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Dr. Lorena Tavano

Dr. Lorena Tavano

Dr. Tavano Lorena
Post-doctoral Researcher
Dept of Pharmacy
Health and Nutritional Sciences
University of Calabria



Lorena Tavano graduated from the University of Calabria, Rende, Italy, with a degree in pharmaceutical chemistry and technology in 2006 and a Ph.D. degree in methodologies for the development of molecules of pharmacological interest from the same university in 2009. She moved to the Institute of Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (CSIC, Barcelona, Spain) as a Researcher Fellow and in 2012 she came back to the University of Calabria as a Postdoc Researcher. Since 2006 she has been engaged in teaching activities as a Teaching Assistant and a Contract Professor. She is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Calabria. 


Research Interest

Dr. Tavano focused her interest on the synthesis of surfactants and the on design of macromolecular systems in the form of vesicles (niosomes and liposomes), hydrogels, and liquid crystals for pharmaceutical, food, and cosmetic applications. She has a strong background in the field of controlled drug delivery.