Sustainable Nanochemistry

Polymer Theranostics & Bioenergy

Ongoing Research Projects

2021-2022 Cystathionine-β-synthase inhibition as a therapeutic approach in colorectal and lung cancer. Funding Agency: Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Co-Principal Investigator.

2021-2024 Urease next-generation inhibition therapy. PTDC/MED-QUI/3542/2020. Funding Agency: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia. Co-Principal Investigator.

2018-2022 Dendrimer-based report-eradication antineoplasic machines. PTDC/MEC-ONC/29327/2017. Funding Agency: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia. Principal Investigator.

2019-2021
Tackling multiple myeloma by osteoblast cross-regulation. Funding Agency: AMGEN. Principal Investigator.

2018-2022 Engineering of smart exosomes for amyloid-beta clearance in Alzheimer. Funding Agency: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia.

Previous Research Projects

2018-2020 DREAM. Funding Agency: Instituto Português de Oncologia de Lisboa Francisco Gentil. Principal Investigator.

2013-2014
Artificial leaves. EXPL/CTM-ENE/1502/2013. Funding Agency: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia. Principal Investigator.

2009-2012
Just in time dendrimers. PTDC/CTM/099452/2008. Funding Agency: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia. Principal Investigator.


Projects in Chemical Education

2020-2021 Touch on Chemistry. PIP project to teach organic chemistry under a virtual reality environment. A collaboration between the Chemical Engineering Department, the Engineering Informatics Department and INESC-ID from Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa. Funding Agency: Instituto Superior Técnico.

2015 STEREO+ - Ciência para todos: Som estéreo e navegação molecular como estratégia inclusiva integrada para o ensino de química. A collaboration between FCT-UNL and ACAPO. Funding Agency: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.

2009 CHEM4ALL - ICT tools for teaching chemistry to blinds and visually impaired students. RIPD/APD/109547/2009. A collaboration between FCT-UNL and ACAPO. Funding Agency: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia.

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