Biographical Note

Prof. Eliana B. Souto (Souto, E.B.) is affiliated with the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology of the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Portugal. Dr. Souto is graduated in Pharmaceutical Sciences from University of Coimbra (2000). She holds a Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Technology from the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto (2002), and a PhD in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology from the Institut für Pharmazie der Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany (2005). In August 2012, Dr. Souto received the Habilitation from the University Fernando Pessoa (Porto). Dr. Souto works on the design, development, and characterization of new drug delivery systems to overcome biological barriers. She is Associate Editor, member of the Editorial Board, and reviewer of several international scientific journals. She counts with 10 patents and more than 600 scientific publications in the field of Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies. In 2022 and 2023, Dr. Souto was ranked as a Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate – Web of Science.