Maria Emília da Silva Pereira de Sousa

Maria Emília Sousa is a researcher at CIIMAR and assistant professor of Organic and Medicinal Chemistry of the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Porto. She obtained her degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Porto in 1997 and PhD in Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry from the same university in 2003. The area of scientific activity is centered on Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry in particular, in the structure-based design and synthesis of potential drug candidates based on plant and marine natural product leads, in studies of structure-activity relationships and preclinical/preformulation studies.