Luísa Santa-Marinha

  • Lipids
  • Hippocampus
  • Memory
  • Phospholipase D
  • Alzheimer's disease

Graduated in Medicine at School of Medicine, University of Minho. PhD in Medicine at Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS), University of Minho, exploring the role of phospholipase D in hippocampal physiology and pathology along the dorsal-ventral axis. Presently working as a Psychiatry resident at Centro Hospitalar Vila Nova de Gaia/Espinho and currently studying the role of phospholipase D in neurodegenaration.

Scientific Highlights

Santa-Marinha, L., Castanho, I., Silva, R.R., Bravo, F.V., Miranda, A.M., Meira, T., Morais-Ribeiro, R., Marques, F., Xu, Y., Point du Jour, K., et al. (2020). Phospholipase D1 Ablation Disrupts Mouse Longitudinal Hippocampal Axis Organization and Functioning. Cell reports 30, 4197-4208.e4196. DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2020.02.102