Ana Rita Gameiro

Post-doctoral Researcher

Ana Rita Gameiro was born in 1986 in Lisbon. She graduated in Chemistry in 2008 from Universidade de Lisboa, and in 2010 she finished her MSc in Chemistry, Health and Nutrition from the same university. She obtained her PhD in Organic Chemistry in 2015 from Universidade de Lisboa in collaboration with New York University at Abu Dhabi and Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina. Her PhD research project focused on the development and biological evaluation of new C-glycosyl dihydrochalcones as SGLT2 inhibitors for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Over the years she acquired experience in many different fields such as organic chemistry, enzymatic synthesis, and molecular biology. She is currently a Post-Doc at the LAQV@Requimte in Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, and she is involved in the development of new deep eutectic solvents for cryopreservation. Her research interests are mainly focused on the combination of medicinal chemistry with green chemical approaches. She authored and co-authored 5 research papers and 1 book chapter.