|Nome:||Maria Emília da Silva Pereira de Sousa|
|Chave de associação FCT:||J011940EEBN|
|Salas:||E2 | S27.P2.E2|
|Cargo||Data de Início|
|Membro do Conselho Cientifico||2020-04-22|
|Director de Curso de Mestrado Mestrado em Química Farmacêutica||2019-05-14|
Maria Emília da Silva Pereira de Sousa is researcher at the Research Center CIIMAR and Associate Professor with Habilitation of Organic and Medicinal Chemistry of the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Porto.
Currently, she is the Director of the Therapeutic Chemistry Division of SPQ, the Chemistry Society of Portugal and the Director of the Master in Pharmaceutical Chemistry of the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Porto. She is Associate Editor of Pharmaceuticals (MDPI) and Member of the editorial board of several journals in the area of Medicinal Chemistry.
Her area of scientific activity is centered on Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry in particular, in the structure-based design and synthesis of potential drug candidates based on plant and marine natural product leads such as xanthones, fiscalins and other O- and N- heterocycles, in studies of structure-activity relationships and preclinical/preformulation studies.
She is the author of 4 Portuguese and 3 International Patent Applications in the area of drug discovery and development of bioactive compounds.
List of Published Work: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5397-4672