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My name is Daniela Sofia Matias Simões, I completed on 24th July 2019 the Master's Degree in Applied Pharmacology at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Coimbra and a Bachelor's degree in Medicinal Chemistry at the Faculty of Science and Technology of the University of Coimbra in 07/12/2017. I completed the Cell Culture and Tissue Training Course in 2021/07 by the Faculty of Medicine of Universisty of Coimbra; the Training Course in Applied Statistics using SPSS in 2021/02 by Department of Mathematic of University of Coimbra; and the Practical Course on Laboratory Animals Science in 2019/06 by the Portuguese Society of Laboratory Animals Science. I published 1 article as first author in an indexed international scientific journal other article as co-author. I participated in 2 meetings of the Portuguese Society of Pharmacology, in which I presented 2 oral communications as first author, being co-author of another 2 oral communications. I also participated in the Iberphenol international conference with 1 poster as first author and as co-author of another poster. I participated as a Research Fellow in the CY-SENSORS project and I am currently a researcha fellow in Prilenia project.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Daniela Sofia Matias Simões

Citation names

  • Daniela M. Simões

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
2819-E13B-971B
ORCID iD
0000-0002-9754-9037

Knowledge fields

  • Medical and Health Sciences - Basic Medicine - Neurosciences
  • Medical and Health Sciences - Basic Medicine - Pharmacology and pharmacy
  • Medical and Health Sciences - Basic Medicine - Medicinal Chemistry
  • Engineering and Technology - Nano-technology - Nano-materials
Education
Degree Classification
2021/07/02 - 2021/07/29
Concluded
VIII Cell Culture and Tissue Training Course (Outros)
University of Coimbra - Faculty of Medicine, Portugal

University of Coimbra - Department of Mathematic, Portugal
2021/01/08 - 2021/02/13
Concluded
Training Course in Applied Statistics using SPSS (Outros)
University of Coimbra - Department of Mathematic, Portugal
16
2017/10/11 - 2019/07/24
Concluded
Applied Pharmacology (Mestrado)
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, Portugal
"Study of the vasorelaxant and antioxidant activity of Cymbopogon citratus" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
17
2019/06/26 - 2019/06/28
Concluded
Practical course on Laboratory Animal Science (Outros)
Portuguese Society of Laboratory Animal Science (SPCAL), Portugal
2014/09/26 - 2017/07/12
Concluded
Medicinal Chemistry (Licenciatura)
Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
13
Affiliation

Others

Category
Host institution
Employer
2022/01 - Current Research Fellow University of Coimbra - Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, Portugal
2021/01/08 - 2021/07/25 Research fellow in the CY-SENSORS project Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2021 - 2021/07/25 CY-SENSORS project
Research Fellow
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing

Other

Designation Funders
2022 - Current Analysis of the effects of pridopidine, analog 1, analog 4 alone and in combination on mitochondrial function and redox changes in Huntington’s disease cell models
Prilenia Neurotherapeutics, Ltd.
Research Fellow
Ongoing
Outputs

