Diana Martins
Name: Diana Martins
E-mail: dianam@ipatimup.pt
Academic Degree: Doctor of philosophy

Diana Martins
Diana Martins
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External Researcher of Expression Regulation in Cancer

Short CV
Academic degrees:
1. Degree in Pathologic, Cytologic and Tanatologic Anatomy, 2008, Superior School of Health Technology of Porto- ESTSP.
Previous and current scientific activities:
1.January 2009 till present: PhD student ICBAS, Ipatimup, FMUP;
2.July 2008-December 2009: Research grant in Cancer Genetics Group, Ipatimup;
3.April 2008-December 2009: Technical Consultant, Molecular Neurobiology, IBMC;
4.September 2004- July 2008: Academic degree in Pathologic, Cytologic and Tanatologic Anatomy, ESTSP.
Publications: 1) Faria G, Cardoso MJ, Martins D, Bettencourt H, Amendoeira I, Schimitt F. P-cadherin as prognostic factor for loco-regional relapse in breast cancer. Acta Med Port. 2012 Mar;25(2):97-105; 2) Martins D, Sousa B, Lopes N, Gomes M, Veronese L, Albergaria A, Paredes J, Schmitt F. Molecular phenotypes of matched in situ and invasive components of breast carcinomas. Human Pathology 2011 Mar 28. 3) Corso G, Sérgia V, Paredes J, Pedrazzani C, Martins D, Milanezi F, Pascale V, Vindigni C, Pinheiro H, Leite, M, Marrelli D, Sousa S, Carneiro F, Oliveira C, Roviello F, Seruca R. Oncogenic mutations in gastric cancer with microsatellite instability. European Journal of Cancer 2011 Feb; 47 (3):443-51. 4) Lopes N, Sousa B, Martins D, Gomes M, Vieira D, Veronese L, Milanezi F, Paredes J, Costa JL Schmitt F. Alterations in Vitamin D signalling and metabolic pathways in breast cancer progression: a study of VDR, CYP27B1 and CYP24A1 expression in benign and malignant breast lesions. BMC Cancer 2010 Sep; 11 (10):483. 5) Cardoso I, Martins D, Ribeiro T, Merlini G, Saraiva MJ. Synergy of combined Doxycycline/TUDCA treatment in lowering Transthyretin deposition and associated biomarkers: studies in FAP mousse models. Journal of Translational Medicine 2010 Jul; 30(8):74. 6) Sousa B, Paredes J, Milanezi F, Lopes N, Martins D, Dufloth R, Vieira D, Albergaria A, Veronese L, Carneiro V, Carvalho S, Costa JL, Zeferino L, Schmitt F. P-cadherin, vimentin and CK14 for identifi

Transiition from in situ (DCIS) to invasive breast carcinoma (IBC)
Molecular mechanisms of breast tumorigenesis
Molecular Biomarkers in cancer progression

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First Author
1. Martins D, Beca F, Schmitt F
Metastatic breast cancer: mechanisms and opportunities for cytology. Cytopathology : official journal of the British Society for Clinical Cytology 25: 225-30, 2014. [Review] 
 doi: 10.1111/cyt.12158 PMID: 24889678.
2. Martins D, Beça FF, Sousa B, Baltazar F, Paredes J, Schmitt F
 doi: 10.4161/cc.25794 PMID: 23907124.
3. Martins D, Sousa B, Lopes N, Gomes M, Veronese L, Albergaria A, Paredes J, Schmitt F
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