Research Group: MicroMed – Medical Microbiology
Thematic Line: TL2 – Clinical & Translational Research
Hub: Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto
Research Areas: Microbiology, Infectious Diseases, Mycology, Pharmacology and Pharmacy, Dermatology
updated on 19/03/2018
Ana Sofia da Quinta e Costa Neves de Oliveira Morais is a researcher of the MicroMed research group at CINTESIS.
She holds a Doctoral Degree in Biomedicine and a Master Degree in Epidemiology and Public Health from the University of Porto. Previously, she had begun her education and training at the School of Biotechnology of the Portuguese Catholic University studying the undergraduate course in Microbiology.
She is CSO and co-founder of FASTinov, a spin-off from CINTESIS and the University of Porto, and an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto. In 2016, she was awarded the GIS / Astellas Research Grant in Medical Mycology. Her research has focused on the mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance and she is currently focused on developing new ways of treating fungal infections.
TITLE: Antifungal activity of Thymus oils and their major compounds
AUTHORS: Pina Vaz, C ; Rodrigues, AG ; Pinto, E ; Costa de Oliveira, S ; Tavares, C; Satgueiro, L ; Cavaleiro, C ;Goncalves, MJ ; Martinez de Oliveira, J ;
SOURCE: JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREOLOGY, VOLUME: 18, ISSUE: 1,PUBLISHED: 2004
TITLE: Antifungal activity of the essential oil of Thymus pulegioides on Candida, Aspergillus and dermatophyte species
AUTHORS: Eugenia Pinto ; Cidalia Pina Vaz ; Ligia Salgueiro ; Maria Jose Goncalves ; Sofia Costa de Oliveira ; Carlos Cavaleiro ; Ana Palmeira ; Acacio Rodrigues ; Jose Martinez de Oliveira ;
SOURCE: JOURNAL OF MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, VOLUME: 55, ISSUE: 10, PUBLISHED: 2006
TITLE: Cytometric approach for a rapid evaluation of susceptibility of Candida strains to antifungals
AUTHORS: Pina Vaz, C ; Sansonetty, F ; Rodrigues, AG ; Costa Oliveira, S ; Tavares, C; Martinez de Oliveira, J;
SOURCE: CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTION, VOLUME: 7, ISSUE: 11, PUBLISHED: 2001
TITLE: Chemical composition and antifungal activity of the essential oil of Thymbra capitata
AUTHORS: Salgueiro, LR ; Pinto, E ; Goncalves, MJ ; Pina Vaz, C ; Cavaleiro, C ; Rodrigues, AG ; Palmeira, A; Tavares, C; Costa de Oliveira, S ; Martinez de Oliveira, J;
SOURCE: PLANTA MEDICA, VOLUME: 70, ISSUE: 6, PUBLISHED: 2004
TITLE: A first Portuguese epidemiological survey of fungaemia in a university hospital
AUTHORS: Costa de Oliveira, S ; Pina Vaz, C ; Mendonca, D ; Goncalves G Rodrigues ;
SOURCE: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY & INFECTIOUS DISEASES, VOLUME: 27, ISSUE: 5, PUBLISHED:2008