Fabiana Quaglia serves as an Associate Professor of pharmaceutical technology at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Napoli Federico II, Corso Umberto I, Napoli, Italy. In 1997, she received a Ph.D. degree in pharmaceutical sciences and in 1998 a Specialization in hospital pharmacy from the University of Napoli Federico II, Corso Umberto I, Napoli, Italy. Quaglia served as a Visiting Scientist at the University of Paris-Sud, Chatenay-Malabry, France. She published about 60 papers, in addition she authored 2 reviews and 3 chapter books and delivered presentations at universities and conferences worldwide. Her research interests are focused on the development of novel particulate drug delivery systems. In recent years, she focused on the development of both inhalable dry powders for oligonucleotide delivery and nanoparticles for cancer therapy. Quaglia is also interested in the development of drug delivery systems based on mucoadhesive hydrophilic polymers. She received the Eurand Award 2001 for outstanding novel research in oral drug delivery at the 28th International Symposium on Controlled Release of Bioactive Materials, San Diego, Calif, USA. She is a Member Representative of EUFEPS (European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences) and a Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of CDTEC (Italian Association of Chemistry and Technology of Cyclodextrins).
Biography Updated on 3 June 2012