Marilena Vlachou

National and Kapodistrian University of AthensGreece

Marilena Vlachou is an Assistant Professor at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUoA), Greece. She obtained her Pharmacy and PhD (Pharmaceutical Technology) degrees from the NKUoA. Just prior to obtaining her PhD degree she moved to the University of Rhode Island, U.S.A., as a Visiting Research Scientist, to conduct state of the art research related to Pharmaceutical Technology techniques. In NKUoA, she teaches, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, courses related to the fields of Pharmaceutical Technology, Physical Pharmacy and Nanotechnology. She has co-authored the textbook entitled “Pharmaceutical Technology I: Principles of Physical Pharmacy and Nanotechnology”, 2007, and the following book chapters: • “Melatonin modified release formulations” in C. M. Dragoi Ed. Melatonin - Molecular Biology, Clinical and Pharmaceutical Approaches (ISBN 978-953-51-6797-6, DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.78337 (2018)). • “Electrospinning and drug delivery” in Sajjad Haider and Adnan Haider Ed “Electrospinning and Electrospraying - Techniques and Applications”. ISBN 978-1-78984-700-0 DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.86181 (2019). • “Βiopolymers in drug delivery systems”, in C. Demetzos and N. Pippa Eds, “Nanomaterials for Clinical applications”. ISBN: 9780128167052, Εlsevier 2019. She has presented her research work in more than sixty (60) International and Domestic Scientific Conferences. She has published more than forty (40) articles in peer-reviewed Journals and is a member of the Greek Pharmaceutical Society, the Greek Society of Pharmaceutical Technology, and the Greek Section of the Society of Controlled Release of Drugs.

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