• 291 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
20122019
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Personal information

Paula received her Master degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade de Lisboa in 2009. She finished her PhD in December 2015 where she focused on the development of multifunctional nanoparticles suitable for cancer theranostics under the supervision of Prof. Dr. João Paulo Borges, Prof. Dr. Isabel Ferreira and Prof. Dr. Carlos Novo from IHMT. Currently Paula is working in the development of multifunctional magnetic devices for biomedical applications.

Research interests

Her main research interests are related to the production and characterization of magnetic and composite nanoparticles and their application in magnetic hyperthermia, MRI and drug delivery. Other interests also include thermosensitive microgels and colloidal electrospinning.

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Research Output at NOVA 2012 2019

  • 291 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
  • 11 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 2 Review article

Application of hyperthermia for cancer treatment: Synthesis and characterization of magnetic nanoparticles and their internalization on tumor cell lines

Chaparro, C. I. P., Loureiro, L. R., Valente, M. A., Videira, P. A., Borges, J. P. & Soares, P. I. P., 15 Apr 2019, 6th IEEE Portuguese Meeting on Bioengineering, ENBENG 2019 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 8692485

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Oncology
Tumors
Succimer
Iron oxides
Cells
6 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Iron oxides
Cellulose
Nanoparticles
Membranes
Composite materials
1 Downloads (Pure)

Functional Stimuli-Responsive Gels: Hydrogels and Microgels

Echeverria, C., Fernandes, S. N., Godinho, M. H., Borges, J. P. & Soares, P. I. P., Jun 2018, In : Gels. 4, 2, 54.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File

Hybrid polysaccharide-based systems for biomedical applications

Soares, P. I. P., Echeverria, C., Baptista, A. C., João, C. F. C., Fernandes, S. N., Almeida, A. P. C., Silva, J. C., Godinho, M. H. & Borges, J. P., 6 Jun 2017, Hybrid Polymer Composite Materials: Applications. Elsevier Inc., p. 107-149 43 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
Polysaccharides
Hybrid materials
Functional materials
Intelligent materials
Chitin
4 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Composite membranes
Electrospinning
Gels
Povidone
Fibers