Drug Delivery and Biophysics of Biopharmaceuticals
2100 København Ø
I am an Associate Professor in Biophysics at the Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Team website: http://www.vitofodera.com/
Key Scientific Interests
- Protein and peptide self-assembly
- Stability of protein drug formulations
- Sustainable smart materials for drug delivery
- Biophysics of protein-membrane interactions
- Advanced neutron and X-ray scattering for biomolecules
Previous Appointments and Education
2014 September-2016 October: Assistant Professor at the Department of Pharmacy, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
2012-September/2014-September: Marie Curie IEF Fellow Dept. of Drug Design and Pharmacology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
2009-November/2012-September: Research Associate at the Department of Physics, Cavendish Laboratory University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
2009-January/August: Fellowship at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
2009-March: PhD in Physics. Department of Physical and Astronomical Sciences of the University of Palermo.
2005 – July: Master degree in Physics at the University of Palermo, Italy
2000/2005: Undergraduate student at the Department of Physical and Astronomical Sciences (DSFA) of the University of Palermo, Italy.
Villum Young Investigator Program 2018-2023, ~8.6 M kr. P.I. Vito Foderà.
Novo Nordisk A/S Industrial PhD, 2017 ~1.2 M kr. co-P.I.
Lundbeck postdoc stipend 2 years 2017 ~1.4 M kr. (co-applicant)
China Scholarship Council- PhD Stipend 2017 ~420,000 kr. P.I. Vito Foderà.
Marie Curie Intra European Fellowship (IEF) for Career Development (2 years). European Union grant €230.000. 2012. P.I. Vito Foderà.
Lifelong Learning Program (LLP) (3 months) - Erasmus Placement, University of Palermo. 2008. €1500. Visiting Scientist at the Univ. of Copenhagen. P.I. Vito Foderà.
Drug Research Academy Fellowship (3 months) Visiting Ph.D. at The Danish University of Pharmaceutical Sciences Copenhagen. 2007. €6000. P.I. Vito Foderà.
MIUR fellowship (6 months) from University of Palermo. Visiting Ph.D. at The Danish University of Pharmaceutical Sciences Copenhagen. 2006. €6000. P.I. Vito Foderà