Paula Soares was born in Braga, Portugal in 1962. She received her degree in biology in 1987 from the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, the M.S. degree in oncobiology, and the Ph.D. degree in human biology from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto, in 1993 and 1998, respectively. She is an Auxiliary Professor of biopathology at the Medical Faculty of Porto. Soares coordinates the Research Group of Cancer Biology at the Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto (IPATIMUP). She has more than 100 original papers in peer-reviewed international journals. The majority of her papers address problems of thyroid carcinogenesis and thyroid molecular pathology. Soares is a Member of the European Thyroid Association (ETA) and European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (ENETS). Her main interests include oncobiology of thyroid and neuroendocrine tumors.
Biography Updated on 7 February 2011