Overview

Curriculum vitae

 

Description of research and teaching

My research interests are biomaterials and biomimetic materials for controlled drug
delivery applications, including inorganic mesoporous silicon particulate systems and liposomes, and nanotoxicology evaluation.

 

Curriculum Vitae

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

Master's by Research in Cell Biology. 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

Licentiated in Pharmacy. September 2006. Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, PORTUGAL

End date at UH30.04.16

Highlighted publications

  1. 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. 08.2013 In : ACS Nano. 7, 8, p. 6884-6893 10 p.

    Publication: Contribution to journalA1 Refereed journal article

  2. 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.

    Publication: Contribution to journalA1 Refereed journal article

  3. 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. 28.05.2010 In : ACS Nano. 4, 6, p. 3023-3032 10 p.

    Publication: Contribution to journalA1 Refereed journal article

  4. 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. 12.2011 In : Biomaterials. 32, 34, p. 9089-9099 11 p.

    Publication: Contribution to journalA1 Refereed journal article

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Highlighted activities

  1. APV Award for the Most Outstanding Doctoral Thesis in the Pharmaceutical Sciences

    Luis Maria Bimbo (Recipient), International Association for Pharmaceutical Technology (APV), 01.04.2014

    Activity: Prizes and awards

  2. Albert Wuokko Award for a Young Researcher

    Luis Maria Bimbo (Recipient), Finnish Pharmaceutical Society, 24.11.2012

    Activity: Prizes and awards

  3. Best Doctoral Thesis by the Viikki Research Group Organization

    Luis Maria Bimbo (Recipient), Viikki Research Group Organization, 29.11.2012

    Activity: Prizes and awards

  4. 3rd PharmSciFair Pharmaceutical Sciences for the Future of Medicines

    Luis Maria Bimbo (Speaker: Presenter), 13.06.201117.06.2011

    Activity: Conferences, workshops, courses, seminarsOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

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