Adelina Gama

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Adelina Gama graduated in Veterinary Medicine in 1998 at the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD), Vila Real, Portugal. She gained her Master in Molecular Genetics in 2003 at the University of Minho (Braga, Portugal) and her PhD in Veterinary Sciences at UTAD, in 2008. She is Assistant Professor in the Veterinary Sciences Department and serves as a veterinary pathologist at the Histology and Anatomic Pathology Laboratory at UTAD. She is Director of the Integrated Master of Veterinary Medicine course of UTAD since 2021. Member of the Animal and Veterinary Research Center (CECAV) and the Associate Laboratory for Animal and Veterinary Sciences, her research activity mainly focuses on the study of animal tumors (especially mammary gland tumors), namely in the understanding of the biological mechanisms involved in tumorigenesis and metastasis, as well as in the search for diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic biomarkers. Adelina Gama supervises/supervised several PhD/Masters students and is author/co-author of several articles in international indexed journals, book chapters and of the recent classification of mammary tumors of domestic animals.