1) UCL School of Pharmacy, London, UK PhD Candidate (due to complete 2016) Scholarship Awarded: Science Without Borders (Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development).
2) UCL School of Pharmacy, London, UK MSc in Pharmacognosy – Achieved with Merit grade (September 2011 - September 2012) Scholarship Awarded: Chevening (Foreign and Commonwealth Office), UK
3) Estácio de Sá University – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Specialisation in Pharmaceutical industry (March 2006 - March 2008)
4) Estácio de Sá University – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil BSc in Pharmacy (February 2002 - February 2006)
My PhD research project is on the pharmacokinetic effects of Brazilian Traditional Herbal Medicines on Phase 1 and Phase 2 metabolism and P-glycoprotein activity. I was the recipient of two well recognised scholarships: Chevening Scholarship (British Foreign and Commonwealth Office) for my Masters in Pharmacognosy and Science without Borders (Brazilian scholarship program) for my PhD. So far, I have published two research papers and in 2015 I presented my research project at three international conferences: 1) International Conference on Toxicogenomics and Drug Monitoring, Valencia, Spain. 2)The 15th international Congress of the International Society for Ethnopharmacology, Petra, Jordan. 3)Asian Congress on Biotechnology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia My research work will contribute to the safe consumption of herbal medicinal products in Brazil by providing pharmacokinetic data of those xenobiotics, in order to predict potential herb-drug interactions.