Maria Dos Anjos Pires

University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro Portugal

Maria dos Anjos Pires had her veterinary degree from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Lisbon, Portugal, in 1988. She obtained her MSc in Immunology at ICBAS from Porto University and her Ph.D. degree (Veterinary Sciences) at the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD, Portugal). Her principal activity is as a veterinary pathologist and professor at UTAD. Her research areas include immunology and molecular markers of oncology and inflammation. The genital system pathophysiology, including the endometrial cycle the embryo–maternal interaction, and disorders of sexual development, are the principal areas of research in the last years. She often supervises students preparing for their internship, master's, or doctoral theses in the Veterinary or Biochemical and Genetics areas. She is also a frequent referee for various journals in the area. Additional information can be found at

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