Prof. João Nuno Moreira University of Coimbra, Portugal

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João Nuno Moreira is a Tenured Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Coimbra, Portugal. He obtained his Masters of Science in Cellular Biology and his degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences (PharmD) at the University of Coimbra, and his PhD in Pharmaceutical Technology at the University of... read moreCoimbra and the University of Alberta,
Edmonton, Canada. He is also the Principal Investigator at the Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (CNC) at the University of Coimbra.

João Nuno Moreira’s scientific activity is focused on the design of lipid-based nanosystems for drug and nucleic acid targeted delivery, addressing the impact on the tumor microenvironment, both at the cellular and molecular level. He has experience in coordination of funded research projects as principal investigator and participates as co-investigator in several funded research projects, within academia as well as in collaboration with pharmaceutical industry. He is the co-author of several publications in peer-reviewed journals, 8 book chapters, and 5 granted patents.