COST MitoEAGLE – Hradec Králové, Czech Republic

Filomena Silva and Carlos Palmeira, CNC UC researchers attended – 12th Conference on Mitochondrial Physiology “The role of mitochondria in lifestyle and metabolic syndrome- COST MitoEAGLE perspectives” held on 15 – 18 November 2017 in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic. At the conference participated more than 100 participants from 31 countries and 4 continents. More info: … Read more

RISE “mtFOIE GRAS” Networking Meeting

On October 9th 2017 the Mediagnost and Microbiolytics, (Germany) hosted a project networking meeting to bring together representatives of mtFOIE GRAS (RISE) projects partners. This meeting aimed at facilitating the collaboration and knowledge sharing among project beneficiaries and at creating synergies for effective project implementation and coordinated results. All project representatives worked to identify common … Read more

Filomena Silva Secondment – Oroboros

Filomena Silva from CNC, Portugal is on secondment at Oroboros Instruments, Innsbruck, Austria, for the coming five months. Her research activities consisted of understanding mitochondrial remodelling in NAFLD. The objective is to obtain the suitable characterization of mitochondrial function and biogenesis during NAFLD progression. Filomena is involved in the task to develop advanced methodology: to … Read more

Launch of the European Project RISE

(Launch of the European Project RISE (Research and Innovation Staff Exchange Project) “mtFOIE GRAS”) H2020 Project RISE “mtFOIE GRAS” European Training Network, focuses on metabolic mechanisms, biomarker discovery and treatments for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD), was launched on 1 June 2017. Project Kick-off Meeting was held in Coimbra, Portugal on 14 June 2017. The … Read more