DFSSN

Dipartimento di
Farmacia e Scienze della Salute e della Nutrizione
Dipartimento di Eccellenza L. 232/2016

  • Dipartimento di Farmacia e Scienze della Salute e della Nutrizione

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prof Roberta CASSANO

 

education

2020-Prof. Associate, SSD CHIM / 09, Dept. Pharmacy and SSN, Unical

2018-ASN Full Professor SSD CHIM / 09 positive evaluation (2016 session).

2010-University researcher SSD CHIM / 09-Dept. of Pharmacy SSN-Unical.

2008-Research Internship Scholarship-Integrated Voucher and Scholarship Program for Higher Education POR Calabria-Dept. SSN-Unical pharmacy.

2005- PhD in "Sciences and Technologies of the mesophases and Molecular Materials", XVIII cycle.

2000-Regional Scholarship-Chemistry Dept-Unical.

2000-Degree in Chemistry, Unical.

professional experience

Prof. R. Cassano was Guest Editor of the Pharmaceutics magazine. She is memberships of the Italian Teachers and Researchers Association of Pharmaceutical Technologies and Legislation (ADRITELF) and of Italian Chemical Society (SCI).

Prof.sa R. Cassano also:

-participated in 2013 in the SILA Project (PONa3_00341), funded under the PON Research and Competitiveness 2007-2013 call and was the winner, as scientific manager, of a Project within the ARUE intervention program (Research Union) PO CALABRIA FSE 2007-2013 - AXIS IV - HUMAN CAPITAL from the title: New lipid nanocarriers for the delivery of metalloprotease inhibitors (MMPI) in the post-surgical treatment of glaucoma.

-participated in 2015 in the Mis project. 124 "Methods for the use of oregano and its waste for the sustainable production of cosmetic products" and to the Project Mis. 124 "PhytoCalabria".

-obtained in 2017 a FINANCING OF THE BASIC RESEARCH ACTIVITIES REFERRED TO IN ART. 1, PARAGRAPHS 295 AND FOLLOWING, OF THE LAW 11 DECEMBER 2016 N.232 (OJ n.297 of 21-12-2016 - Ordinary Supplement n.57.

-participated in the POR CALABRIA FESR 2014/2020 in 2017 as part of the research project entitled "Development of a functional pasta obtained by mixing vegetable flour" and from 2017 to 2019 at the POR CALABRIA FESR 2014/2020 in the context of the research project entitled "Polyphenolic extract obtained from olive leaves for the prevention of fibrosis in peritoneal dialysis".

In 2019 she took part in the scientific committee of the International Congress "Novel Pain Therapeutics: From Basic Research to Clinical Translation and Rehabilitation" held at the University of Calabria from 23 to 25 October 2019.

managerial/department role

From 2010 to today she has been a member of the Council of the Degree Course in Scientific Information of Medicines and Health Products of the Department of Pharmacy SSN-Unical.

2011-2012: Member of the Teaching Board of the Research Doctorate in Cellular Biochemistry and Activities of Medicines in Oncology of Unical.

From 2012 to today she deals with incoming student practices for the ISFPS degree course of the Department of Pharmacy SSN-Unical.

From 2013 to today: Member of the Teaching Board of the PhD in Translational Medicine-Unical.

From 2014 to today, aggregate member of the commission for the qualification examination for the profession of pharmacist at the Department of Pharmacy SSN-Unical.

Member of the Board of the Department of Pharmacy SSN-Unical from 2015 to 2018.

2018 and 2020: Scientific referent of n. 6 projects within the Alternation School Work - MIUR at the Department of Pharmacy and SSN-Unical.

