Luis Maria Bimbo

Person

Curriculum Vitae

My research interests are supramolecular carriers for nanomedicine and biomaterials in controlled drug delivery applications, including inorganic particulate systems, polymers and liposomes, and nanotoxicology evaluation.

 

Education

Docent in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology. (equivalent to Adjunct Professor). October 2015. Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, FINLAND.

 

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

 

Masters by Research. 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

 

PharmD. September 2006. Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, PORTUGAL

Highlighted publications

  1. 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 May 2010 In : ACS Nano. 4, 6, p. 3023-3032 10 p.

    Publication: Contribution to journalA1 Refereed journal article

  2. Self-Assembly of Amphiphilic Janus Dendrimers into Mechanically Robust Supramolecular Hydrogels for Sustained Drug Release

    Nummelin, S., Liljeström, V., Saarikoski, E., Ropponen, J., Nykänen, A., Linko, V., Seppälä, J., Hirvonen, J., Ikkala, O., Bimbo, L. M. & Kostiainen, M. A. 1 Jul 2015 In : Chemistry: A European Journal. 21, 41, p. 14433–14439 6 p.

    Publication: Contribution to journalA1 Refereed journal article

  3. 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

  4. 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. Aug 2013 In : ACS Nano. 7, 8, p. 6884-6893 10 p.

    Publication: Contribution to journalA1 Refereed journal article

  5. 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. Dec 2011 In : Biomaterials. 32, 34, p. 9089-9099 11 p.

    Publication: Contribution to journalA1 Refereed journal article

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Latest activities

  1. Scientific Reports (Journal)

    Bimbo, L. M. (Reviewer)
    7 Feb 201615 Feb 2016

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer review of manuscripts

  2. PLoS One (Journal)

    Bimbo, L. M. (Reviewer)
    12 Feb 201627 Feb 2016

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer review of manuscripts

  3. Acta Biomaterialia (Journal)

    Bimbo, L. M. (Reviewer)
    25 Feb 201610 Mar 2016

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer review of manuscripts

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Highlighted projects

  1. Functionalized Dendrimersomes for Drug Delivery (FunDendriDel)

    Bimbo, L. M.

    01/09/201431/08/2017

    Project: Research project

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Education

Ph.D.(Pharm.)

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