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Ana Grenha

Associate Member
Short bio & current area(s) of interest
Ana Grenha has received her PhD in Pharmacy-Pharmaceutical Technology from the University of Santiago de Compostela – Spain in 2007. She is Assistant Professor in Pharmaceutical Technology at the University of Algarve in Portugal since 2007 and is a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Marine Sciences (CCMAR-UAlg), being an active collaborator of the Centre for Biomedical Research (CBMR-UAlg) and the iMed.ULisboa from the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Lisbon. She is the PI of the Drug Delivery Laboratory, which is dedicated to the design and development of particulate carriers for drug delivery, with a particular focus on inhalation. The research group is also keen on exploring the potential of natural materials, namely polysaccharides, fostering new applications that benefit from their intrinsic properties. She has been the PI of several funded projects, and has authored 48 papers in international peer-reviewed journals, 7 book chapters and 1 patent in the field of drugs and drug delivery systems. In 2020 she received the Robalo Cordeiro Award from the Portuguese Society of Pneumology, attributed to a scientific project on pulmonary vaccination. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Centre for Marine Sciences since January 2018.

BSc (2001) in Pharmacy, Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Porto, Portugal

PhD (2007) in Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical Technology), University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal

Principal Investigator, Centre for Marine Sciences, Faro, Portugal

Associate Member, iMed.ULisboa, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

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