Janete Cunha-Santos has a Master degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences (2012), from the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, with a final mark of 18/20. Has undergraduate student, she participated in research projects of the Neuroendocrinology and Aging Group with a fellowship of the Portuguese Foundation of Science and Technology (FCT).
Since September 2012 she is recipient of a PhD fellowship from FCT. Her PhD project is is focused on sirtuins and neurodegeneration, under the supervision of Claudia Cavadas and Luis Pereira de Almeida.
Duarte-Neves J, Gonçalves N, Cunha-Santos J, Simões AT, den Dunnen WF, Hirai H, Kügler S, Cavadas C, Pereira de Almeida L. Neuropeptide Y mitigates neuropathology and motor deficits in mouse models of Machado-Joseph disease. Hum Mol Genet. 2015