11 Jun 2020

Searching for the commonalities and the differences between pediatric and adult cancers

Interview with Adriana Sánchez Danés – the newest member of the research faculty at Champalimaud.

Searching for the commonalities and the differences between pediatric and adult cancers

What do the most common skin cancer and one of the most common pediatric brain tumours have in common? The two may seem unrelated, but in fact, they are both triggered by the same genetic mutations.

Adriana Sánchez Danés, the newest member of the research faculty at Champalimaud, aims to investigate these two types of cancer and understand the differences and commonalities between them, with the ultimate goal of developing novel therapeutic means to treat them.

Read the full interview here.


Adriana Sánchez Danés. Photo by: Alexandre Azinheira.