Diana Dias da Silva

senior researcher

Research Group
Invited Assistant Professor (since 2022)
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Phone number
+351 220 428 500 (ext: 8796)
Ciência Vitae

Recent publications

  • Martins, A; da Silva, DD; Silva, R; Carvalho, F; Guilhermino, L. 2023. Warmer water, high light intensity, lithium and microplastics: Dangerous environmental combinations to zooplankton and Global Health?. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT, 854, DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.158649
  • R Roque-Bravo, R Silva, H Carmo, F Carvalho, D Dias-da-Silva, João P Silva. 2023. Synthetic Cannabinoids: A Pharmacological and Toxicological Overview. Annual Review of Pharmacology and Toxicology, 63, DOI: 10.1146/annurev-pharmtox-031122-113758
  • Janousek, J; Pilarova, V; Macakova, K; Nomura, A; Veiga-Matos, J; da Silva, DD; Remiao, F; Saso, L; Mala-Ladova, K; Maly, J; Novakova, L; Mladenka, P. 2022. Vitamin D: sources, physiological role, biokinetics, deficiency, therapeutic use, toxicity, and overview of analytical methods for detection of vitamin D and its metabolites. CRITICAL REVIEWS IN CLINICAL LABORATORY SCIENCES, DOI: 10.1080/10408363.2022.2070595
  • Bravo, RR; Faria, AC; Brito-da-Costa, AM; Carmo, H; Mladenka, P; da Silva, DD; Remiao, F. 2022. Cocaine: An Updated Overview on Chemistry, Detection, Biokinetics, and Pharmacotoxicological Aspects including Abuse Pattern. Toxins, 14, DOI: 10.3390/toxins14040278
  • Rouxinol, D; Carmo, H; Carvalho, F; Bastos, MD; da Silva, DD. 2020. Pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and toxicity of the new psychoactive substance 3,4-dimethylmethcathinone (3,4-DMMC). Forensic Toxicology, 38, DOI: 10.1007/s11419-019-00494-x
  • Sousa, D; Carmo, H; Bravo, RR; Carvalho, F; Bastos, MD; de Pinho, PG; da Silva, DD. 2020. Diet aid or aid to die: an update on 2,4-dinitrophenol (2,4-DNP) use as a weight-loss product. ARCHIVES OF TOXICOLOGY, 94, DOI: 10.1007/s00204-020-02675-9
  • Rita Roque Bravo; Helena Carmo; Félix Carvalho; Maria de Lourdes Bastos; Diana Dias da Silva. 2019. Benzo fur y: A new trend in the drug misuse scene. JOURNAL OF APPLIED TOXICOLOGY, DOI: 10.1002/jat.3774

Main research interests

  • drug abuse
  • pharmaceuticals
  • environmental toxicology
  • forensic toxicology
  • genetics