Marta Correia


Marta Correia holds her PhD since 2012 in Biomedicine at Universidade do Porto, and Innovation Therapeutique at Université Paris-Sud. She holds a Master in Clinical Nutrition, 2006, at Universidade de Lisboa, Faculty of Medicine and is a Clinical specialist Nutritionist (2021). Her interests are focussed on unravelling the effects of nutrients and bioactive compounds in cancer and inflammation models; one of which is the effect of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids on the tumoral process and inflammation in a gastric cancer model focused on pathogenic bacteria growth of Helicobacter pylori. She is also interested in the crosstalk between whole plant-based diets, microbiota and its implication in gut inflammation and cancer. Currently she holds an ongoing scientific employment contract awarded in the Individual Call to Scientific Employment Stimulus (ESB-UCP and CBQF).