Mariana Conceição
239820190
uc2005009690@student.uc.pt
PhD Student
Group at CNC
Education: 

She carried out her studies in Portugal, at the University of Coimbra, where she received her Master of Pharmaceutical Sciences degree in 2010. During the course, she acquired a strong interest in pharmaceutical biotechnology and a will to prosecute her career on research of novel strategies for the treatment of otherwise untreatable disorders. Since November of 2010, she is doing her PhD integrated in a project that involves the investigation of new strategies for gene therapy of neurodegenerative disorders.

Afiliation: 

CNC

Area of Research: 

Her current research interests include the investigation of new strategies for gene therapy of fatal and incurable neurodegenerative disorders, particularly Machado-Joseph disease. Specifically, she is very interested in the development of non-viral vectors with capability to penetrate the blood-brain barrier to deliver gene silencing molecules to neurons, after non-invasive administration.

Research Summary: 
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8362-0237
Other information: 

https://www.linkedin.com/pub/mariana-conceição-ci-conceição/24/932/81a

 
   
Financiado por Fundos FEDER através do Programa Operacional Factores de Competitividade – COMPETE 2020 e por Fundos Nacionais através da FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia no âmbito do projecto Estratégico com referência atribuida pelo COMPETE: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-007440

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