Elisiário Tavares da Silva is Assistant Professor at the Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Chemistry of the Faculty of Pharmacy of University of Coimbra. He is graduated in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, holds a Master in Science degree in Chemistry (Organic Chemistry) from the Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, and the PhD in Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical Chemistry), from the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra. His research group is devoted to the drug design, synthesis and biological evaluation of steroids with anti-tumour activity and of polyphenol compounds with anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-tumour activities. Other research interests include the development, and characterization of new drug delivery systems. Elisiário Tavares da Silva serves as reviewer of several international scientific journals such as, ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters, Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Food & Function, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Journal of Natural Products, Medicinal Research Reviews, Molecules and Research Letters in Organic Chemistry.