Dr Gianpiero Calabrese
School/Department: Life Sciences, Pharmacy & Chemistry
Position: Senior Lecturer
I was born in Salerno, Italy, where I completed my MSc in Organic Chemistry at Universita' degli Studi di Salerno. In 2004, I joined the Biomaterials and Drug Delivery Group at University of Portsmouth where I read for a PhD on the "Design, synthesis and preliminary in vitro evaluation of potential agents for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (BNCT)". In 2008, I joined the Department of Pharmacy at Kingston University, London, where I currently am Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics and Admission Tutor for Pharmacy.
Educational and Professional Qualifications
- 2010 - 2010 PGCert in Learning & Teaching in Higher Education, Kingston University
- 2004 - 2007 PhD in Organic/Medicinal Chemistry at University of Portsmouth
- 1998 - 2003 MSc in Organic Chemistry at Universita' degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Drug delivery: polymeric nanoparticles, liposomes and carbon nanotubes for the targeting of the Central Nervous System. Formulation of boron-containing compounds for selective mitochondrial targeting in the Boron Neutron Capture Therapy of brain cancers. Electronic cigarettes: analysis of content, public health issues related to pharmacy practice, pharmacology/toxicology, formulation.
Drug delivery, pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmaceutical calculations
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