February 2018

Postdoc at iMed.ULisboa received the EASL Mentorship Award 2018

Marta B. Afonso, a Postdoctoral fellow dedicated to the investigation of innovative therapies and technologies in precision oncology at the group Cellular Function and Therapeutic Targeting was awarded the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) Mentorship Programme with Dr. Peter R. Galle (University Medical Center Mainz, Mainz, Germany).

The EASL Mentorship Programme was created as a means of enhancing scientific exchange and personal developmental relationships in which a more experienced and knowledgeable hepatologist would guide a young investigator through a crucial stage of their career path. Dr. Peter R. Galle is leading the world gastroenterology research and medical care, with exceptional leadership and interpersonal abilities. His research has focused on elucidating important aspects of apoptotic cell death in the liver, immune escape of tumour cells and on clinical and molecular aspects of hepatocellular carcinoma.

More information is available on www.easl.eu