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Cristina De Mello-sampayo

Pharmacological Sci. Department
University of Lisbon


Cristina de Mello-Sampayo is currently Assistant Professor in the Pharmacological Sci. Department, Faculty of Pharmacy at the Universidade de Lisboa and a collaborator of the iMed.ULisboa. Early in her career, both at pharmaceutical industry and whilst undertaking her Master studies in Toxicology and quality control of foods she developed an interest in bioactive compounds from natural sources. She received her PhD in Biosciences/Biochemistry from Birmingham University, UK. Following her work in the Medicines National Agency (INFARMED) she has continued studding bioactive compounds. Recently her interests have broadened to other aspects including the pharmacology, safety and health effects of bioactive compounds from some foods and medicinal plants in animal models with special focus on skin.

Research Interest

Pharmacology General and special toxicology Non-clinical drug development Environmental risk assessment

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