Ana Catarina Silva Pinho

Post-Doctoral Researcher
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Academic background:
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Master degree in Materials Engineering – specialization in Biomaterials, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Coimbra
  • Bachelor degree in Biomedical Engineering – specialization in Bioelectronics, Coimbra Institute of Engineering
Research articles:
Ana C. Pinho, Ana C. Fonseca, Arménio C. Serra, José D. Santos, Jorge F.J. Coelho. “Peripheral Nerve Regeneration: Current Status and New Strategies Using Polymeric Materials” (2016), Advanced Healthcare Materials, 5 (21), 2732-2744.
Pinho, AC; Piedade, AP. “Zeta Potential, Contact Angles, and AFM Imaging of Protein Conformation Adsorbed on Hybrid Nanocomposite Surfaces” (2013), ACS applied materials & interfaces, 5, 8187-8194.
Publications in scientific meetings:
A.C. Pinho, A.P. Piedade (2013) “Interaction of hybrid nanocomposite thin films with proteins“, Materiais 2013-International Conference, 25-27March 2013, Coimbra, Portugal
Oral communications:
A.C. Pinho, A.C. Fonseca, A.R. Caseiro, I. Amorim, A.C. Maurício, A.C. Serra, J.D. Santos J.F.J. Coelho, “In vitro and in vivo studies of dextran-based materials for peripheral nerve regeneration”,  5th World Congress on Materials Science & Engineering, 13-15 June 2016, Alicante, Spain (presented by A. C. Pinho)
A.C. Pinho, A.P. Piedade(2013) “Interaction of hybrid PTFE/Au nanocomposite thin films with proteins“, La Octava Jornada de la Metalurgia y los Materiales, 23-25 October 2013, Querétaro, Mexico (presented by A.C. Pinho, by invitation)
 A.C. Pinho, A.P. Piedade, “Interaction of hybrid nanocomposites thin films with proteins”, Materiais 2013, 25-27 March 2013, Coimbra, Portugal (presented by A.C. Pinho)
Ana Catarina Silva Pinho, “Peripheral nerve regeneration – development and evaluation of biodegradable polymers guide-tube”, IDS-FunMat and EJD-FunMat Training School and Annual Meeting 2016, Aerocampus Bordeaux, 13-18 March 2016, Bordeaux, France.
A.C. Pinho, “Nanocomposites polymer/metal for immobilization of proactive compounds”, Dia Mundial dos Materiais, 6th November 2013, Coimbra, Portugal.
Catarina Pinho, Joana Figueira, Sara Machado, “Automatic tracking of Maximum Fetal Heartbeat singal in Doppler Devices with Multiple Probes”, 2ªs jornadas do Departamento de Física e Matemática do Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Coimbra, 28th April 2010, Coimbra, Portugal.