João Pedro Silva

Post-Doc


Qualifications

  • 2009: Doutoramento em Ciências, Área de Biologia, Universidade do Minho
  • 2004: Mestrado em Genética Molecular, Universidade do Minho
  • 2002: Licenciatura em Biologia Aplicada, Universidade do Minho
  • 2010 - 2016: Engineering tissues with bacterial cellulose

Research Students


Recent Publications

1
Antimicrobial peptides as novel anti-tuberculosis therapeutics
  • Biotechnology Advances, 34(5), 924-940, 2016
2
Delivery of LLKKK18 loaded into self-assembling hyaluronic acid nanogel for tuberculosis treatment
  • Journal of Controlled Release, 235, 112-124, 2016
3
Laccase immobilization on bacterial nanocellulose membranes: antimicrobial, kinetic and stability properties
  • Carbohydrate Polymers, 145, 1-12, 2016
4
Acetylated bacterial cellulose coated with urinary bladder matrix as a substrate for retinal pigment epithelium
  • Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 139, 1-9, 2016
5
Bacterial cellulose-lactoferrin as an antimicrobial edible packaging
  • Food Hydrocolloids, 58, 126-140, 2016
6
  • Dhall, S; Silva, J.P.; Liu, Y; Hrynyk, M.; Garcia, M.; Chan, A.; Lyubovitsky, J.; Neufeld, R.; Martins-Green, M.
Release of insulin from PLGA-alginate dressing stimulates regenerative healing of burn wounds in rats
  • Clinical Science, 129(12), 1115-1129, 2015
7
Improved burn wound healing by the antimicrobial peptide LLKKK18 released from conjugates with dextrin embedded in a Carbopol gel
  • Acta Biomaterialia, 26, 249-262, 2015
8
Dextrin-Based Nanomagnetogel: In Vivo Biodistribution and Stability
  • Bioconjugate Chemistry, 26(4), 699-706, 2015
9
Bacterial cellulose as a support for the growth of retinal pigment epithelium
  • Biomacromolecules, 16(4), 1341-1351, 2015
10
Modifying fish gelatin electrospun membranes for biomedical applications: cross-linking and swelling behavior
  • Soft Materials, 12(3), 247-252, 2014
11
Endogenous cathelicidin production limits inflammation and protective immunity to Mycobacterium avium in mice
  • Immunity, Inflammation and Disease, 2(1), 1-12, 2014
12
Processing and characterization of alpha-elastin electrospun membranes
  • Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing, 115(4), 1291-1298, 2014
13
Hemocompatibility study of a bacterial cellulose/polyvinyl alcohol nanocomposite
  • Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 111, 493-502, 2013
14
Production and characterization of a new bacterial cellulose/poly(vinyl alcohol) nanocomposite
  • Materials, 6(5), 1956-1966, 2013
15
Neuronal cells’ behavior on polypyrrole coated bacterial nanocellulose three-dimensional (3D) scaffolds
  • Journal of Biomaterials Science - Polymer Edition, 24(11), 1368-1377, 2013
16
Studies on the hemocompatibility of bacterial cellulose
  • Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part A, 98A(4), 554-566, 2011
17
Wound healing activity of the human antimicrobial peptide LL37
  • Peptides, 32(7), 1469-1476, 2011
18
  • Silva, J.P.; Sardão, V.A.; Coutinho, O.P.; Oliveira, P.J.
Nitrogen compounds prevent H9c2 myoblast oxidative stress-induced mitochondrial dysfunction and cell death
  • Cardiovascular Toxicology, 10, 51-65, 2010
19
Free radicals in the regulation of damage and cell death - basic mechanisms and prevention
  • Drug Discoveries & Therapeutics, 4, 144-167, 2010
20
  • Silva, J.P.; Machado, V.A.; Calhelha, R.C.; Queiroz,M.R.P.; Coutinho,O.P.
Di(hetero)arylamines in the benzo[b]thiophene series as novel potent antioxidants
  • Drug Discoveries & Therapeutics, 4(4), 246-256, 2010
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