Publications

Conference abstract
  1. Daniela M. Simões; Diogo A. Fonseca; Jéssica Malheiros; Pedro Engrácia Antunes; Artur Figueirinha; Maria Dulce Cotrim. "Vascular effects of infusion and fractions of Cymbopogon citratus (DC) Stapf. in isolated human thoracic arteries". Paper presented in L Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Society of Pharmacology, XXXVIII Meeting in Clinical Pharmacology and XIX Meeting in Toxicology, Coimbra, 2020.
  2. Jéssica Malheiros; Diogo A. Fonseca; Daniela M. Simões; Pedro Engrácia Antunes; Artur Figueirinha; Maria Dulce Cotrim. "Vascular effects of extracts from Agrimonia eupatoria L., Fragaria vesca L. and Urtica dioica L.". Paper presented in L Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Society of Pharmacology, XXXVIII Meeting in Clinical Pharmacology and XIX Meeting in Toxicology, Coimbra, 2020.
  3. Daniela M. Simões; Diogo A. Fonseca; Jéssica Malheiros; Pedro Engrácia Antunes; Artur Figueirinha; Maria Dulce Cotrim. "Vascular effects and antioxidant activity of Cymbogopon citratus". Paper presented in XLIX REUNIÃO SOCIEDADE PORTUGUESA DE FARMACOLOGIA, XXXVII REUNIÃO FARMACOLOGIA CLÍNICA, XVIII REUNIÃO TOXICOLOGIA,, Porto, 2019.
  4. Jéssica Malheiros; Diogo A. Fonseca; Daniela M. Simões; Pedro Engrácia Antunes; Artur Figueirinha; Maria Dulce Cotrim. "Vascular effects of extract of Agrimonia eupatoria, Fragaria vesca and Urtica dioica". Paper presented in XLIX REUNIÃO SOCIEDADE PORTUGUESA DE FARMACOLOGIA, XXXVII REUNIÃO FARMACOLOGIA CLÍNICA, XVIII REUNIÃO TOXICOLOGIA,, Porto, 2019.
Conference poster
  1. Daniela M. Simões; Diogo A. Fonseca; Jéssica Malheiros; Pedro E. Antunes; Artur Figueirinha; Maria Dulce Cotrim. "Cymbopogon citratus (DC) Stapf.: vascular effects of tannins, flavonoids and phenolic acids in isolated human arteries". Paper presented in International IBERPHENOL Conference & Advances in the role of phenols in health effects and other uses, 2020.
  2. Jéssica Malheiros; Diogo A. Fonseca; Daniela M. Simões; Pedro E. Antunes; Artur Figueirinha; Maria Dulce Cotrim. "Vascular effects of Agrimonia eupatoria L.". Paper presented in International IBERPHENOL Conference & Advances in the role of phenols in health effects and other uses, 2020.
  3. Jéssica Malheiros; Diogo A. Fonseca; Daniela M. Simões; Pedro Engrácia Antunes; Artur Figueirinha; Maria Dulce Cotrim. "Vascular effects of extracts from Agrimonia eupatoria L., Fragaria vesca and Urtica dioica L.". Paper presented in First Annual Meeting in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2019.
Journal article
  1. Jéssica Malheiros; Daniela M. Simões; Pedro E. Antunes; Artur Figueirinha; Diogo A. Fonseca. "Vascular Effects of Polyphenols from Agrimonia eupatoria L. and Role of Isoquercitrin in Its Vasorelaxant Potential in Human Arteries". Pharmaceuticals (2022):
    Published
  2. Daniela M. Simões; Jéssica Malheiros; Pedro Engrácia Antunes; Artur Figueirinha; Maria Dulce Cotrim; Diogo A. Fonseca. "Vascular activity of infusion and fractions of Cymbopogon citratus (DC) Stapf. in human arteries". Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2020): https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2020.112947.
    Accepted
Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Daniela M. Simões. "Study of the vasorelaxant and antioxidant activity of Cymbopogon citratus". Master, Universidade de Coimbra, 2019. http://hdl.handle.net/10316/88234.
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2020/02/06 Vascular effects of infusion and fractions of Cymbopogon citratus (DC) Stapf. in isolated human thoracic arteries L REUNIÃO SOCIEDADE PORTUGUESA DE FARMACOLOGIA, XXXVIII REUNIÃO FARMACOLOGIA CLÍNICA, XIX REUNIÃO TOXICOLOGIA,
Universidade de Coimbra, Faculdade de Farmácia (Coimbra, Portugal)
2019/02/06 Vascular effects and antioxidant activity of Cymbogopon citratus XLIX REUNIÃO SOCIEDADE PORTUGUESA DE FARMACOLOGIA, XXXVII REUNIÃO FARMACOLOGIA CLÍNICA, XVIII REUNIÃO TOXICOLOGIA,
Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Farmácia (Porto, Portugal)

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2018/09/27 - 2018/09/28 Event that highlighted the importance of partnership between university and industry. With the presence of speakers representing the pharmaceutical companies in Portugal that invest the most in R&D, nationally and internationally; speakers from several innovative start-up companies and from national research centers and universities; and speakers in leading positions in the Portuguese socio-economic panorama.
Symposium
1st Drugs R&D PhD Symposium. Translational Science: From Academia to Industry
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, Portugal