Irina Amorim
Name: Irina Amorim
Academic Degree: PhD

Irina Amorim
Irina Amorim
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External Researcher of Glycobiology in Cancer

Short CV
Professional Experience

Since 1st April 2012 - Individual grant de Doutoramento com a referência SFRH/BD/76237/2011, atribuída pela Fundação da Ciência e Tecnologia do Ministério da Educação e Ciência.

From 2009 to 2012 - Invited assistent professor in Bioengineering degree of the Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FEUP) in collaboration with the Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar da Universidade do Porto (ICBAS-UP).

From 2008 to 2012 - Veterinary Diagnostic Histopathology in the Laboratory of Veterinary Pathology ICBAS-UP.

Academic and Professional Education

2013 - 4th year of the PhD in Veterinary Sciences ICBAS-UP, under the main supervision of Professor Fátima Gärtner (ICBAS / Ipatimup) and co-supervision of Professor Augusto Faustino (ICBAS) and Professor Celso Reis (ICBAS / Ipatimup).

2008 - Postgraduation in Clinical Laboratory Medicine of Companion Animals (ICBAS-UP).

2007 - Degree in Veterinary Medicine (ICBAS-UP).

From 2009 to date - Residence in Veterinary Pathology for the European College of Veterinary Pathologists, under the supervision of Prof. Fátima Gärtner.

Currently, and within the field of veterinary pathology, is developing intense research work in the area of gastric pathology, studing particularly Helicobacter spp. infection and gastric carcinogenesis in pets.
Collaborates activelly with other research groups in comparative breast cancer.
Participates in multidisciplinary research projects focused on the development of products in the areas of regenerative medicine and cellular therapies, including the use of biomaterials and application of stem cells.

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First Author
1. Amorim I, Faria F, Taulescu M, Taulescu C, Gärtner F
Nipple Hibernoma in a Dog: A Case Report With Literature Review. Frontiers in veterinary science 8: 627288, 2021. [Review] 
2. Amorim I, Taulescu MA, Day MJ, Catoi C, Reis CA, Carneiro F, Gärtner F
Canine Gastric Pathology: A Review. Journal of comparative pathology 154: 9-37, 2016. [Review] 
3. Amorim I, Smet A, Alves O, Teixeira S, Saraiva AL, Taulescu M, Reis C, Haesebrouck F, Gärtner F
4. Amorim I, Freitas DP, Magalhães A, Faria F, Lopes C, Faustino AM, Smet A, Haesebrouck F, Reis CA, Gärtner F
 doi: 10.1111/hel.12125 PMID: 24689986.
5. Amorim I, Taulescu MA, Ferreira A, Rêma A, Reis CA, Faustino AM, Catoi C, Gärtner F
An immunohistochemical study of canine spontaneous gastric polyps. Diagnostic pathology 9: 166, 2014. [Article] 
Senior Author
1. Flores AR, Rêma A, Mesquita JR, Taulescu M, Seixas F, Gärtner F, Amorim I
2. Teixeira S, Filipe D, Cerqueira M, Barradas P, Cortez Nunes F, Faria F, Haesebrouck F, Mesquita JR, Gärtner F, Amorim I
3. Flores AR, Rêma A, Mesquita JR, Taulescu M, Seixas F, Gärtner F, Amorim I
4. Araújo D, Cabral I, Vale N, Amorim I
Canine Gastric Cancer: Current Treatment Approaches. Veterinary sciences 9: ., 2022. [Review] 
5. Silva GF, Rêma A, Teixeira S, Pires MDA, Taulescu M, Amorim I
Pathological Findings in African Pygmy Hedgehogs Admitted into a Portuguese Rehabilitation Center. Animals : an open access journal from MDPI 12: ., 2022. [Article] 
 doi: 10.3390/ani12111361 PMID: 35681825.
6. Cortez Nunes F, Letra Mateus T, Taillieu E, Teixeira S, Carolino N, Rema A, De Bruyckere S, Gärtner F, Haesebrouck F, Amorim I
7. Silva GF, Gomes JE, Cunha R, Canadas-Sousa A, Faria F, Baptista C, Alvura N, Atayde LM, Amorim I
8. Barradas PF, Mesquita JR, Ferreira P, Gärtner F, Carvalho M, Inácio E, Chivinda E, Katimba A, Amorim I
9. Lamas S, Carvalheira J, Gartner F, Amorim I
10. Flores AR, Castro M, Rêma A, Mesquita JR, Taulescu M, Gärtner F, Seixas F, Amorim I
Immunoexpression of Trefoil Factor 1 in Non-Neoplastic and Neoplastic Canine Gastric Tissues. Animals : an open access journal from MDPI 11: ., 2021. [Article] 
 doi: 10.3390/ani11102855 PMID: 34679875.
11. Flores AR, Lemos I, Rema A, Taulescu M, Seixas F, Reis CA, Gärtner F, Amorim I
Tn and Sialyl-Tn antigens in canine gastric tissues. Veterinary and comparative oncology 18: 615-625, 2020. [Article] 
 doi: 10.1111/vco.12586 PMID: 32134186.
12. Lamas S, Franquinho F, Morgado M, Mesquita JR, Gärtner F, Amorim I
 doi: 10.3390/ani10081424 PMID: 32824021.
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