Jorge LIMA, PhD

University of Porto, Porto, PT

Jorge Lima is Affiliated Professor of Biopathology at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (Portugal) and Researcher in the Cancer Signaling & Metabolism group at i3S/IPATIMUP (Portugal), where he also serves as Coordinator for International Pharma Networks and Partnerships within the Translational Research Unit.
Jorge Lima's research focuses on the crosstalk between altered metabolism and the oncogenic properties of cancer cells. In addition, he is also dedicated to understand the determinants and associated biomarkers of different properties of human cancers.
His work has provided important insights for the role played by metabolic enzymes in inherited neoplasias and the effects of mitochondrial deficiency in cancer cells. He has led collaborations between IPATIMUP and international institutes, such as Roswell Park Cancer Institute (Buffalo, USA) and Weill Cornell Medical College (New York, USA).
Jorge Lima’s scientific research has resulted in over 30 publications in peer-reviewed international journals, having over 1300 citations and an h-index of 16 (source: Scopus).