Dr. Milena Soares has a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1990) and a PhD in Biological Sciences (Biophysics) from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1997). She holds a doctorate sandwich at Harvard University-USA (1992-1996), where she also worked as Visiting Researcher. She is currently Researcher at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation / BA. She has experience in Immunology and Pharmacology, working mainly in the following subjects: immunopathology and Immunomodulation, stem cell therapy and pharmacology of natural and synthetic products.
Immunoregulation in leishmaniasis
Immunopathology of Chagas’ disease
Evaluation of the pharmacological activity of natural products.
Preclinical and clinical studies of stem cell therapies in degenerative diseases.