Christina Karavasili is a Ph.D. candidate in Pharmaceutical Technology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She holds a Pharmacy degree and an M.Pharm. in Pharmaceutical Technology from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Her research work focuses on the development of advanced drug delivery systems and drug targeting applications. Christina has contributed to publications in peer-reviewed international journals and has participated in national and international conferences. She has been awarded with two undergraduate scholarships from the State Scholarship Foundation and a Ph.D. scholarship from the Onassis Foundation. Christina will be visiting Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts with the aim to work on multifunctional nanoparticle-based platforms for tumor-targeted therapy. At the same time, she will get acquainted with a number of microfabrication techniques and biomaterials to generate cell-laden tissue constructs for biomedical applications. Her future plans are to work in a dynamic research environment, where basic research will be materialized into translational medicine, keeping herself abreast of the latest achievements in her field of research.
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Harvard Medical School / Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts