Podcast

Unfreeze your Science

Unfreeze Your Science is our podcast designed to share scientists’ work with everyone. Each episode features a life sciences researcher sharing their cutting-edge work. Explore exciting scientific projects and learn how these breakthroughs can improve people’s lives.

Episode 4

“The role of a nurse in clinical trials”

About our guest: Sara Marmé is a Clinical Research Nurse and Dermatology Nurse Practitioner at Hospital CUF Descobertas. The main goal of her work is to ensure patient safety, well-being and adherence to the trial protocol. By having a liaison role between the several healthcare professionals involved in the trial, her team works to ensure a global patient-centric approach at the forefront of medical innovation.

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Episode 3

“How many rare diseases have been identified until now?”

About our guest: Dra. Cristina Nunes is a General Practice Doctor who cares for our Lisbon office colleagues. Listen to this episode to learn more about rare diseases and help raise awareness of this theme.

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Episode 2

“Why are some people so long-lived?”

About our guest: Dr. Joris Deelen is a Research Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing. His research aims to understand why some people age more healthily than others and how much of this is encoded in the DNA. By studying genetic variants unique to long-lived individuals and biomarkers of healthy ageing, his team ultimately works to prevent age-related diseases.

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Episode 1

“Transforming immune cells as living drugs.”

About our guest: Dr. Leonardo Ferreira is an Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the Medical University of South Carolina. Fascinated by the phenomenon of immune tolerance, his long-term goal is to transform immune cells into living drugs to fight autoimmune diseases, cancer and ageing. By engineering a specific subset of T-Cells, Regulatory T-Cells (Tregs), his team works to design and develop powerful cell therapies for life-threatening diseases.

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