Associate Lab REAL has its kick-off meeting

On last monday, June 27, 2022, the inaugural meeting of the Associate Laboratory REAL, led by NOVA Medical School, took place in our campus.

This Associate Laboratory joins the CHRC of the NMS/ENSP/UE with the GHTM of the Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (IHMT) of the NOVA University and the Laboratory for Instrumentation, Biomedical Engineering and Radiation Physics (LIBPhys) of the University of Coimbra, of the NOVA University of Lisbon and the University of Lisbon.

"REAL is committed to stimulating research of excellency and new discoveries - vaccines, health literacy tools, biomarkers (digital, genetic, serologic) and novel treatments - and successfully identifying opportunities for technology transfer aligned with societal challenges and public policies, promoting joint ventures between academia, private and public institutions", says the coordinator of REAL, our dean Helena Canhão.

Representatives from all partner institutions were present at the meeting, including Helena Canhão, Patrícia Calado, Pedro Póvoa, Rute Dinis de Sousa (NMS - UNL), Julian Perelman (ENSP - UNL), Armando Raimundo (UÉ), Ana Paula Arez, Marcelo Urbano, Rosario Oliveira Martins (IHMT - UNL), José Paulo Santos (FCT - UNL), António Mota (FMD-UL) and Ana Londral (VOH CoLAB).