Joana Paredes
Name: Joana Paredes
Academic Degree: PhD

Joana Paredes
Joana Paredes
Member of
Coordinator of In vivo CAM Assays
Investigador Auxiliar of Epithelial Interactions in Cancer

Short CV


Supervisor of
Cintia Ramos, Post Doc
Post-Doc Researcher
Inês Sousa Conde, Research Trainee
Maria Castro, Fellow
Research Fellowship (MSc)
Rita Carvalho, PhD Student
Tito Teles Jesus, Junior Researcher

PI (running)

PI (closed)
First Author
Epithelial E- and P-cadherins: Role and clinical significance in cancer. Biochimica et Biophysica acta-Reviews on Cancer 1826: 297-311, 2012. [Review] 
2. Paredes J, Correia AL, Ribeiro AS, Milanezi F, Cameselle-Teijeiro J, Schmitt FC
3. Paredes J, Correia AL, Ribeiro AS, Albergaria A, Milanezi F, Schmitt FC
P-cadherin expression in breast cancer: a review. Breast cancer research : BCR 9: 214, 2007. [Review] 
 doi: 10.1186/bcr1774 PMID: 18001487.
4. Paredes J, Lopes N, Milanezi F, Schmitt FC
P-cadherin and cytokeratin 5: useful adjunct markers to distinguish basal-like ductal carcinomas in situ. Virchows Archiv : an international journal of pathology 450: 73-80, 2007. [Article] 
5. Paredes J, Correia AL, Ribeiro AS, Schmitt F
Expression of p120-catenin isoforms correlates with genomic and transcriptional phenotype of breast cancer cell lines. Cellular oncology : the official journal of the International Society for Cellular Oncology 29: 467-76, 2007. [Article] 
 PMID: 18032823.
6. Paredes J, Albergaria A, Oliveira JT, Jerónimo C, Milanezi F, Schmitt FC
P-cadherin overexpression is an indicator of clinical outcome in invasive breast carcinomas and is associated with CDH3 promoter hypomethylation. Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research 11: 5869-77, 2005. [Article] 
7. Paredes J, Stove C, Stove V, Milanezi F, Van Marck V, Derycke L, Mareel M, Bracke M, Schmitt F
8. Paredes J, Milanezi F, Viegas L, Amendoeira I, Schmitt F
P-cadherin expression is associated with high-grade ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast. Virchows Archiv : an international journal of pathology 440: 16-21, 2002. [Article] 
 PMID: 11942571.
9. Paredes J, Milanezi F, Reis-Filho JS, Leitão D, Athanazio D, Schmitt F
Aberrant P-cadherin expression: is it associated with estrogen-independent growth in breast cancer? Pathology, research and practice 198: 795-801, 2002. [Article] 
 PMID: 12608656.
Senior Author
The Crosstalk Between Cell Adhesion and Cancer Metabolism. International journal of molecular sciences 20: ., 2019. [Review] 
Heterogeneity and Plasticity of Breast Cancer Stem Cells. Advances in experimental medicine and biology 1139: 83-103, 2019. [Article; Book Chapter] 
3. Silva MR, Marques R, Sousa B, Sardao VA, Oliveira PJ, Paredes J
P-cadherin effect in mitochondrial dynamics and biogenesis of breast cancer cells European Journal of Clinical Investigation 49: 185-186, 2019. [Meeting Abstract] 
4. Ribeiro AS, Nobre AR, Mendes N, Almeida J, Vieira AF, Sousa B, Carvalho FA, Monteiro J, Polónia A, Fonseca M, Sanches JM, Santos NC, Seruca R, Paredes J
SRC inhibition prevents P-cadherin mediated signaling and function in basal-like breast cancer cells. Cell communication and signaling : CCS 16: 75, 2018. [Article] 
5. Polónia A, Pinto R, Cameselle-Teijeiro JF, Schmitt FC, Paredes J
6. Vieira AF, Dionísio MR, Gomes M, Cameselle-Teijeiro JF, Lacerda M, Amendoeira I, Schmitt F, Paredes J
P-cadherin: a useful biomarker for axillary-based breast cancer decisions in the clinical practice. Modern pathology : an official journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Inc 30: 698-709, 2017. [Article] 
7. Ribeiro AS, Carvalho FA, Figueiredo J, Carvalho R, Mestre T, Monteiro J, Guedes AF, Fonseca M, Sanches J, Seruca R, Santos NC, Paredes J
 doi: 10.1039/c6nr04465d PMID: 27847941.
P-cadherin and the journey to cancer metastasis. Molecular cancer 14: 178, 2015. [Review] 
10. Vieira AF, Ribeiro AS, Dionísio MR, Sousa B, Nobre AR, Albergaria A, Santiago-Gómez A, Mendes N, Gerhard R, Schmitt F, Clarke RB, Paredes J
 PMID: 24553076.
11. Sousa B, Ribeiro AS, Nobre AR, Lopes N, Martins D, Pinheiro C, Vieira AF, Albergaria A, Gerhard R, Schmitt F, Baltazar F, Paredes J
12. Ribeiro AS, Sousa B, Carreto L, Mendes N, Nobre AR, Ricardo S, Albergaria A, Cameselle-Teijeiro JF, Gerhard R, Söderberg O, Seruca R, Santos MA, Schmitt F, Paredes J
 doi: 10.1002/path.4143 PMID: 23180380.
13. Vieira AF, Ricardo S, Ablett MP, Dionísio MR, Mendes N, Albergaria A, Farnie G, Gerhard R, Cameselle-Teijeiro JF, Seruca R, Schmitt F, Clarke RB, Paredes J
 doi: 10.1002/stem.1075 PMID: 22389315.
14. Schmitt F, Ricardo S, Vieira AF, Dionísio MR, Paredes J
Cancer stem cell markers in breast neoplasias: their relevance and distribution in distinct molecular subtypes. Virchows Archiv : an international journal of pathology 460: 545-53, 2012. [Review] 
15. Ricardo S, Gerhard R, Cameselle-Teijeiro JF, Schmitt F, Paredes J
Claudin expression in breast cancer: High or low, what to expect? Histology and histopathology 27: 1283-95, 2012. [Article] 
 PMID: 22936447.
16. Ricardo S, Vieira AF, Gerhard R, Leitão D, Pinto R, Cameselle-Teijeiro JF, Milanezi F, Schmitt F, Paredes J
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