Paula I. Moreira

University of Coimbra, Portugal


Paula I. Moreira received her Ph.D. degree in biomedical sciences from University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal, in 2007. Currently, she works as an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Medicine and Researcher at the Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra. Her research is mainly focused on the role of mitochondrial and insulin-signaling pathways in neuronal and endothelial (dys)function that occur in brain aging, Alzheimer’s disease, and diabetes. Moreira has published more than 100 scientific peer-reviewed articles and she is on the editorial board of over 10 journals. Moreira won the Stimulus to Research prize in 2003, supported by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and, in 2008, the L’Oreal for Women in Science award supported by L'Oreal Portugal/UNESCO/ FCT.

Biography Updated on 6 January 2013

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