Catarina M. Trigo has a MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the Faculty of Pharmacy of Universidade de Lisboa since 2020. Currently, she is a PhD student under the supervision of Prof. Joana Miranda (FCT fellowship 2021.09328.BD). Her PhD work aims at exploring the regenerative potential of mesenchymal stem cells-derived secretome to modulate neuroinflammatory pathologies, including to reduce the neurological sequelae associated with COVID-19. Since the beginning of her PhD, Catarina has already five conference abstracts, one oral communication and one poster. She is a student member of the Portuguese Society for Stem Cells and Cell Therapies (SPCE-TC) and of Portuguese Society of Pharmacology (SPF).