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CIEPQPF

Chemical Process Engineering and Forest Products Research Centre

Patrícia Coimbra

Name
Position
Qualifications
Patrícia Coimbra

Patrícia Manuela Almeida Coimbra

Postdoctoral Researcher

PhD in Chemical Engineering, University of Coimbra, 2010

Master in Biochemical Engineering, University of Coimbra 2004

Diploma in Chemical Engineering, University of Coimbra, 2001  

E-mail address

patrici3@eq.uc.pt

patrici3@sapo.pt

Telephone
+351-239798758
Research group
Particles, Polymers and Biomaterials (PPB)
Research interests

Biomaterials

Nanostructured drug delivery systems

Eletrospun matrices for localized drug delivery

Chemical modification of natural polymers

Key publications

P. Coimbra, P. Ferreira, P. Alves, M.H. Gil, Polysaccharide-based complexes and polyelectrolyte multilayers for biomedical applications, in: M.H. Gil (Ed.), Carbohydrates Applications in Medicine, Research Signpost, Kerala, 2014, pp. 1-29, (ISBN: 978-81-308-0523-8).

A. Figueiredo, P. Coimbra, A. Cabrita, F. Guerra, M. Figueiredo. Comparison of a xenogeneic and an alloplastic material used in dental implants in terms of physico-chemical characteristics and in vivo inflammatory response. Materials Science and Engineering: C, 2013, 33(6), 3506-3513

E. Campos, J. Branquinho, A.S. Carreira, A. Carvalho, P. Coimbra, P. Ferreira, M.H. Gil. Designing polymeric microparticles for biomedical and industrial applications. European Polymer Journal, 2013, 49(8), 2005-2021

P. Coimbra, P. Alves, T.A.M. Valente, R. Santos, I.J. Correia, P. Ferreira. Sodium hyalunorate/chitosan polyelectrolyte complex scaffolds for dental pulp regeneration: Synthesis and characterization. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2011, 49(4), 573-579.

P. Coimbra, D.  Fernandes, P.  Ferreira, M. H. Gil, H.C. de Sousa. Solubility Irgacure®2959 in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide: Experimental Determination and Correlation, Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 2008, 45(3), 272-281.

P. Coimbra, H.C. Sousa, M. H. Gil. Preparation and Characterization of Flurbiprofen-loaded Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) Microspheres, Journal of Microencapsulation, 2008, 25(3), 170-178.

P. Coimbra, C.M. M. Duarte, H. C. de Sousa. Cubic Equation–of-State Correlation of the Solubility of some Anti-inflammatory Drugs in Supercrítical Carbon Dioxide, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 2006, 239(2), 188-199.

Theses supervision

Ana Isabel Prata de Figueiredo (co-orientação com Dra. Eugénia Pina): “Estudo comparativo de libertação de implantes oftalmológicos de dexametasona”, Mestrado em Tecnologias do Medicamento da Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade de Coimbra. Concluído em Outubro de 2013

José Pedro Teixeira Freire (co-orientação com a Dra. Margarida Figueiredo): “Preparação de um sistema de libertação controlada e localizada de um antibiótico de largo espectro para aplicação em cirurgias ortopédicas reconstrutivas”, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Biomédica, FCTUC . Concluído em Julho de 2012.

Inês Albuquerque da Fonseca (co-orientação com a Dra. Margarida Figueiredo): “ Modificação Superficial de Ossos para Aplicações em Ortopedia”, Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Biomédica, FCTUC. Concluído em Setembro de 2011.

Other information
ORCID ID: 0000-0003-2209-0863