Chemical Process Engineering and Forest Products Research Centre

Ana Silva

Ana Silva

Ana Miguel Duarte Matos da Silva

Auxiliary Professor at Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra

PhD in Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, 2011

Academic exams of Scientific and Pedagogic Proficiency, University Coimbra, 2002

Diploma in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 1996

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Research group
Environment, Reaction, Separation and Thermodynamics (GERST)
Teaching activities


General Microbiology


Research interests

Clinical Virology Environmental

Microbiology and Public Health

Key publications

Matos, Ana; Duque, Vitor ; Luxo, Cristina; Melico-Silvestre, Antonio; Major, Eugene O. 2012. Individuals infected with JC polyomavirus do not present detectable JC virus DNA in oropharyngeal fluids. J Gen Virol. 93:692-7 

Matos A, Duque V, Beato S, Poiares-da-Silva J, Major E, Meliço-Silvestre A. 2010. Characterization of JC human polyomavirus infection in a Portuguese population. J Med Virol. 82:494-504. 

Duque V, Matos AM, Saraiva da Cunha J, Meliço-Silvestre A. 2010. Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy in HIV-2 infection. Case report. J Clin Virol. 48:215-17. 

Matos AM, Duque V, Meliço-Silvestre A, Poiares da Silva J. 2007. JC virus excretion pattern in HIV infected Portuguese patients. J Neurovirol. 13 (Suppl. 1): 102-103. 

Matos A, Beato S, Duque V, Meliço-Silvestre A, Donato A, Silveira L, Poiares da Silva J. 2006. High prevalence of JC virus urinary excretion in immunocompetent Portuguese patients. J Neurovirol. 12 (Suppl. 1): 50.

Other information
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-5764-0023