Bruno has a PhD in Chemistry from Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal. He did his undergraduate studies in Biochemistry at the Faculty of Sciences of Lisbon University, Portugal. For the past years he was as a Postdoctoral Researcher at ICFO – The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain, working in the intersection between biophysical-chemistry, cell biology and immunology.
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease characterized by a misdirected attack of the immune system against the body’s own organs. Disease origins are quite complex and still not ... Read more
In a recent study, researchers from University Hospital of Split, Croatia investigated the relationship between Vitamin D, Interferon-gamma (INF-gamma) and Estradiol in females of childbearing age with inactive Systemic Lupus ... Read more
A team of researchers from Brazil and Israel review in a recent paper the evidences linking systemic lupus erythematosus and periodontal disease. The study entitled “Possible evidence of systemic lupus ... Read more
In a recent study entitled “Non-Classical monocytes display inflammatory features: Validation in Sepsis and Systemic Lupus Erythematous” published in the Scientific Reports journal, a team of researchers from India presented ... Read more
A team of researchers from Argentina and the U.S. have explained how flare-ups in multiple sclerosis patients are intimately related to their melatonin levels, a natural occurring hormone that regulates our ... Read more
In a recent review paper entitled “Defects in germinal center selection in SLE”, published in Frontiers in Immunology, the authors discuss the mechanisms leading to a deficient selection of auto-reactive B ... Read more