Liliana Bernardino holds a PhD in Molecular Biology at the University of Coimbra, Portugal. During her PhD, she was a visiting scientist at the Institute of Pharmacological Research "Mario Negri" (Milan, Italy) and in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Southern Denmark (Odense, Denmark). Currently, she is an auxiliary professor and researcher at the University of Beira Interior, Portugal.
Main Scientific interests:
- To identify new therapeutic strategies that can modulate stem cells activity and boost neurogenesis in order to improve brain repair of neurodegenerative disease.
- To identify new targets that can modulate microglia cell activity in order to promote neuroprotection.