Carmen Ferrero Rodríguez

Universidad de Sevilla, Spain

Carmen Ferrero Rodríguez was born in Seville, Spain in 1972. She received the Pharmacy degree (special award for the best record of the degree) and the Ph.D. degree (summa cum laude and special award) from the University of Seville, Spain, in 1995 and 1999, respectively. From 1996 to 1999, Ferrero was a Research Fellow at the University of Seville. From 1999 to 2002, she alternated her tasks as an Associate Professor at the same university with a job as a Pharmaceutical Development Technician in Italfarmaco S.A. Laboratories (Madrid, Spain). From 2002 to 2009, Ferrero occupied different positions at the University of Seville (Assistant Professor, Secretary of the Faculty of Pharmacy, and so forth). Presently, she is a Professor. As part of the doctoral and postdoctoral training, she performed several stays abroad at the Universities of Geneva (Switzerland), Liverpool (UK) and Do Vale Do Itajaí (Brazil). She is mainly interested in controlled-release dosage form design: formulation of oral solid dosage forms, synthesis and characterization of polymers, design and evaluation of matrix systems, and elucidation of drug release mechanisms. In 2004, she received the Young Investigators Award from the Iberoamerican Academy of Pharmacy. Ferrero was Member of the Organizing Committee of the European Conference on Drug Delivery and Pharmaceutical Technology (2004) and the VII Congress of Pharmaceutical Sciences (2006). She is also Member of the SEFIG and AEFI societies.

Biography Updated on 2 May 2011

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