João Lavrado was a post-doc researcher with an FCT (Portuguese Science Foundation) fellowship in co-supervision with Dr. Alexandra Paulo. His computer modeling research was published in the papers:
Indolo[3,2-c]quinoline G-Quadruplex Stabilizers: a Structural Analysis of Binding to the Human Telomeric G-Quadruplex
Synthesis, G-Quadruplex Stabilisation, Docking Studies, and Effect on Cancer Cells of Indolo[3,2-b]quinolines with One, Two, or Three Basic Side Chains
Presently João is working at the Portuguese pharmaceutical company Hovione.
Rafael Baptista was a young project researcher working on the P-gp/ABCB1 transporter through computer modeling techniques. Rafael Baptista had a project BI research fellowship in co-supervision with Prof. Maria-José U. Ferreira. His research was published in the paper:
Optimizing the macrocyclic diterpenic core toward the reversal of multidrug resistance in cancer
Presently Rafael is a PhD student at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences of the Aberystwyth University, UK.
Nuno Pereira was a master student in co-supervision with Dr. Maria M. M. Santos at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon. The master thesis was entitled: Innovating the pipeline of NMDA receptor antagonists.
Nuno also developed inhibitors of the p53-MDM2 interaction. The computer modeling research was published in the paper:
Oxazoloisoindolinones with in vitro antitumor activity selectively activate a p53-pathway through potential inhibition of the p53-MDM2 interaction
Presently Nuno is working at the Portuguese pharmaceutical company Hovione.
Ana Maria Ferreira was a master student in co-supervision with Prof. Catarina Casanova at ISCSP (Social and Political Sciences Institute), Technical University of Lisbon. The master thesis was entitled: Malária. Que factores determinam, na indústria farmacêutica, as dotações orçamentais para a investigação e uma vacina? (Malaria. Which are the main factors that determinate, in the pharmaceutical industry, the total budget for the investigation of a vaccine?). Abstract available in English.
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