Catarina Isabel Parente Chaparro

Soft and biofunctional materials group
PhD student
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Catarina received her Master degree in Biotechnology from Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa in 2017. Recently she was the winner of a Liga Portuguesa Contra o Cancro/Pfizer fellowship with the project: “Development of a theranostic system for breast cancer based on superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles”, under the supervision of Dr. Paula Soares, Prof. Dr. João Paulo Borges and Prof. Dr. Paula Videira from Life Sciences Department (FTC/NOVA).

Main publications

R. J. R. Matos, C. I. P. Chaparro, J. Silva, M. A. Valente, J. P. Borges, P. I. P. Soares, “Electrospun composite cellulose acetate/iron oxide nanoparticles non-woven membranes for magnetic hyperthermia applications”, Carbohydrate Polymers, vol. 198, pp. 9-16, 2018