Carina Crucho
Post-doc Researcher

Research Activities
Carina I. C. Crucho received her Ph.D. in chemistry - profile Organic Chemistry from Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the New University of Lisbon in 2015. Her current research interests include the synthesis and characterization of carbohydrate-based polymers and the synthesis of glyconanomaterials. More recently, she was awarded with the L'Oréal Award for Women in Science to support a project to fight antibiotic resistance.

Selected Publications
Crucho, CIC* (2018) The Attack of the Smart Particles: Should Bacteria Be Afraid?, ACS Med. Chem. Lett. 9, 2-3. doi:10.1021/acsmedchemlett.7b00455

Crucho, CIC*, Barros, MT (2017) Polymeric nanoparticles: A study on the preparation variables and characterization methods, Materials science & engineering. C, 80, 771-784. doi:10.1016/j.msec.2017.06.004

Crucho, CIC, Baleizão, C*, Farinha, JP* (2017) Functional group coverage and conversion quantification in nanostructured silica by 1H-NMR, Analytical Chemistry, 89, 681-687. doi:10.1021/acs.analchem.6b03117

Crucho, CIC*, Barros, MT (2015) Formulation of Functionalized PLGA polymeric nanoparticles for targeted drug delivery, Polymer, 68, 41-46. doi:10.1016/j.polymer.2015.04.083

Crucho, CIC* (2015) Stimuli-responsive polymeric nanoparticles for nanomedicine, ChemMedChem, 10, 24-38. doi:10.1002/cmdc.201402290

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