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Curriculum vitae

My research interests are supramolecular carriers for nanomedicine and biomaterials in controlled drug delivery applications, including inorganic particulate systems, polymers and liposomes, and nanotoxicology evaluation.

 

Education

Docent in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology. (equivalent to Adjunct Professor). October 2015. Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, FINLAND.

 

PhD in Pharmaceutical Technology. February 2012. Division of Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, FINLAND
Dissertation title: Biocompatibility and biofunctionalization of mesoporous silicon particles (in English).
Major Subject: Controlled Drug Delivery & Pharmacokinetics

 

Masters by Research. July 2010. Laboratory of Galenic and Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra and Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Coimbra, PORTUGAL
Thesis title: Targeted Delivery of Gene Silencing Molecules to Breast Cancer Cells (in English).
Major Subject: Non-viral Gene Delivery

 

PharmD. September 2006. Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, PORTUGAL

Education/Academic qualification

Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, Docent (Adjunct Professor), Faculty of Pharmacy

Keywords

  • 317 Pharmacy
  • 221 Nano-technology
  • 318 Medical biotechnology

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2010 2019

Biocompatibility of Thermally Hydrocarbonized Porous Silicon Nanoparticles and their Biodistribution in Rats

Bimbo, L. M., Sarparanta, M., Santos, H. A., Airaksinen, A. J., Makila, E., Laaksonen, T., Peltonen, L., Lehto, V-P., Hirvonen, J. & Salonen, J., 28 May 2010, In : ACS Nano. 4, 6, p. 3023-3032 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Self-Assembly of Amphiphilic Janus Dendrimers into Mechanically Robust Supramolecular Hydrogels for Sustained Drug Release

Nummelin, S., Liljeström, V., Saarikoski, E., Ropponen, J., Nykänen, A., Linko, V., Seppälä, J., Hirvonen, J., Ikkala, O., Bimbo, L. M. & Kostiainen, M. A., 1 Jul 2015, In : Chemistry: A European Journal. 21, 41, p. 14433–14439 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Drug permeation across intestinal epithelial cells using porous silicon nanoparticles

Bimbo, L. M., Mäkilä, E., Laaksonen, T., Lehto, V-P., Salonen, J., Hirvonen, J. & Santos, H. A., 2011, In : Biomaterials. 32, 10, p. 2625-2633 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Inhibition of Influenza A Virus Infection in Vitro by Saliphenylhalamide-Loaded Porous Silicon Nanoparticles

Bimbo, L. M., Denisova, O. V., Mäkilä, E., Kaasalainen, M., De Brabander, J. K., Hirvonen, J., Salonen, J., Kakkola, L., Kainov, D. & Santos, H. A., Aug 2013, In : ACS Nano. 7, 8, p. 6884-6893 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Functional hydrophobin-coating of thermally hydrocarbonized porous silicon microparticles

Bimbo, L. M., Mäkilä, E., Raula, J., Laaksonen, T., Laaksonen, P., Strommer, K., Kauppinen, E. I., Salonen, J., Linder, M. B., Hirvonen, J. & Santos, H. A., Dec 2011, In : Biomaterials. 32, 34, p. 9089-9099 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Projects 2010 2017

Activities 2010 2017

  • 22 Peer review of manuscripts
  • 10 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Molecular Pharmaceutics (Journal)

Luis Maria Bimbo (Reviewer)
15 Mar 201729 Mar 2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts