The MIT Portugal Program Professor Lino Ferreira, from the CNC UC and researcher at Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Coimbra (FMUC) was interviewed by RTP - Maratona da Saúde. The Professor spoke about his research on stem cells and its importance to develop therapies for the regeneration of cardiac muscle after infarction. Lino Ferreira is the PI from the MIT Portugal Test-bed Cardiostem, which objective is to build a scientific and technological platform based in the evaluation of stem cells todevelop treatment for cardiac diseases and provide new therapies for the cardiovascular system. The Professor spoke about Cardiostem at minute 3.40mn.

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