Cristiana Cunha

Cristiana Cunha

Visiting Grad Student
Cristiana  Cunha


 Currently enrolled in the Biomedicine Graduate Program at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP), Portugal. (from 2009 to present)

 BSc Degree in Applied Biology from the Minho University, Portugal. (2006)


Research Focus

Design of targeted nanoparticles for early diagnosis of gastric malignant lesions.

This project is a collaboration between the the Institute of Pathology and Molecular Immunology of the University of Porto (IPATIMUP), and the Institute of Biomedical Engineering of the University of Porto (INEB).


De novo expression of CD44 in sporadic and hereditary gastric cancer. Branco da Cunha C, Oliveira C, Wen X, Gomes B, Sousa S, Suriano G, Grellier M, Huntsman DG, Carneiro F, Granja P and Seruca R. Laboratory Investigation. 2010. 

Identification and real-time imaging of a myc-expressing neutrophil population involved in inflammation and mycobacterial granuloma formation in zebrafish. Meijer AH, van der Sar AM, Cunha C, Lamers GE, Laplante MA, Kikuta H, Bitter W, Becker TS and Spaink HP. Dev Comp Immunology. 2008.

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