Natural Products – Chemistry and Bioactivity
Marisa Freitas (MF) completed her PhD degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2010, in Faculty of Pharmacy of University of Porto. In 2012, MF was awarded with a post-Doc FCT fellowship. Since 2019, MF is an Assistant Researcher in the project "Use of flavonoids in the prophylaxis of intestinal pro-inflammatory effects of silver nanoparticles (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-029248). She has 70 publications in international journals, 4 book chapters, 40 oral communications (6 as invited speaker) and 100+ poster communications in national and international conferences. Her h-index is 25 and she has 1300+ citations. She presently is the PI and researcher of a scientific research project at LAQV@REQUIMTE.
Quantitative histochemistry for macrophage biodistribution on mice liver and spleen after the administration of a pharmacological-relevant dose of polyacrylic acid-coated iron oxide nanoparticles
Biodistribution of polyacrylic acid-coated iron oxide nanoparticles is associated with proinflammatory activation and liver toxicity
Size-dependent cytotoxicity of silver nanoparticles in human neutrophils assessed by multiple analytical approaches
Polyacrylic acid-coated and non-coated iron oxide nanoparticles induce cytokine activation in human blood cells through TAK1, p38 MAPK and JNK pro-inflammatory pathways
Iron Oxide Nanoparticles: An Insight into their Biomedical Applications
Iron oxide/gold core/shell nanomagnetic probes and CdS biolabels for amplified electrochemical immunosensing of Salmonella typhimurium