In 2019 member of the Selection Committee for the evaluation of the candidates qualifications for the Master in "Galenic Technology and Legislation, Department of Pharmacy SSN-Unical.

research fields

The research activity of Prof. Cassano concerns the derivatization and characterization of natural polymers to be used in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, biomedical and agri-food fields, the synthesis of polymeric prodrugs, the characterization of polymeric matrices derivatized with antioxidants of natural origin, the preparation of micro- and nano-particle systems for the realization of drug delivery systems, the modification of commercial surfactants for the realization of polymeric matrices of pharmaceutical interest, the study of membranes and membrane processes for biomedical applications and the design, synthesis and characterization of liquid crystals for applications in the technological-pharmaceutical field.

Publications

https://iris.unical.it/simple-search?query=cassano+roberta#.Xk1NXihKiUk

teaching activity

Holder of the following courses:

CHIM / 09 (Pharmaceutical Application Technology):

From 2006-2007 to 2010-2011: Socioeconomics Technology and Pharmaceutical Legislation II (5 CFU) CdS in "Scientific Information on Drugs" Unical, Dept. Pharmacy SSN;

From the 2008-2009 academic year to the academic year 2010-2011: Plants of the Cosmetic Industry (5 CFU) CdS in "Technologies of Cosmetic Products" Unical, Dept. SSN Pharmacy;

From 2010-2011 to 2012-2013: Socioeconomics Technology and Pharmaceutical Legislation II (5 CFU) CdS in "Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technologies" Unical, Dept. Pharmacy SSN;

In the 2011-2012 academic year: Pharmaceutical Technology (6 CFU) CdS in "Scientific Information of Medicines and Health Products" Unical, Dept. Pharmacy SSN;

From 2012-2013 to 2014-2015: Pharmaceutical Technology and Legislation (9 CFU) CdS in "Scientific Information of Medicines and Health Products" Unical, Dept. Pharmacy SSN;

From 2015-2016 to 2018-2019: Pharmaceutical Technology and Legislation (6 CFU) CdS in "Scientific Information of Medicines and Health Products" Unical, Dept. Pharmacy SSN;

In the 2019-2020 academic year: Pharmaceutical Technology and Legislation (5 ECTS) CdS in "Scientific Information on Medicines and Health Products" Unical, Dept. Pharmacy SSN;

From 2014-2015 to 2019-2020: Medical Devices and Quality Control of Pharmaceutic and Cosmetic Forms (9 credits) CdS in "Pharmacy" Unical, Dept. Pharmacy SSN;

From 2015 to today, holder of courses in the scientific disciplinary sector CHIM / 09 relating to 1st and 2nd level masters of the Department of Pharmacy SSN-Unical as listed below:

From 2015-2016 to 2016-2017: Production and packaging plants, Chemistry of Cosmetic Products, for the II level university Master in "Functional Cosmetics in Dermatology and Trichology-Unical, Dept. Pharmacy SSN;

In the 2016-2017 academic year: Medical and biomaterial devices for the 1st level University Master's Degree in "Research Nurse"-Unical, Dept. SSN Pharmacy;

In the 2019-2020 academic year: Teaching responsibility: General aspects of pharmaceutical forms, Preparation of capsules and tablets and Oral liquid pharmaceutical forms for the II level University Master in "Technology and Galenic Legislation" - Unical, Dept. Pharmacy SSN;

Prof. R. Cassano was supervisor of numerous theses for the students of the following Study Courses: Nutrition Science; Scientific Information on Medicines and Health Products; Pharmacy; Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technologies.

In addition, she is supervisor of two doctoral theses in Translational Medicine XXX and XXXIV cycle at the Department of Pharmacy SSN-Unical.

Teaching Unit

Dispositivi Medici e Controllo di Qualità di Forme Farmaceutiche e Cosmetiche/Medical Devices and Quality Control of Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Forms

https://www.unical.it/portale/portaltemplates/view/view_scheda_insegnamento.cfm?45570&LANG=ITA&45570&LANG=ITA

Tecnologia e Legislazione Farmaceutica/Pharmaceutical Technology and Legislation

https://www.unical.it/portale/portaltemplates/view/view_scheda_insegnamento.cfm?66521&LANG=ITA&66521&LANG=ITA