Joana Pinheiro

  • Oncobiology
  • Cancer metabolism
  • Tumor microenvirnoment
  • RKIP
  • Solid Tumors

Joana Pinheiro is a PhD student in the Health Sciences doctoral program of School of Medicine, University of Minho, working on the project entitled “Unraveling the role of RKIP protein in the modulation of solid tumors microenvironment”. She has a degree in Biochemistry from University of Minho (2018), and a Master’s degree in Health Sciences from School of Medicine, University of Minho (2021), having developed a dissertation in ICVS about the role of RKIP protein in the modulation of lung cancer cell metabolism.

Scientific Highlights

1. Gabriela-Freitas, Maria*; Pinheiro, Joana*; Raquel-Cunha, Ana; Cardoso-Carneiro, Diana; Martinho, Olga. “RKIP as an Inflammatory and Immune System Modulator: Implications in Cancer”. Biomolecules 9 12 (2019): 769. (*Co-authorship)
2. Cardoso-Carneiro, Diana; Raquel-Cunha, Ana; Pinheiro, Joana; Gabriela-Freitas, Maria; Fontão, Patrícia; Reis, Rui M.; Martinho, Olga. “Implications of RKIP protein in cancer prognosis and therapy response: A literature update”. In Prognostic and Therapeutic Applications of RKIP in Cancer, 389-414. Elsevier, 2020