Ana I. Matesanz

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

Ana I. Matesanz was born in Madrid, Spain, in 1967. She obtained her B.S. and Ph.D. degrees at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) where she is working on the synthesis and characterization of novel thiosemicarbazone metal complexes under the supervision of Professor Pilar Souza. In 1998, she graduated and was appointed as Assistant Professor in Inorganic Chemistry at UAM. During her degrees, she was working in industry with Bristol Myers Squibb S.A. where she worked on a number of projects dealing with quality control and pharmaceutical formulation of platinum anticancer drugs cisplatin and carboplatin. Between 2003 and 2007, she held a position as Interim Associate Professor at the Department of Inorganic Chemistry (UAM). In 2007, she reached a permanent position as professor contratado doctor and was promoted to associate professor in 2011. Her research interests focus on the chemistry of metals in medicine and the design of novel therapeutic agents. She is Coauthor of the book Perspectives of Palladium Complexes as Therapeutic Agents (2011) and of more than 20 papers in Journals of high impact factor such as Dalton Transactions or Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry.

Biography Updated on 10 June 2012

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