Directory Board

L. Monteiro Rodrigues
General Director

MSc, PhD in Human Physiology, he’s the founder and Director of CBIOS.

He is the Director of the School of Health Sciences and Technologies and of the MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Univ. Lusófona).

Academic, mostly dedicated to skin physiology and pathophysiology research specially focusing quantification of skin properties, mathematical modeling of cutaneous variables, safety and efficacy trials.

He has published more than 350 papers related with his interest areas.

He is the founder and President of the Portuguese Society of Cosmetological Sciences (SPCC).


Catarina Pinto Reis
Scientific Director for Innovation

Is currently Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology I and II in the School of Sciences and Health Technologies at Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias (Lisbon, Portugal) and an external consultant of INFARMED.

She attended the University of Coimbra and graduated in Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2003.

Her doctoral studies were undertaken at the same university with important international collaborations.

She is author or co-author of several articles, book chapters and inventor of patents.


Patrícia Rijo
Scientific Director for Technology

MSc PhD, she’s an assistant Professor at the School of Health Sciences and Technologies at Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias; Escola Superior de Saúde Ribeiro Sanches (Lisbon, Portugal) since 2001 and member of Phytochemical Society of Europe and Sociedade Portuguesa de Fitoquímica e Fitoterapia.

She has several papers and communications in international peer-reviewed journals and meetings and works in Natural Products Chemistry since 1998.