Departments

Position
Investigadora (PhD)
Alexandra Machado

PhD researcher, Formulations and Process Development

PhD in Biomedical Engineering at University of Minho

Areas of expertise:

Drug Delivery; Nanoencapsulamento; Conjugação droga-polímero; Materiais Bioativos; Hidrogéis; Péptidos Antimicrobianos; Regeneração Óssea; Caracterização Biofísica

Previous positions:

Scientific Research Fellow at Instituto Nacional de Engenharia Biomédica (INEB), Porto

9 scientific publications; h-index (Scopus): 5

Two relevant publications:

Machado, A., Pereira, I., Silva, V., Pires I., Prada J., Poeta P., Costa L., Pereira, J.E., Gama, M. (2022). Injectable hydrogel as a carrier of vancomycin and a cathelicidin-derived peptide for osteomyelitis treatment. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research – Part A 110(11), 1786–1800. https://doi.org/10.1002/jbm.a.37432

Machado A., Cunha-Reis C., Araújo F., Nunes R., Seabra V., Ferreira D., das Neves J., Sarmento B. (2016). Development and in vivo safety assessment of tenofovir-loaded nanoparticles-in-film as a novel vaginal microbicide delivery system. Acta Biomaterialia 44, 332–340. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2016.08.018