Helena M. Ribeiro

PhD (2001) in Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical Technology), Universidade de Lisboa

Associate Professor, Galenic Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade de Lisboa

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

T (+351) 963 080 730
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Researcher ID A-5845-2017
Group Researcher ID B-5393-2014

Research Interests

Helena Ribeiro brings over 30 years of experience as a formulating pharmacist to her role as a personal care, pharmaceutics research and industry expert. Her laboratory focus is skin and nail care product development and characterization with a special interest in rheology, skin permeation mechanisms and in vitro and in vivo efficacy tests.

Selected Publications

Ribeiro HM, Allegro M, Joana J, Pedras B, Oliveira NG, Paiva, A, Barreiros, S, Gonçalves LM, Simões P. Converting Spent Coffee Grounds into Bioactive Extracts with Potential Skin Antiaging and Lightening Effects. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2018; Article ASAP DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b00108.

Marto J, Ruivo E, Lucas S, Goncalves LM, Simões S, Gouveia LF, Felix , Moreira R, Ribeiro HM, Almeida AJ. Starch nanocapsules containing a novel neutrophil elastase inhibitor with improved pharmaceutical performance Eur J Pharm Biopharm 2018; 127:1-11.

Valdes B, Serro AP ,  Gordo PM, AN Silva,  Gonçalves LM,  Santos RG, Salgado A, Marto J, Baltazar D, Bordado JM, Ribeiro HM. New polyurethanes nail lacquers for the delivery terbinafine: formulation and antifungal activity evaluation. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 2017; 106:1570-1577.

Marto J, Ascenso A, Gonçalves LM, Gouveia LF, Manteigas P, Pinto P, Oliveira E, Almeida AJ, Ribeiro HM., Melatonin-based pickering emulsion for skin’s photoprotection. Drug Delivery 2016; 23: 1594-1607 .

Raposo S, Tavares R, Gonçalves L, Simões S, Urbano M, Ribeiro HM., Mometasone-furoate – loaded cold processed oil-in-water emulsions: in vitro and in vivo studies. Drug Delivery 2015; 22: 562-572.