Helena Margarida de Oliveira Marques Ribeiro
Associate Professor with Habilitation
Helena Margarida Ribeiro, Associate Professor with habilitation, has over 35 years of experience in the development of topical pharmaceutical and cosmetic formulations. She was a trainee at L’Óreal in Paris, undertook PhD research at Université Libre de Bruxelles and University of Strathclyde, and was a Visiting Professor at UNESP in Brazil, Mozambique and Spain. She has published several scientific papers, book chapters, and patents among others. Profª Ribeiro has received numerous national and international awards, and participated in scientific projects. Her current research interests focus on skin care products development and characterization with a special interest in rheology, skin permeation mechanisms, in vitro and in vivo efficacy and safety tests. Helena’s collaboration with both industry and hospitals across Portugal has resulted in market leading products.