Lais Sousa da Silva Ferreira

PhD Student

University Freiburg Medical Centre
Department of Neuropathology, Neurocenter

2019 - 2021 PhD student in the lab of Prof. Dr. Marco Prinz, Department of Neuropathology, University Freiburg Medical Centre
2017 - 2019 Studies of Morphological Sciences (M.Sc.), Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2013 - 2017 Studies of Biomedical Sciences (B.Sc.), Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Awards, scholarships

2019 Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher Fellowship, member of the Innovative Training Network ENTRAIN
2017 Bachelor of Sciences graduated with honors (Cum Laude Diploma)


  • Predes D., Oliveira L.F.S., Ferreira L.S.S., Maia L.A., Delou J.M.A., Faletti A., Oliveira I., Amado N.G., Reis A.H., Fraga C.a.M., Kuster R., Mendes F.A., Borges H.L. and Abreu J.G. (2019) The Chalcone Lonchocarpin Inhibits Wnt/β-Catenin Signaling and Suppresses Colorectal Cancer Proliferation. Cancers (Basel) 11, 10.3390/cancers11121968.
  • Ferreira L.S.S., Fernandes C.S., Vieira M.N.N. and De Felice F.G. (2018) Insulin Resistance in Alzheimer’s Disease. Front Neurosci 12, 830.
  • Mendes F.A., Coelho Aguiar J.M., Kahn S.A., Reis A.H., Dubois L.G., Romão L.F., Ferreira L.S., Chneiweiss H., Moura Neto V. and Abreu J.G. (2015) Connective-Tissue Growth Factor (CTGF/CCN2) Induces Astrogenesis and Fibronectin Expression of Embryonic Neural Cells In Vitro. PLoS One 10, e0133689.