María Dolores Blanco

Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain


María Dolores Blanco was born in Madrid, Spain, in 1958. She received the Biology Science degree from the Autonoma University of Madrid (UAM), Spain, in 1982, and the Ph.D. degree from the País Vasco University, Leioa, Spain, in 1988. Since 1982, Blanco is in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology III (BBMIII) Department of Complutense University of Madrid, Spain. In 1989, she was Research Fellow at the Salford University, Manchester, United Kingdom. From 1990 to 2000, Blanco served as Assistant Professor in the BBMIII Department of the Faculty of Medicine in the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain. Presently, she serves as an Associate Professor, and she is accredited as a Professor from 2010. She is mainly interested in drug delivery systems: nanohydrogels, microspheres, nanoparticles, nanosystem cytocompatibility in cell culture, nanoparticle cell uptake, targeting nanosystems, biocompatibility, pharmacokinetic, and tumor remission studies. She is a Member of the Spanish Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SEBBM) and also of the Spanish-Portuguese Local Chapter of the Controlled Release Society (SPLC-CRS). Blanco is the Director of the Polymeric Materials Group for the Controlled Release of Bioactive Compounds in Biomedicine from 2006.

Biography Updated on 19 April 2011

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