Marco Radi was born in Massa Marittima (GR), Italy, in 1974. He graduated in medicinal chemistry at the University of Siena (Italy) in 2000 (marks: 110/110 cum laude) and received a Ph.D. degree in medicinal chemistry from the same university in 2004. He spent one year as a Postdoc at the University of Georgia (USA) working with Professor David C. K. Chu on the synthesis of troxacitabine prodrugs and neplanocin A analogues. From January 2006 till January 2010, he worked as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Siena in collaboration with Profesor Maurizio Botta. In the period February–June 2010, he received a fellowship from the same university for a research on new antiviral agents. From July 2010 till December 2011, he worked as a Postdoctoral Research Associate (Ricercatore a Tempo Determinato) at the University of Siena. Since December 2011, Dr. Radi has been an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Parma. His research interests are in the field of organic, analytical, and medicinal chemistry with particular interest in the drug design and synthesis of novel antiviral, anticancer, and antitubercular agents. Overall, Dr. Radi is the author of 46 publications on international journals, 2 book chapters, and 5 patents.
Biography Updated on 3 April 2012