(Chemical) Bonding is what makes life possible

André RTS Araujo


Research group
Nanoplatforms for Life

Academic Staff

André R.T.S. Araujo received his BSc degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences (2005) and PhD degree in Analytical Chemistry (2011), from the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto. He is currently Assistant Professor at Institute Polytechnic of Guarda and researcher of Unit for the Development of Portugal's Inland (UDI) and REQUIMTE. His research activities have been focused on the development of enzyme-based automated methodologies in different application fields, ranging from clinical to environmental ones. Besides that, currently he is also working on dermopharmacy and cosmetics and clinical toxicology fields. He has published 27 papers in international journals with the SCI over 200 times cited.

Representative Publications

Nanoparticle-based assays in automated flow systems: A review
Determination of methadone and EDDP in oral fluid using the dried saliva spots sampling approach and gas chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry
Incorporation of Cró thermal water in a dermocosmetic formulation: cytotoxicity effects, characterization and stability studies and efficacy evaluation
Automatic methodologies to perform loading and release assays of anticancer drugs from mesoporous silicon nanoparticles
Automatic fluorometric lactate determination in human plasma samples