Catarina Tavares
Name: Catarina Tavares
Academic Degree: PhD

Catarina Tavares
Catarina Tavares
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Short CV

2009 Degree in Veterinary Medicine. Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar, University of Porto;

2009-2010 Small animal clinical practice;

2010-2011 Internship at the Laboratory of Veterinary Pathology and Immunology:
study of canine mammary tumors. Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar, University of Porto;

2/4/2011-30/4/2012 Research trainee. Project: "" Portuguese Wild Mushrooms: chemical characterization and functional study of antiproliferative and proapoptotic properties in cancer cell lines"". Ipatimup;

1/6/2012-29/3/2013 Research trainee. Project: “Transcriptional and post-transcriptional mechanisms of LRP1B inactivation in sporadic and familial non-medullary thyroid cancer”. Ipatimup;

1/4/13-3/4/17 PhD student. Project: Sodium/Iodide symporter restoration in thyroid tumors: overcoming therapy resistance. Ipatimup/Faculdade de Medicina, University of Porto.

Endocrine neoplasias
Translational Research

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First Author
1. Tavares C, Coelho MJ, Eloy C, Melo M, da Rocha AG, Pestana A, Batista R, Ferreira LB, Rios E, Selmi-Ruby S, Cavadas B, Pereira L, Sobrinho Simões M, Soares P
 doi: 10.1530/EC-17-0302 PMID: 29298843.
3. Tavares C, Melo M, Cameselle-Teijeiro JM, Soares P, Sobrinho-Simões M
ENDOCRINE TUMOURS: Genetic predictors of thyroid cancer outcome. European journal of endocrinology 174: R117-26, 2016. [Review] 
 doi: 10.1530/EJE-15-0605 PMID: 26510840.
4. Tavares C, Coelho MJ, Melo M, da Rocha AG, Pestana A, Batista R, Salgado C, Eloy C, Ferreira L, Rios E, Sobrinho-Simões M, Soares P
pmTOR is a marker of aggressiveness in papillary thyroid carcinomas. Surgery 160: 1582-1590, 2016. [Article] 
5. Tavares C, de Oliveira JT, Lopes C, Carvalheira J, Matos AJ, Rutteman G, Reis CA, Gärtner F
Mucin 6 and tn antigen expression in canine mammary tumours: correlation with pathological features. Journal of comparative pathology 147: 410-8, 2012. [Article] 
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