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Coimbra University Press

Lígia R. Salgueiro

She holds a Doctorate in Pharmacy, specialising in Pharmacognosia and Phytochemistry from the University of Coimbra (1995). Since 2008 she has been a Full Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Coimbra, where she teaches several subjects and coordinates the Post-Graduate course “Plant-derived medicine and health products”. She has been the Director of the Pharmacognosia Laboratory at the Faculty of Pharmacy since 2003. She has coordinated and/or collaborated on several research projects in the areas of Aromatic and Medicinal Plants and in European Union ALFA programmes and CYTED and the International networks: MEDUSA and PLINE. She was a member of the Scientific Commission and/or organized nine international conferences. She is a founding member of the Portuguese Phytochemistry and Phytotherapy Society, and she is currently a member of its Scientific Committee. She has published more than sixty papers in national and international journals and is the author of several book chapters. ligia@ff.uc.pt