Damião Pergentino de Sousa

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universidade Federal da Paraíba, 58051-970 João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil


Damião P. De Sousa completed his graduation in pharmacy, in 1995, and obtained his M.S. degree in natural products (pharmacology and chemistry) in 1998, both from the Federal University of Paraíba. He did his Ph.D. degree studies in sciences (organic chemistry), in 2004, at the Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil. He is currently a Professor at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences from Federal University of Paraíba, Brazil. His current research areas are chemistry of natural products, medicinal chemistry, and synthesis of bioactive substances from plants secondary metabolites. He has published over 100 scientific articles and the book Medicinal Essential Oils: Chemical, Pharmacological, and Therapeutic Aspects.

Biography Updated on 30 June 2016

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