Susana Letra Paixão
Master student
Group at CNC

Susana Letra Paixão carried out her studies in the University of Coimbra, where she finished her Degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2006. She started her professional career working as a community pharmacist and for almost 6 years she developed communication and organizational skills, learned to work under pressure and perfected her team work ability. As a Master student of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology from the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Coimbra, she has been working since March 2014 with in vivo and in vitro models of Machado-Joseph disease in the Vectors and Gene Therapy group at CNC. She has been able to improve her skills in the field of MJD, with a research fellowship in the same group, under the supervision of Prof. Luís Pereira de Almeida, since December 2014.



Area of Research: 

Translational research in the field of neurodegenerative disorders, especially Machado-Joseph disease.

Research Summary:
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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