I3A-LAQV (Food & Water Science – Green Chemistry Laboratory) I3A-LAQV (Food & Water Science – Green Chemistry Laboratory)

Martin Vojtek is a PhD student at FFUP and researcher at LAQV/REQUIMTE.

He holds a master’s degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences (2016, Slovakia). In 2018, he initiated his PhD in Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy at FFUP (i3DU PhD Programme in Medicines and Pharmaceutical Innovation; FCT scholarship PD/BD/135460/2017), under the supervision of Carmen Diniz Pereira, PhD. (LAQV/REQUIMTE), Isabel MPLVO Ferreira, PhD. (LAQV/REQUIMTE) and Helder Mota Filipe, PhD. (iMed.ULisboa).

He has also been involved in FCT funded R&D project BIOIMPACT (PTDC/QEQ-MED/1890/2014).

Since 2016, his research focuses on:

• Pharmacological pre-clinical testing of metal-based drugs against therapy-resistant breast cancer.

• Identifying drug targets: DNA damage, cytoskeletal alterations, apoptose etc.

• Drug-mediated anti-angiogenic and anti-invasive properties.

• Cell-line based human tumour xenografts.

• Drug biodistribution and pharmacokinetics.

Orcid: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9257-7020

Email: mvojtek@ff.up.pt