Prof. Pedro Fonte
Pedro Fonte is Assistant Professor at Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Algarve, Portugal. He is also Research Associate in the Center for Marine Sciences (CCMAR), University of Algarve, Portugal and in the Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences (iBB), Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal.
His area of scientific activity is on development of new drug delivery systems by means of colloidal carriers, structural characterization of proteins entrapped into micro- and nanocarriers, lyophilization of biopharmaceuticals, targeted and controlled delivery of drugs across biological barriers, solid state characterization of pharmaceuticals and drying of pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals. In his scientific activity has acted as coordinator in several scientific projects funded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT), Portugal and other funding agencies. He has published more than 50 papers in high impact journals and 10 book chapters.