Ana Teixeira

Ana Teixeira

Principal Researcher | Docent
Telephone: +46852487979
Visiting address: Solnavägen 9, Biomedicum, 17165 Solna
Postal address: C3 Fysiologi och farmakologi, C3 FyFa Nanomedicin och Spatial Biologi, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Ana Teixeira was born in 1974 in Vila Verde, Portugal, and in 1997 graduated from the Technical University of Lisbon (now University of Lisbon) with a degree in Chemical Engineering. She did doctoral studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, and her dissertation on bionanotechnology was presented in 2003.

    After performing postdoc work at Karolinska Institutet in 2003-2008, Teixeira has been leading a research team at KI since 2008. In 2018 she became Docent in Nanomedicine at the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics.


  • The Teixeira Lab uses a multi-disciplinary approach including materials science, biophysics and cell biology to understand how cells interact with their microenvironment.

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  • Principal Researcher, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, 2023-

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Karolinska Institutet, 2018

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