Dr. Patrícia Figueiredo successfully defended her PhD thesis and becomes the 15th Honorary Member of Santos' Lab

The PhD thesis was on "Development of Lignin-based Nanoparticles for Cancer Therapy". This is the 15th PhD dissertation of Prof. Santos' Lab, 11th as main supervision, in the last 9 years. Many congrats Patrícia!


Many congrats to PhD student Patrícia Figueiredo for the brilliant public doctoral dissertation defense at University of Helsinki entitled: Development of Lignin-based Nanoparticles for Cancer Therapy

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, Patrícia also became the 15th 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 (14):

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

- 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