I believe that there is no better way to improve the world and make a significant change than research real solutions to real problems

Daísy Camargo Ferreira is a Medical Physicist, currently a Bioengineering Ms/PhD student at Sensors Lab, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). Her areas of interests are Biosensors, Aptasensors and Point of Care Devices.

Education and Early Career

Daísy Camargo Ferreira received her bachelor’s degree in Medical Physics from University of São Paulo, Brazil.

Research Interests

Daísy Camargo Ferreira is interested in the development of biosensors for biomedical applications, such as cancer detection, including aptasensors and point of care devices development and optimization.

Selected Publications

Aptasensor based on screen-printed electrode for breast cancer detection in undiluted human serum

Ferreira, D. C., Batistuti, M. R., Junior, B.B., Mulato, M, Bioelectrochemistry, V. 137, 107586, Feb. 2021.

Awards and Distinctions

  • Honorable Mention in the 26th and 27th International Symposium of Undergraduate Research
  • Awarded twice as the best study of undergraduate research in the Week of Medical Physics from University of São Paulo