Andreia Pimenta

Fotografia: Andreia Pimenta

PhD candidate (Bioengineering Systems - MIT Portugal Program)

Master Degree in Biomedical Engineering, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal, 2010.


Telephone: 21 8419223, Ext: 3223 & 2541 Room: 02.6.6 (-2nd floor, South Tower)


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Scientific fields

Current research topics include:

  • Design and modeling of drug-releasing ophthalmic materials
  • Characterization of biomaterials

Scientific Publications in International Journals

  • A.P. Vieira, A.F.R. Pimenta, D. Silva, M.H. Gil, P. Alves, P. Coimbra, J.L.G. Mata, D. Bozukova, T. Correia, I. Correia, A.P. Serro, A.J. Guiomar; Surface modification of intraocular lenses by plasma-assisted grafting with 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate (HEMA) for controlled release of moxifloxacin, European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 120 (2017) 52-62 link
  • A.F.R. Pimenta, A.P. Vieira, R. Colaço, B. Saramago, M.H. Gil, P. Coimbra, P. Alves, D. Bozukova, T. R. Correia, I. J. Correia, A.J. Guiomar, A.P. Serro; Controlled release of moxifloxacin from intraocular lenses modified by Ar plasma-assisted grafting with AMPS or SBMA: an in vitro study, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 156 (2017) 95-103 link
  • A.F.R. Pimenta, A.P. Serro, P. Paradiso, B. Saramago, R. Colaço, Diffusion-Based Design of Multi-Layered Ophthalmic Lenses for Controlled Drug Release. PLoS ONE (2016) 11(12): e0167728 link
  • A.F.R. Pimenta, J. Ascenso, J.C.S. Fernandes, R. Colaço, A.P. Serro, B. Saramago, Controlled drug release from hydrogels for contact lenses: Drug partitioning and diffusion, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 515 (2016) 467–475 link
  • A.F.R. Pimenta, A. Valente, J.M.C. Pereira, J.C.F. Pereira, H.P. Filipe, J.L.G. Mata, R. Colaço, B. Saramago, A.P. Serro, Simulation of the hydrodynamic conditions of the eye to better reproduce the drug release from hydrogel contact lenses: experiments and modelling, Drug Delivery and Translational Research (2016) 6:755–762 link
  • A.F.R. Pimenta, A.C. Baptista, T. Carvalho, P. Brogueira, N.M.T. Lourengo, C.A.M. Afonso, S. Barreiros, P. Vidinha, J.P. Borges, Electrospinning of Ion Jelly Fibers, Materials Letters, 83 (2012) 161-164. link