Claudia CARBONE

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical and technological applications of chemistry [CHIM/09]
Office: Dipartimento di Scienze del Farmaco e della Salute - Ed. 2 - Piano terra
Email: ccarbone@unict.it
Phone: 095 738 4251
Web Site: www.researchgate.net/profile/Claudia_Carbone
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Claudia Carbone is Associate Professor at Department of Drug and Health Sciences of University of Catania.

She teachs:

- Galenic Laboratory A-L in the corse Pharmaceutical Technology and Galenic Laboratory (A-L), in the course of Pharmacy, University of Catania;

- Pharmaceutical Technology in the course of Biotechnology, University of Biotecnology.

 

She is member of the Associazione dei Docenti e Ricercatori Italiani di Tecnologie e Legislazione Farmaceutiche (A.D.R.I.T.E.L.F.), Società Chimica Italiana) (SCI) and Controlled Release Society (CRS) Italy. She is also member of the Scientific Committee for E.C.M. Of the Order of Pharmacists of Catania. S

She is member of The Commitee for the Research of the Department and member of the Commissione Congruità Programmi e Discipline of the course of Pharmacy.

She published more that 70 papers on international journal in hte field of the pharmaceutical technology. She is also authored of 5 books chapter.

In 2019 she was Visiting Researcher at Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra (Portugal), for teaching activity within the project Erasmus+ STA (Staff Mobility for Teaching).

In 2017 she was Visiting Researcher at the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra (Portugal), under  the supervision of Prof. Eliana Maria Barbosa Souto.

Her research activity if focused on the development, preparation and characterization of drug delivery systems for the delivery of active molecules (syntetic and natural) in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and nutraceutic field, with particular interest in the optimization by Design of Experiment (DoE) of lipidic vesicular and particulate systems.

She was the principal investigatol of the project "NaStr-EOs: Nanoencapsulation Strategies for the delivery of Essential Oils - pharmaceutical and cosmetic applications", PIANO PER LA RICERCA 2016-2018 - LINEA DI INTERVENTO 2 "DOTAZIONE ORDINARIA". She was also principal investigator of the Starting Grant project entitled "CALLIOPE: CArrier Lipidici per la veicoLazione oftalmIca di mOlecole liPofilE" (PIACERI 2020-2022)  realized in collaboration with SIFI s.p.a.

Claudia Carbone is Associate Professor at the Department of Drug and Health Sciences, University of Catania, where she teaches Galenic Laboratory in the course of Pharmacy. Sche alto teaches Pharmaceutical Technology in the course of Biotechnology, at the Departmento of Biometec. She graduated in Pharmacy in 2004 and got her PhD in Technologies of the Biologically Active Compounds at University of Palermo in 2009. In 2017, she was visiting researcher at the Faculty of Pharmacy of University of Coimbra (Portugal), where she worked in collaboration with Prof Eliana Souto. In 2019 she won the Erasmus open call as Visiting Researcher at the University of Coimbra within the Erasmus Plus STA mobility program. She was principal investigator of the research project entitled “NaStr-EOs: Nanoencapsulation Strategies for the delivery of Essential Oils - pharmaceutical and cosmetic applications” financed by University of Catania (Piano Triennale per la Ricerca di Ateneo 2016-2018). She was also principal investigator of the Starting Grant project entitled "CALLIOPE: CArrier Lipidici per la veicoLazione oftalmIca di mOlecole liPofilE" (PIACERI 2020-2022) realized in collaboration with SIFI s.p.a. Her research is focused on the design, preparation and characterization of drug delivery systems to overcome biological barriers (skin, eye, brain, etc). She is interested in the delivery of natural compounds and the development of coating strategies. She is involved in the ophthalmic delivery research of the Research Centre for Ocular Nanotechnology in Catania (NANO-i). She has authored 75 papers and 5 book chapters. Her h-index is 27, number of citations 2035 (Scopus, updated 19.01.2022).

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ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022


ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/2021


ACADEMIC YEAR 2019/2020


ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019


ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018


ACADEMIC YEAR 2016/2017


ACADEMIC YEAR 2015/2016

Nanotechnology in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and agro-food fields.

Development and optimization (Doe experiment), preparation and characterization of Drg Delivery Systems (DDS), with particular attention to lipid vesicular and particular systems for:

  • Brain targeting for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

  • Ocular delivery

  • Dermal/Transdermal delivery

  • Natural compounds delivery, with particular attention to product of the Mediterranean area

She is Principal Investigator of the Project "NaStr-EOs: Nanoencapsulation Strategies for the delivery of Essential Oils - pharmaceutical and cosmetic applications”, PIANO PER LA RICERCA 2016-2018 - LINEA DI INTERVENTO 2 "DOTAZIONE ORDINARIA"

She is member of the Research Commitee of the Department of Drug and Health Sciences.

Since 2021 is member of the Commissione congruità programmi e discipline e non obsolescenza dei programmi of the course of Pharmacy.

In 2018-2021 she was member of the Commissione Congruità Programmi e Discipline del CdLM Farmacia.

Since 2005, she has been admitted to the Order of Pharmacists of Catania and is member of the Associazione dei Docenti e Ricercatori Italiani di Tecnologie e Legislazione Farmaceutiche (A.D.R.I.T.E.L.F.).

Since 2014 she is a member of the Italian Chemical Society (SCI) and also member of the Controlled Release Society (CRS) Italia for the years 2014 and 2018.

Claudia Carbone is member of the Scientific Committee for E.C.M. Of the Order of Pharmacists of Catania for the years 2015-2017 and 2018-2020.

Scientific manager of the Scientific Committee for E.C.M. Of the Order of Pharmacists of Catania for the years 2021-2023.

In 2017 Dott.ssa Carbone was Member of the Jury Commission for the evaluation of the PhD student Maria do Céu Esteves Amaral Teixeira within Seminar I and Seminar II of the 3° cycle of PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences (2016-2017), