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

  • 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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