Mariana Barbosa

Junior Researcher

Research Group
Junior Researcher (since 2021)
Ciência Vitae

Recent publications

  • Barbosa, M; Valentao, P; Andrade, PB. 2020. Polyphenols from Brown Seaweeds (Ochrophyta, Phaeophyceae): Phlorotannins in the Pursuit of Natural Alternatives to Tackle Neurodegeneration. Marine Drugs, 18, DOI: 10.3390/md18120654
  • Barbosa, M; Valentão, P; Ferreres, F; Gil-Izquierdo, Á; Andrade, PB. 2020. In vitro multifunctionality of phlorotannin extracts from edible Fucus species on targets underpinning neurodegeneration.. FOOD CHEMISTRY, 333, DOI:
  • Lopes, G; Barbosa, M; Andrade, PB; Valentao, P. 2019. Phlorotannins from Fucales: potential to control hyperglycemia and diabetes-related vascular complications. JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYCOLOGY, 31, DOI: 10.1007/s10811-019-01816-7
  • Barbosa, M; Lopes, G; Andrade, PB; Valentao, P. 2019. Bioprospecting of brown seaweeds for biotechnological applications: Phlorotannin actions in inflammation and allergy network. TRENDS IN FOOD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 86, DOI: 10.1016/j.tifs.2019.02.037
  • Fernandes, F., Barbosa, M.,. 2018. Chemical profiling of edible seaweed (Ochrophyta) extracts and assessment of their in vitro effects on cell-free enzyme systems and on the viability of glutamate-injured SH-SY5Y cells. FOOD AND CHEMICAL TOXICOLOGY, 116(Part B), DOI: 10.1016/j.fct.2018.04.033


  • PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences - Phytochemistry and Pharmacognosy, FFUP (2018)
  • MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences, FFUP (2013)