Ana Catarina is currently a PhD student from the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Coimbra, with a fellowship supported by FCT. Her PhD project aims to elucidate the contribution of cellular senescence in the skin to systemic aging. The referred research work has been performed at the Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra. In the Cell and Molecular Aging Lab from Doctor João Passos at the Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minnesota, USA), Ana will have the opportunity to work with renowned researchers in the field of cellular senescence and aging, and to have access to exclusive research models and tools to study skin senescence.

Universidade de Coimbra – Mayo Clinic

Grant duration:9 months