Inês Laranjeira

  • Pterospartum tridentatum
  • Baccharis
  • Chronic pain
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Antioxidants
  • Inflammation
  • C. elegans
  • HPLC and natural products

Inês Laranjeira concluded her Master’s degree in Plant Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, and Bioentrepreneurship in 2017 at the University of Minho, and a degree in Biotechnology in 2011 at the Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo. She is now a Ph.D. student of the Doctoral Program “Agrichains” at the University of Minho. She works in the area(s) of Natural sciences with emphasis on the screening of new natural products/compounds for the management of chronic pain and comorbid emotional disorders.

Scientific Highlights

Lima, A. C., Amorim, D., Laranjeira, I., Almeida, A., Reis, R. L., Ferreira, H., Pinto-Ribeiro, F., & Neves, N. M. (2021). Modulating inflammation through the neutralization of Interleukin-6 and tumor necrosis factor-α by biofunctionalized nanoparticles. Journal of controlled release : official journal of the Controlled Release Society, 331, 491–502.; Fonseca-Rodrigues, D., Gonçalves, J., Laranjeira, I., Almeida, A., & Pinto-Ribeiro, F. (2022). Sucrose intake and preference by Wistar Han rats are not influenced by sex or food/water deprivation. Pharmacology, biochemistry, and behavior, 216, 173387. Advance online publication.; Fonseca-Rodrigues, D., Laranjeira, I., Barbosa, J., Lamas, N. J., Amorim, D., Almeida, A., & Pinto-Ribeiro, F. (2021). Nociceptive, emotional, electrophysiological, and histological characterization of the chronic constriction injury model in female Wistar Han rats. Brain research bulletin, 167, 56–70.