Filipa Mendes, PhD

    Filipa Mendes is Principal Researcher at the Department of Nuclear Sciences and Engineering (DECN) and a member of the research unit Centre for Nuclear Sciences and Technologies (C2TN) of IST, ULisboa.

    She completed a PhD in Cellular Biology at the Faculty of Sciences of ULisboa, and as a post-doctoral fellow at the National Institute of Health (INSA) she received 2 awards: the Gulbenkian Award “Estímulo à Investigação” and the L’Oréal Medal of Honour for Women in Science.  

    Her multidisciplinary scientific activity is focused on molecular imaging and targeted therapy, and in particular in the pre-clinical evaluation of novel theranostic radiocompounds, designed for a precision approach to cancer therapy.