting its scientific value.