Daniela Machado (2013-2017)

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Daniela was a PhD student in my research group from 2013-2017. Her background was in Clinical analysis and Public Health (BSc at the Health Technology Superior School of Porto, 2011). She defended her PhD thesis,  entitled “The prevalence of Gardnerella vaginalis in Portuguese pregnant women and the search for novel alternatives for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis”, on the 6th July 2017. She was co-supervised by José Martinez, University of Beira Interior, and Cristina Silva, University of Minho.

Daniela’s latest paper…

“Thymbra capitata essential oil as potential therapeutic agent against Gardnerella vaginalis biofilm-related infections” addresses the potencial of using this natural product as an potential therapeutic agent against bacterial vaginosis.
(Full list of publications at Pubmed)

Daniela has co-authored chapters in the following books:

book 6

Daniela has also contributed in the following scientific meetings:

  • 35th annual meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases, May 23th-27th, Madrid, Spain
  • 6th International Congress of Aromatic and Medicinal Plants, 29 May – 1 June 2016, Coimbra, Portugal
  • Eurobiofilms 2015, 23-26 June 2015, Brno, Czech Republic
  • BioMicroWorld2013: V International Conference on Environmental, Industrial and Applied Microbiology, 2-4 October 2013, Madrid, Spain