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Marilena Hadjidemetriou, PhD Student


Marilena obtained her BSc in Pharmacy at the University of Athens, Greece in 2012. For her final year dissertation she conducted research on the ‘Preparation, physicochemical characterization and study of self-assembly of liposomes incorporating dimethoxycurcumin’. In 2013 she completed her MSc in Drug Delivery with Distinction at the UCL School of Pharmacy, University College London. Her research project focused on the use of peptide nanofibres for the delivery of siRNA. Marilena joined the Nanomedicine Lab at the University of Manchester as a Marie Curie Early Stage Fellow and full-time PhD student under the PATHCHOOSER programme on the effects of protein corona and the mechanism of cellular internalisation of targeted nanoparticle-based delivery vehicles.