Marta Figueiredo holds a BSc in Biology and a MSc in Evolutionary and Developmental Biology from the University of Lisbon, Portugal. She is currently finishing her PhD in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Lisbon, where she focused her research on the role of several signalling pathways in thymus and parathyroid glands embryonic development.
Researchers have analyzed the effects of nearly 4,000 mutations deliberately induced into the BRCA1 gene, one of the genes that increases the likelihood of developing breast cancer and ovarian ... Read more
Researchers have developed a technique that showed potential to identify estrogen receptor (ER)-positive breast cancers much faster and easier than current methods, potentially speeding a patient’s diagnosis and advancing ... Read more
Researchers, funded by the European Union, have developed a technique to spot breast tumors that are difficult to detect and diagnose, and are frequently missed by current technology. Breast ... Read more
Daily stretching reduces tumor growth and improves the immune and inflammatory responses in mice with breast cancer, according to researchers. Their study, “Stretching Reduces Tumor Growth in a Mouse Breast ... Read more
Researchers at The University of Kansas Cancer Center have launched a clinical trial evaluating the need for radiation therapy after surgical removal of an aggressive type of breast cancer ... Read more
Imagion Biosystems‘ experimental breast cancer detection method — involving magnetic nanoparticles that stick to breast cancer cells — will be tested in a clinical trial later this year, according ... Read more
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