Graduated in Pharmacy (1971) at the Faculty of Pharmacy of University of Porto. PhD in Organic Chemistry (1983) at the Faculty of Pharmacy of University of Porto. “Agregação” degree in Medicinal Chemistry (1991) at the Faculty of Pharmacy of University of Porto.
Full Professor of Organic and Medicinal Chemistry of the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto. Member and Team Leader of the Group of Natural Products and Medicinal Chemistry at Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research (CIIMAR). Head of Laboratory of Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy of UP. Director of Master Course in Pharmaceutical Chemistry of FFUP, Faculty of Pharmacy of UP.
Drug discovery and drug design; Chemistry of Natural Products; Organic synthesis; Chiral stationary phases (HPLC); Molecular Recognition-Artificial Receptors.
Drug Research team member