Joaquim M. Sampaio Cabral


Full Professor

Head of Department of Bioengineering
Director of the Associated Laboratory Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering
Head of the BioEngineering Research Group
Principal Investigator of the Stem Cell Bioengineering and Regenerative Medicine Laboratory
Coordinator of the Ph.D. program on Bioengineering (MIT-Portugal Program)

Instituto Superior Técnico (IST)
Av. Rovisco Pais
1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
Room: Alameda Torre Sul 8-6.13 / Taguspark 13.2.27
Phone: +351-21-8419063
e-mail: joaquim.cabral@ist.utl.pt
Webpage: http://berg.ist.utl.pt/scbl/

Background

Habilitation ”Agregação”, IST, 1989
Post-doctorate, MIT, 1983-1984
Ph. D., IST, 1983
Graduation in Chemical Engineering, IST,1976

Research Interests

Stem Cells Research for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine; Stem Cell Bioprocessing and Manufacturing: Development of novel stem cell bioreactors and advanced bioseparation and purification processes.

Selected Publications

Barbosa, H.S.C, Fernandes, T.G., Dias, T.P., Diogo, M.M., Cabral, J.M.S., New Insights into the Mechanisms of Embryonic Stem Cell Self-Renewal under Hypoxia: a Multifactorial Analysis Approach, Plos One 7(6), e38963 (2012)

Coelho, M.B., Cabral, J.M.S., Jeffrey M. Karp, J.M., Intraoperative Stem Cell Therapy, Ann. Rev. Biomed. Eng.14, 325-349 (2012)

Fernandes-Platzgummer, A., Diogo, M.M., Baptista, R.P., da Silva, C.L., Cabral, J.M.S., “Scale-Up of Mouse Embryonic Stem Cell Expansion in Stirred Bioreactors”, Biotechnol. Progr., 27(5), 1421-1432 (2011)

Rodrigues, C.A.V., Fernandes, T.G., Diogo, M.M., da Silva, C.L., Cabral, J.M.S., “Stem Cell Cultivation in Bioreactors”, Biotechnol. Adv., 29(6), 815-829 (2011)

dos Santos, F.; Andrade, P.Z.; Abecasis, M.M.; Gimble, J.M.; Chase, L.G.; Campbell, A.M.; Boucher, S.; Vemuri, M.C.; da Silva, C.L., Cabral, J.M.S. “Toward a Clinical-Grade Expansion of Mesenchymal Stem Cells from Human Sources: A Microcarrier-Based Culture System Under Xeno-Free Conditions” Tissue Eng., Part C , 17 (12) 1201-1210 (2011)