Daniela Machado

PhD Student


  • 2017: PhD Program on Chemical and Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho

  • 2013 - 2017: The prevalence of Gardnerella vaginalis in Portuguese pregnant women and the search for novel alternatives for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis

Recent Publications

Prevalence of bacterial vaginosis in Portuguese pregnant women and vaginal colonization by Gardnerella vaginalis
  • PeerJ, 5(e3750), 2017
  • Machado, Daniela; Gaspar, Carlos; Palmeira-de-Oliveira, Ana; Cavaleiro, Carlos; Salgueiro, Lígia; Martinez-de-Oliveira, José; Cerca, Nuno
Thymbra capitata essential oil as potential therapeutic agent against Gardnerella vaginalis biofilm-related infections
  • Future Microbiology, 12(5), 407-416, 2017
Escherichia coli and Enterococcus faecalis are able to incorporate and enhance a pre-formed Gardnerella vaginalis biofilm
  • Pathogens and Disease, 74(3), ftw007, 2016
Bacterial vaginosis biofilms: challenges to current therapies and emerging solutions
  • Frontiers in Microbiology, 6(1528), 1-13, 2016
Optimization of culture conditions for Gardnerella vaginalis biofilms formation
  • Journal of Microbiological Methods, 118, 143-146, 2015
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