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Professore Ordinario




049 8275327

MS degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology, 1984, Univ. of Padova
PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 1989, Univ. of Padova

Work experiences:
1984 Internship in pharmacology Glaxo, Verona
1986-1987 Visiting scientist in Endocrinology laboratories NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
1988-1989 Fellowship Soleko
1989 Fellowship National Council Research(CNR) in Chemical Sciences
1990 Invited scientist in Enzyme Engineerirng laboratories, Institute of Experimantal Cardiology Research Center, Moscow, Russia
1994 Invited scientist in Drug delivery laboratories, SmithKline Beecham, King of Prussia, PA, USA

Job positions:
since 1/04/02 Full Professor in Pharmaceutical Technology - Univ. of Padova
from 1/11/1998 to 31/03/02 Associate Professor in Pharmaceutical Technology - Univ. of Padova
from 20/11/1989 to 30/10/98 Assistant Professoro in Pharmaceutical Technology - Univ. of Padova


Office hours

  • Monday from 8:30 to 10:30
    at Dipartimento Scienze del Farmaco, edificio B, Stanza 18
    In casi uregnti si consiglia di accertare la presenza del docente mediante avviso e-mail (anche fuori orario di ricevimento).

Research Area

Nanotecnology in drug delivery
Design, development and characterization of polysaccharidic bioconjugates for active and selcive drug delivery.
Design, development and characterization of physical protein/polymer assemblies
Design, development and characterization of colloidal suparmolecular microenvironmentally sensitive colloidal systems (i.e. pH and temperature) for sective and controlled anticancer drug drugs.
Lipid, polymer and inorganic nanoparticles for selective delivery of drugs to the active site.
Design, development and charcaterization of novel cell up-take enhancers for drug delivery.
Novel supramolecular systems for active and selctive oligonucleotide drug delivery.
Gold nanoparticles for the active delivery of drugs.