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Helena Branco
Research fellow

Helena Branco graduated in Biochemistry at the Faculty of Sciences and School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences of the University of Porto (FCUP/ICBAS-UP), in 2019. During her last BSc year, she developed an internship entitled "Role of SPARC's peptide 2.3 on endothelial and prostate cancer cells" at i3S/INEB and DQB/FCUP. In 2021, she concluded her MSc degree in Oncology at ICBAS-UP, during which she conducted her master's dissertation entitled "Studying the chemosensitizing effect of Pirfenidone in non-small cell lung cancer cell lines" at the Cancer Drug Resistance group of i3S/IPATIMUP.

Currently, Helena is a Scientific Research Fellow on the project “CTEVs .: Circulating Tumor Extracellular Vesicles for minimally-invasive detection of Minimal Residual Disease in Acute Myeloid Leukemia patients" at the Cancer Drug Resistance group of i3S/IPATIMUP.