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Summary

My current research focuses the transdermal delivery of drugs from topical formulations and evaluation of penetration enhancement technologies. Furthermore, I am responsible of the mass spectrometry laboratory. In this position, I worked with top pharmaceutical and cosmetic companies in the research and development of formulations and technologies to enhance the transdermal absorption and/or deposition of a wide range of compounds.         

In my thesis “In vitro transdermal absorption studies of pizotifen and paliperidone” (2008-2012; University Cardenal Herrera CEU, Spain), I studied the use of chemical enhancers, cyclodextrins, iontophoresis and laser microporation, the development of transdermal delivery systems and their chemical and physical characterization. Furthermore, I worked with pharmacokinetic models to predict the skin delivery of different molecules. I completed the thesis in November 2013 with the highest level of honor summa cum laude and received the extraordinary doctorate award. During this period, I collaborated in the evaluation of cosmetic products, including assessment of the active penetration and its effects on the skin using techniques such as TEWL; furthermore, I supervised the research work of Master and Pharmacy students and was involved in teaching for veterinary, pharmacy and nursing.           I consider myself as practical, creative, team-making and with excellent problem-solving skills.

Experiences

Current Experience

  • Entrepreneur Geneva, Switzerland
    Since September 2017

Past Experience

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow Geneva, Switzerland
    October 2012 --- April 2017

  • PhD student
    September 2008 --- October 2012
    Teaching experience: 2009/2010 - 5º Pharmacy - Applied Pharmacology 2010/2011 - 2º Nursing - Cellular Biology 2011/2012 - 2º Veterinary - Basis of Pharmacology and Therapeutics - 4º Pharmacy - Pharmaceutical Technology 2012/2013 - 3º Pharmacy - Pharmacology

  • Professor
    September 2011 --- September 2011
    Module Level 2 - Competition in Science

  • PhD student
    January 2011 --- April 2011
    I worked in transdermal absorption of drugs, more specifically studying the effect of the laser

Personality

Self Assessment :
ApproachabilityAttention to detailCollaborationCommunicativeCreative thinkingCritical thinkingInnovative thinkingOptimismPerspectiveProblem solvingWillingness to compromiseTrust

Knowledge

Self Assessment :
Medical Devices
LinkedIn Assessment :
Drug DeliveryTransdermalR&DDrug DevelopmentMicroemulsionsMass SpectrometryChromatographyFormulationTEMPharmaceuticsIn VitroValidationPharmaceutical ResearchPharmacokineticsHPLCLaboratoryUV/VisLC-MS

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analytical skills Guide students Interpret data Use a confocal microscopyAssist with experimentsAssist with site trainingAssist with routine testsAttend investigator meetingAttend seminarsAttend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the companycollaborate in research projects at universitiesCollaborate with principal investigatorCollaborate with project teamConduct literature searchesConduct literature searches.Conduct research at universitiesConduct university research Design scientific experimentsDesign studiesFollow up projectsFollow up training programsGuide studentsInteract with pharmacistsInterpret analytical resultsInterpret scientific dataLead studieslifescienceR&DSolve problemsStatistical analysisSupervise PhD studentsTeachingTeach university studentsTrain Staff

Education

  • Master in Business Administration (MBA) from ENEB in 2018
  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) in Pharmaceutical Technology from Universidad Cardenal Herrera-CEU in 2013
  • Diploma of Advanced Studies in Pharmacy from Universidad Cardenal Herrera-CEU in 2010
  • Course of Pedagogic Aptitude in Pedagogy from Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha in 2009
  • Master in Pharmaceutical Care in Pharmacy from Universidad Cardenal Herrera-CEU in 2009
  • Pharmacy in Pharmacy from Universidad Cardenal Herrera-CEU in 2008
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Languages

BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
English
Professional Proficiency
Spanish
Native
French
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Locations I am interested in:
    Albacete, Spain Alicante, Spain Barcelona, Spain Geneva, Switzerland Lausanne, Switzerland Madrid, Spain Plan-les-Ouates, Switzerland
  • Work From Home:
    No
  • International:
    No

Area / Region

Genève, Suiza

Others

Driving License
  • Yes