Biography: Eliana B. Souto, PhD, University Fernando Pessoa

Eliana B. Souto, PhD, is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University Fernando Pessoa in Porto, Portugal. She coordinates the Biopharmaceutical Chemistry Unit of the doctoral program in Biotechnology and Health, and the Euro-PhD in Advanced Drug Delivery from Galenos Network. Souto obtained her doctorate at the Institute of Pharmacy, Free University of Berlin, Germany. Her research group is devoted to the design, development and characterization of lipid nanocarriers for the controlled topical delivery of drugs and dermatocosmetics.