Maria Elisabete Real Oliveira
Maria Elisabete C. D. Real Oliveira is associate professor with habilitation at the Physics Department of the University of Minho, Portugal. She obtained her BSc in physics from the University of Coimbra and her PhD from the University of Salford, UK, and the University of Minho. She was head of the master’s degree program in biophysics and bionanosystems from 2009 to 2014 and has been president of the Group of Colloids, Polymers and Interfaces of the Portuguese Chemical Society since 2013. Prof. Oliveira has over 10 years of experience in the development of liposomal nanosystems for biological applications, namely cancer cell transfection, and siRNA silencing therapy in cancer. She is the author of diverse scientific articles published in international peer-reviewed journals and 2 patents of a lipid drug delivery system. She was also the founder of the Spin-off Nanodelivery–I&D in Bionanotecnology, LDA.