Paulo Santos



P. F. Santos received his Ph.D. in 1998 from the Faculty of Sciences and Technology, New University of Lisbon, under the supervision of Prof. S. Prabhakar and Prof. A. M. Lobo. He joined the University of TrĂ¡s-os-Montes e Alto Douro in 1997, where he holds the position of Auxiliary Professor since 2000. His current research interests include the design, synthesis, photophysical characterization and assessment of the biological activity of new near infrared functional dyes with potential application as sensitizers for Photodynamic Therapy and as non covalent fluorescent labels for biomolecules. Another current topic of his research is the evaluation of medicinal plants traditionally used in folk medine of Portugal for the treatment of cancer.

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