Ongoing Research Projects


Reference Projects

Principal Investigator (PI)/

Institutional Researcher (IR)

Start Date Finish Date
PTDC/BIM-MEC/6631/2014 Breast cancer therapeutics with Vif Isabel Barahona (PI) 18/04/2016  17/04/2019
23940 (Aviso 02/SAICT/2016) Additive manufacturing of zirconia and nanostructured alumina/zirconia dental prosthesis Ana Paula Serro (PI) 01/10/2017  31/10/2019
PTDC/CTM-BIO/3640/2014 Sterilization of clinically active hydrogels: looking for efficient strategies Ana Paula Serro (PI) 01/07/2016  30/06/2019
PTDC/CTM-BIO/3946/2014 Production of micro and nanosized coamorphous materials with therapeutic activity using supercritical fluid technology embedded in laminates for transdermal and oral deliveries Ana Isabel Fernandes (IR) 01/07/2016  30/06/2019
PTDC/DTP-SAP/0859/2014 Phleboviruses in Portugal: vectors, pathogenesis and co-infections António Pedro Alves de Matos (IR) 01/07/2016  30/06/2019
PTDC/MAR-BIO/6044/2014 3Qs for quality – Development of molecular sensors and technologies for seafood quality assessment António Pedro Alves de Matos (IR) 01/06/2016  31/05/2019
PTDC/MAR-BIO/0113/2014 Of pigments and toxins: an integrative approach to the biotechnological potential of a marine polychaete António Pedro Alves de Matos (IR) 03/07/2016  02/07/2019
PTDC/BBB-BEP/0561/2014 DNA repair - from bacteria to man Francisco Jorge Caldeira (IR) 01/01/2016  31/12/2018
SAICT-POL/24288/2016 Molecular Design for Dental Restoration Francisco Jorge Caldeira (PI) 21/01/2018 20/07/2019


Projects in collaboration with other Institutions
Institutional Researcher

Improving current barriers for controlling pharmaceutical compounds in urban wastewater treatment systems

Aida Duarte

Omica Platform for Prevention and Control of Infections and Resistance to Antimicrobials

Aida Duarte
Phage-Enzybiotic: dealing with critical pathogenic antibiotic-resistant bacteria   Aida Duarte
Oral mucoadhesive oral dexamethasone phosphate as a prophylactic strategy for everolimus mucositis Aida Duarte
FructYEAST - Exploring unique metabolic traits of biotechnological interest in fructophilic yeasts   Madalena Oom
Importance of late diagnoses in the spread of the HIV epidemic in Portugal: a multidisciplinary approach   Perpétua Gomes
HIVMigrants: HIV-1 transmission in migrants: when, where, how and why? - Genomics, socio-behavioral and clinical data to understand HIV-1 transmission in migrants: an innovative approach  Perpétua Gomes 
HIVERA-BESTHOPE project: Bio-Molecular and Epidemiological Surveillance of HIV Transmitted Drug Resistance, Hepatitis Co-Infections and Ongoing Transmission Patterns in Europe (HIVERA Transnational Cooperation)  Perpétua Gomes
Infected diabetic foot phage therapy   Patrícia Cavaco-Silva
Phage therapy of ventilator-associated pneumonias   Patrícia Cavaco-Silva
Antibacterial activity of compounds of natural origin or of chemical synthesis Aida Duarte
Clinical impact of Klebsiella pneumoniae colonization / infection: persistence and resistance to antibiotics. Macro genomic and micro-evolution of 500 strains of K. pneumoniae, identified during a period of three decades and coming from health units of Lisbon and several cities of Portugal Aida Duarte
Literacy in health and adherence to therapeutics Filipa A. Costa
Knowledge, Awareness and Practice around Medication Adherence of Physicians treating Cardiovascular Patients Filipa A. Costa
Evaluation of the prevalence of adherence to oral antineoplastic therapy and exploratory analysis of its determinants Filipa A. Costa
ARIA (Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma) at the pharmacy Filipa A. Costa
The impact of Pharmaceutical Intervention on health-related quality of life Filipa A. Costa
Implementation of Pharmacogenetic (PGx) Testing when Optimizing Anticoagulant  Use within Community Pharmacy Practice Filipa A. Costa
Early detection of atrial fibrillation using innovative technologies: potential role of pharmacists in raising the awareness and in preventing a major cause of death Filipa A. Costa
Characterization of drug-resistant TB and HIV, and associated socio-behavioral factors among migrants in Lisbon Perpétua Gomes