Mariarosa Moneghini was born in Italy in 1959. She received the Pharmacy degree from University of Trieste (Italy) in 1982. She is an Associate Professor and Pharmaceutical Scientist at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Trieste. Since the beginning of the 90s years, at the time of her first permanent position, she has been teaching numerous courses for the degree in pharmacy and in pharmaceutical chemistry and technology. Currently, she teaches and makes research at the Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. She was Head of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences (2007-2010) and Coordinator of courses degree in pharmacy, still in Trieste (2002-2010). She is a Member of Ph.D. School College, AFI (Associazione Farmaceutici Industria) and A.D.R.I.T.E.L.F. (Associazione Docenti Ricercatori Italiani di Tecnologie e Legislazione Farmaceutiche). Among the main research topics, she is currently working on the innovative preparation and characterization of modified drug release oral solid dosage forms (tablets, granules, microspheres, and extrudes) which cover a special role. The idea is to benefit in fact from novel and advanced formulation methods, such as microwave irradiation and supercritical fluid techniques, creating a cross-disciplinary environment of pharmaceutical interest. She is also the first author and coauthor of more than about one hundred publications, sixty being published in international journals, and the others appeared both in international and national conference proceedings. She is also acting as a Referee for some among the most important pure and applied pharmaceutical science journals.
Biography Updated on 9 August 2012