FCT grant for Paula da Costa Martins

Portugal (25-09-2015). Paula da Costa Martins of the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences of Maastricht University received a grant from the “Foundation of Science and Technology” (FCT), the main Portuguese national funding agency for science, research and technology. This grant allows Paula to make her recent affiliation and collaboration with the Department of Physiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery, Centro Hospitalar São João, University of Porto in Portugal more visible.
Paula da Costa Martins can add this grant to a track-record of previously received grants and fellowships from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), the Dutch Heart Foundation, the European Society of Cardiology and the Fondation Leducq. The FCT grant will allow her to recruit a PhD student at the University of Porto to further support her research on noncoding RNAs in vascular diseases.