People

Alexandra R Fernandes

Research Lab Leader

Research Group
Position
Assistant Professor (since 2013)
Personal Website
Email
ma.fernandes@fct.unl.pt
Phone number
(+351) 212948530 (ext: 11107)
Researcher ID
Ciência Vitae

Recent publications

  • Rodrigo, AP; Mendes, VM; Manadas, B; Grosso, AR; de Matos, APA; Baptista, PV; Costa, PM; Fernandes, AR. 2021. Specific Antiproliferative Properties of Proteinaceous Toxin Secretions from the Marine Annelid Eulalia sp. onto Ovarian Cancer Cells. Marine Drugs, 19, DOI: 10.3390/md19010031
  • Roma-Rodrigues, C; Raposo, LR; Valente, R; Fernandes, AR; Baptista, PV. 2021. Combined cancer therapeutics-Tackling the complexity of the tumor microenvironment. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews-Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology, DOI: 10.1002/wnan.1704
  • Roma-Rodrigues, C; Rivas-Garcia, L; Baptista, PV; Fernandes, AR. 2020. Gene Therapy in Cancer Treatment: Why Go Nano?. MOLECULAR PHARMACEUTICS, 12, DOI: 10.3390/pharmaceutics12030233
  • Oliveira, B; Veigas, B; Fernandes, AR; Aguas, H; Martins, R; Fortunato, E; Baptista, PV. 2020. Fast Prototyping Microfluidics: Integrating Droplet Digital Lamp for Absolute Quantification of Cancer Biomarkers. SENSORS, 20, DOI: 10.3390/s20061624
  • Restani, RB; Pires, RF; Baptista, PV; Fernandes, AR; Casimiro, T; Bonifacio, VDB; Aguiar-Ricardo, A. 2020. Nano-in-Micro Sildenafil Dry Powder Formulations for the Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Disorders: The Synergic Effect of POxylated Polyurea Dendrimers, PLGA, and Cholesterol. PARTICLE & PARTICLE SYSTEMS CHARACTERIZATION, DOI: 10.1002/ppsc.201900447

Main research interests

  • Cancer Diagnostics
  • Cancer Therapy
  • Human Genetics
  • Human Diseases Diagnostics
  • Cancer Biomarkers
  • Molecular Genetics

Degrees

  • PhD in Biotechnology, Instituto Superior Técnico (2000)