Tiffany S. Pinho

  • Regenerative medicine
  • central nervous system
  • biomaterials
  • stem cells

Tiffany Pinho is a PhD student at the Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS) of the University of Minho. She holds a degree in Anatomical Pathology and has completed her MSc in Cellular and Molecular Biology. Since then she has been working in the field of neurosciences. During her PhD, supervised by António Salgado she is interested in the field of combinatorial therapies with biomaterials and stem cells secretome for regenerative medicine of the central nervous system, particularly spinal cord injury.

Scientific Highlights

2019: FCT PhD fellowship at Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS), School of Medicine – University of Minho; Pinho TS, Cunha CB, Lanceros-Méndez S, Salgado AJ. Electroactive Smart Materials for Neural Tissue Regeneration. ACS Applied bio Materials. 2021 Sep;4(9):6604-6618.

Projects

Enabling Technologies in CNS Repair

Recent advances in the field of electronics, miniaturisation and microfabrication and a deeper understanding of the interface between physics and living matter for sensing and neural stimulation allow us to develop new…

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