Dr. Fabiola Porta
Dr. Fabiola Porta was born on March 25th, 1982, in Milan, Italy. She studied Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technology at Universita' degli Studi in Milan, where she graduated in 2008. She then moved to the Leiden Institute of Chemistry in the Netherlands, in which she followed a PhD program in Chemistry, under the supervision of Dr. Alexander Kros. She obtained a PhD degree in 2012 with a thesis titled "Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles as Drug Delivery System". In 2012, she came to Switzerland where she worked for FHNW in several projects from enzyme immobilization on solid support to teeth remineralization. In 2013, she joined Basel University as PostDoctoral fellow. She worked with polymeric nanoparticles for drug delivery in the group of Pharmaceutical Technology, and she joined the group of Prof. H. Meyer zu Schwabedissen in 2016, where she is developing novel self-assembly nano platforms for drug delivery.