Dr. Cristina Martins
i3S- Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde
Cristina Martins (Martins MCL), is the leader of the BioEngineered Surfaces Group at i3S/INEB (Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde/ Instituto de Engenharia Biomédica). She got her PhD in Engineering Sciences from the Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto in 2003. Cristina Martins is an expert in nanostructured coatings to fight gastric and implant-associated infections and to improve biomaterials hemocompatibility in cardiovascular applications. She has been the PI of several financed projects involving antibiotic-free strategies to fight bacterial infections. Cristina Martins supervised several scientific works and has 66 peer-reviewed publications in international journals, 11 book chapters, 1 book and filled 2 international patents.