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Angela Abruzzo

Junior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology

Academic discipline: CHIM/09 Pharmaceutical and Technological Applications of Chemistry

Curriculum vitae

Angela Abruzzo is a Junior assistant professor (fixed-term) of the Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology; Academic discipline: CHIM/09 Pharmaceutical and Technological Applications of Chemistry

She carries out his research in the field of the Pharmaceutical Technology. Her interest is particularly devoted to the design of innovative dosage forms for the release of drugs with critical biopharmaceutical properties. Currently, her research is focused on the development of nano and micorparticulate drug delivery systems for the treatment of local infections.

Education

2009: Laurea in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technology (Grade: 110 out 110 cum laude), Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Bologna (Italy). Thesis entitled "Mucoadhesive nasal inserts in based on chitosan-pectin for the delivery of antipsychotic drugs "(Supervisor: Prof. Vittorio Zecchi)

2013: Doctor Europaeus, PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Bologna; thesis entitled "Chitosan-based hydrogels for transmucosal drug delivery" (Supervisor: Prof. Barbara Luppi). From 01/11/2011 to 31/05/2012 has worked at the Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology and Center for Research in Molecular Medicine and Chronic Diseases (CIMUS), Campus Vida- University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) - Spain (Director Prof. Maria Jose Alonso).

Academic career

From 2013 to 2020 she is research fellow at the Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, University of Bologna.

In 2020, she becomes Junior assistant professor (fixed-term) of the Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology; Academic discipline: CHIM/09 Pharmaceutical and Technological Applications of Chemistry.

Didactic activity

Since 2014, she teaches “Technology and Regulation of Health Products I”, “Phytocosmetic Products”,” Pharmaceutical Technology and Galenical Preparations Laboratory, “Advanced Pharmaceutical Technology and Medical Devices” in First and Second cycle Degree Programmes of the School of Pharmacy, Biotechnology and Sport Sciences.

Co-supervisor of master degree thesis, University of Bologna.

Scientific activity

She is author of 37 international publications and contributions to national and international conferences.

Awards

  • Best poster: 5th conference of the European Paediatric Formulation Initiative (EuPFi) – “Formulating better medicines for children". Barcelona, 18-19 September 2013
  • Best poster: 8th A.It. U.N. Annual Meeting - “Medicines for childrens’safe: challenges and opportunities”. Pavia, 6-7 March 2014
  • Best oral presentation: Merck & Elsevier Young Chemists Symposium. Rimini, 19-21 November 2018
  • Best poster: Development of chitosan nanoparticles with mucoadhesive/mucopenetrating properties. Nano Day IV, Milan, 11-14 December, 2019

Patents

Ceppo di lattobacillo utilizzabile per stimolare e riequilibrare il microbiota intestinale. Vitali Beatrice; Parolin Carola Eleonora; Giordani Barbara; Luppi Barbara; Abruzzo Angela; Marangoni Antonella; Foschi Claudio. Numero di Domanda 102021000026339. Data di Deposito 14/ 10/ 2021.