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Ms. Elita Montanari – Visiting PhD Student

ElitaElita obtained her BSc in Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Technology at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy in 2012. For her final year dissertation she conducted research on nanohydrogels as a platform to deliver various therapeutic molecules. In 2012 Elita obtained her pharmacy practice registration. In the same year she commenced her PhD in the Department of Drug Chemistry & Technology at Rome “La Sapienza” involved in different research projects in collaboration with the Biochemistry and Microbiology Departments. Her research project focuses on the synthesis of modified hyaluronic acid nanohydrogels to deliver peptides and antibiotic drugs. Elita joined the Nanomedicine Laboratory as a visiting researcher to merge polymeric hydrogel technology with graphene materials for the engineering of therapeutics and devices.