Diretor de Departamento (PhD)
David Learmonth

Director, Formulations and Process Development

PhD in Applied Chemistry, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Previous positions:

Chief Technology Officer at Stemmatters, Biotecnologia e Medicina Regenerativa, Guimarães, Portugal

Innovation, Technical Transfer & Intellectual Property Manager, 3B’s Research Group, Headquarters of the European Institute for Excellence on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Guimarães, Portugal

Head of Chemical Research, BIAL – Portela & Cª, Porto

36 scientific publications; h-index (Scopus): 19

Two relevant publications:

Pinto, T.V., Silva, C.A., Siquenique, S., Learmonth, D.A. Micro- and Nanocarriers for Encapsulation of Biological Plant Protection Agents: A Systematic Literature Review. ACS Agricultural Science and Technology, 2022, 2(5), 838–857.

David A. Learmonth, Pedro M. Costa, Tiago R. Veloso, Cristiana B. Cunha, Mafalda P. Cautela, Cristina Correia, Mariana C. Vallejo and Rui A. Sousa. Synthesis and biological evaluation of a bioinspired, tissue-adhesive gellan gum-based hydrogel designed for minimally invasive delivery and retention of chondrogenic cells. Biomater. Sci., 2020, 8, 3697-371.