Marta Mendanha

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Neuroinflammation
  • PLD2
  • Hippocampus

I am a Master’s student in Applied Biochemistry at the University of Minho. In 2020, I obtained the my Bachelor’s degree in Applied Biology (School of Sciences, University of Minho). Currently, I am focused on studying the role of Phospholipase D2 in mediating neuroinflammation in Alzheimer’s Disease, under the guidance of Prof. Tiago Gil Oliveira as part of my master’s thesis.

Scientific Highlights

2020: Uminho Award for Initiation in Scientific Research


Lipids in Alzheimer’s disease

Here we propose to study how brain regional lipid composition contributes to susceptibility to neurodegenerative disorders. We use different approaches to tackle this question, from mass…

Read More