Food Quality and Technology
PhD in Nutrition and Food Chemistry in 2005 at University of Porto (UP). Held postdoctoral positions at UP, REQUIMTE and CIBIO. Has over 5 years of teaching experience in food chemistry. Currently he is a researcher at LAQV-REQUIMTE with expertise in: (i) human cell based assays for testing the effects of food bioactive/toxic compounds as well as their bioaccessibility/intestinal transport and; (ii) molecular biology methods (qPCR/HRMA) to evaluate food authenticity and safety of plants, animal and fungi, Participates in international (FP7, H2020) and national funded projects. H index of 11, published 43 papers, 4 book chapters and over 50 communications. Supervised/co-supervised 8 MSc and 4 PhD thesis.
Delphinidin-3-O-glucoside inhibits angiogenesis via VEGFR2 downregulation and migration through actin disruption
Antiproliferative effect of beer and hop compounds against human colorectal adenocarcinome Caco-2 cells