R.M. Hernandez is Professor of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Tecnology since 2009. She obtained her PhD in Pharmacy in 1992 from the University of Salamanca, Spain. She joined in 1993 the University of the Basque Country, Spain. She has supervised 10 PhDâ€™s and co-authored more than 170 original articles and book chapters. Her main research and development interests are focused at designing and evaluating new drug delivery systems, using microencapsulation, for cell based therapies and vaccines.