Diana Silva

PhD student (Doctoral program ADvamTech)

PhD student with a dissertation on: "Development of new drug delivery systems based on ophthalmic lenses"

Master Degree in Bioengineering and Nanosystems, Instituto Superior Tècnico,Lisbon, Portugal, 2014.

Telephone: 21 841 9223, Ext: 3223 Room: (-2rd floor, Chemistry Tower)

Email-adress: dianacristinasilva@tecnico.ulisboa.pt

Scientific fields

Current research topics include:

  • Characterization and production of antifoulding and antibacterial hydrogels for soft contact lenses;
  • Coated Hydrogels as drug delivery systems.
  • Scientific publications in international journals

    • D. Silva, A.C. Fernandes, T. G. Nunes, R. Colaço, A.P. Serro. "The effect of albumin and cholesterol on the biotribological behaviour of hydrogels for contact lenses.". Acta Biomaterilia 26 (2015) 184-194
    • D. Silva, M. Guedes, J. Jeremias, D. Nunes, J. B. Correia, K. Hanada, R. Colaço, P. A. Carvalho. "Tribological behaviour of copper-carbon nanocomposites" (In preparation)
    • D. Silva, L. Pinto, D. Buzokova, L. Santos, A. P. Serro, B. Saramago. "Polyelectrolyte multilayers based on chitosan and alginate to control drug release from ophthalmic lens" (In preparation)