Dr. João Martins successfully defended his PhD thesis and becomes the 18th Honorary Member of Santos' Lab

The PhD thesis was on "Neonatal Fc receptor-targeted nanoparticles for oral delivery of anti-diabetic drugs". This is the 18th PhD dissertation of Prof. Santos' Lab, 14th as main supervision, in the last 11 years. Many congrats João!

Many congrats to PhD student João Martins for the brilliant public doctoral dissertation defense at University of Helsinki entitled: Neonatal Fc receptor-targeted nanoparticles for oral delivery of anti-diabetic drugs

We are very proud of you and very happy for your great achievement!

Fantastic job and we all wish you the very best to your future endeavours!

As a result, João also became the 18th Hon­or­ary Mem­ber of San­tos' Lab. The Honorary glass piece called "The freshwater pearl” tells a story about the freshwater pearl mussel’s pearl and Finnish nature produced by Kari Alakoski at Mafka & Alakoski Oy.

This is a symbol of recognition for everything he did in our lab all these years.

Thank you very much for everything and I truly looking forward to continue our collaborations in the future!

Other hon­or­ary mem­bers of San­tos' Lab are (17):

- Prof. Jouni Hirvonen, Prof. Jarno Salonen, Prof. Hongbo Zhang

- Dr. Nazanin Ezazi, Dr. Feng Zjang, Dr. Patrícia Figueiredo, Dr. Mohammad-Ali Shahbazi, Dr. Barbara Herranz, Dr. Vimalkumar Balas­ub­ramanian, Dr. Jukka Saarinen, Dr. Patrick Almeida, Dr. Mónica Ferreira, Dr. Dongfei Liu, Dr. Flavia Fontana, Dr. Zehua Liu, Dr. Tomás Ramos, and Alexandra Correia