Speaker at Global conference on Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery Systems 2017 - Maria J. Vicent
Maria J. Vicent
Polymer Therapeutics Lab, Spain

Biography:

Dr. María J. Vicent is head of Polymer Therapeutics Laboratory at Centro de Investigación Príncipe Felipe (CIPF, Valencia Spain) since 2006. Currently she is also the responsible of the Screening Platform and the Advanced Therapies Program Coordinator at CIPF. She also coordinates the Valencian Community Strategy on Innovative and Precision Medicine. Her research group focused on the development of novel nanopharmaceuticals, in particular Polymer Therapeutics, for different therapeutic and diagnostic applications and has been funded by national and European grants (several acting as coordinator including an ERC Consolidator grant-MyNano). Maria has received several prizes and awards one on her pioneer work on polymer-based combination therapeutics or directly related to a novel platform capable to cross the blood brain barrier with application in neurodegenerative disorders. María co-authored >85 peer reviewed papers and 7 patents, 2 of them licensed to the pharmaceutical industry and a third one used as foundation of the spin off company ‘Polypeptide Therapeutic Solutions SL’ in 2012.

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