Maria João Ramalho
Maria João Ramalho holds a PhD in Biological and Chemical Engineering. Currently, MJ Ramalho is a researcher at LEPABE (Laboratory for Process Engineering, Environment, Biotechnology and Energy), and a visiting researcher at i3S (Institute for Research and Innovation in Health, University of Porto). Her research interests focuses on the design, optimization, characterization and in vitro evaluation of nanoparticles for the encapsulation of bioactive compounds for several health applications. Her PhD thesis focused on the development of efficient nanocarriers to deliver drugs to the brain. She is the author of 10 papers in international journals and 2 book chapters.