Natalia Mayumi Inada

University of Sao Paulo

Natalia M. Inada obtains a B.S. degree in Pharmacy and Ph.D. degree in Medical Pathophysiology from the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP, Brazil). She is currently holding a position as a Research Scientist at the University of São Paulo (USP, São Carlos Institute of Physics, Brazil), leading the Microbial Control and Cell Culture Labs at the Biophotonics Group, working directly on the development of clinical projects such as the “CerCa Solutions for diagnosis and treatment of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia”, and "Photodynamic Therapy Brazil for Non-melanoma Skin Cancer". She is the coordinator of projects improving the photodynamic therapy with nanodelivery systems. She has published numerous scientific papers and book chapters, and was awarded for her work many times, including the Mercosur Prize for Science and Technology (2016), the PDT Clinical Trial Excellence (2017), and Poster of Merit (2019), by the International Photodynamic Association.