Liliana Aranha Caetano

PhD (2016) in Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical Technology), Universidade de Lisboa

Invited Assistant Professor, Pharmacy


Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade de Lisboa — Av. Prof. Gama Pinto, 1649-003 Lisboa, Portugal

T (+351) 218 980 458
Researcher ID O-4292-2016
Group Researcher ID B-5393-2014

Research Interests

  • Nanomedicine
  • Drug delivery systems
  • Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Mucosal vaccines

Selected Publications

Caetano LA, Figueiredo L, Almeida AJ, Gonçalves LMD. BCG-loaded chitosan microparticles: Interaction with macrophages and preliminary in vivo studies. J Microencapsul 2017; 34: 203-217.

Caetano LA, Almeida AJ, Gonçalves LMD. Effect of experimental parameters on alginate/chitosan microparticles for BCG encapsulation. Mar Drugs 2016; 14: 90.

Caetano LA, Almeida AJ, Gonçalves LMD (2014). Approaches to tuberculosis mucosal vaccine development using nanoparticles and microparticles: a review. J Biomed Nanotechnol, 10: 2295-2316.

Caetano LA, Amaral R, Figueiredo L, Almeida AJ, Gonçalves LMD. Chitosan-alginate microparticulate delivery system for an alternative route of administration of BCG vaccine. 3rd Portuguese Meeting in Bioengineering, I EEE EMBS (Braga, Portugal). 2013 Abstract book pp. 69-71. DOI: 10.1109/ENBENG.2013.6518391; ISBN 9781467348591.

Hermeling S, Aranha L, Damen JMA, Slijper M, Schellekens H, Crommelin DJA, Jiskoot W. Structural characterization and immunogenicity in wild-type and immune tolerant mice of degraded recombinant human interferon alpha2b. Pharm Res 2005; 22: 1997-2006.