PhD Student at i3S - Institute for Research and Innovation in Health, University of Porto and MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas under the supervision of Professor Sonia Melo and Professor Raghu Kalluri. My research focused in understanding how extracellular vesicles (EVs) and EVs biogenesis proteins could be crucial to determine immunotherapy efficacy in pancreatic cancer.
Obtained my Master’s degree (MSc) in Medicine and Molecular Oncology from the University of Porto, Portugal. During this time, my MSc thesis was performed at the Portuguese Oncology Institute (IPO)-Porto in the Molecular Oncology and Viral Pathology group and focused in unraveling the role of microRNAs in mediating erlotinib resistance in renal cell carcinoma.
Obtained my Bachelor’s degree (BSc) in Biochemistry from the University of Porto, Portugal. My BSc thesis was performed at the Portuguese Oncology Institute (IPO)-Porto in the Molecular Oncology and Viral Pathology group where I focused in the expression profile of EGFR-related microRNAs in renal cell carcinoma.