Ivana Marisa da Costa Martins

Molecular Biology and Oncology

University of Coimbra

Ivana holds a Master’s degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the University of Coimbra, Portugal. Her fields of research include liquid biopsies, oncology, genomics and genetics. Since her Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences, Ivana has not only gained a particular interest in personalized medicine and clinical research, in the pursuit for ways to help patients, but also in science communication and outreach.

Besides her “scientific vein”, she has also a creative side, having a particular passion for music and writing.

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Stem cells can give new life to ovaries and potentially restore fertility

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Stem cells enhanced ovarian function and egg retrieval in patients with premature ovarian insufficiency

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Scientists develop a "liquid biopsy" that can detect many types of cancer through a simple blood test

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The test even saved the lives of several study participants who had no symptoms

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Fruit fly "cancer avatars" recreate mutations in tumors for personalized treatment

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Using fruit flies to mirror the tumors of patients can help with difficult to treat cancers

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