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December 4, 2008

UTL/Santander Totta Scientific Award 2008

Professor Joaquim M. Sampaio Cabral wins "Prémio Científico UTL/Santander Totta 2008" in Biological Engineering, Biochemistry and Biotecnology. The award is the recognition of the scientific work and career and is sponsored by Santander Totta bank.

September 15, 2008

First Annual FLAD Educational Innovation Awards 2008

Cláudia Lobato da Silva (assistant professor at IST) was distinguished with the First Annual FLAD Educational Innovation Award. This award from the Luso-American Foundation based in Lisbon recognizes the extraordinary efforts of Portuguese faculty members in the MIT-Portugal Program to create educational programs at the highest standards of excellence.

July 16, 2008

National Television segment on Leukemia

Professor Joaquim Cabral participated on a national television program on leukemia. This program focused on the disease, its impact on society and patitens and on the latest therapies available. Within this last focus Porfessor Cabral elaborated on the participation of the Stem Cell Bioengineering Lab in the Mesenchymal Stem Cell Project on clinical application of this cells in leukemia patients.

September, 2008

TV segment on Innovation - Geração HighTech

Cable TV channel AXN program Geração HighTech. The program focused on the impact of this MIT|Portugal in the academia, both faculty and students, and more generally in the global impact for Portugal. Professor Paulo Ferrão (MIT|Portugal program coordinator) Professor Joaquim Cabral (MIT|Portugal program Bioengineering Systems co-coordinator) and the student David Malta were interviewed.

July 15, 2008

4th International Meeting of the Portuguese Society for Stem Cells and Cell Therapies (SPCE-TC)

The Stem Cell Bioengineering Laboratory will host the 4th International Meeting of the Portuguese Society for Stem Cells and Cell Therapies (SPCE-TC) to take place at Instituto Superior Técnico from the 28th to the 30th of April 2009.