Mariana Landin Perez studied pharmacy at the University of Santiago (Spain) and Doctorate from the same University in 1991. After a three year Postdoctoral stage in the UK, she joined again the Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology at the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) becoming a Professor in 1998. Dr. Landin has been recognized as a Specialist in industrial pharmacy by the Spanish Government in 2005. She has participated in an important number of basic and applied research projects, both national and international. She has supervised more than ten M.S. and Ph.D. students and collaborated in the organization of international and national symposia. She is the author or coauthor of more than 40 international papers, some of them was included as main references in the Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients. She has a background and broad experience in the areas of pharmaceutical material science and processing, such as raw materials characterization and variability or scale-up process. She has also extensive experience in the design and evaluation of immediate and controlled drug delivery systems. Over recent years, her research interest has been focused on the applicability of artificial intelligence tools (Artificial Neural Networks, Neurofuzzy logic, and genetic programming) for modeling biological and technological process in order to their better understanding or to a rational design of new and/or better dosage forms.
Biography Updated on 1 December 2011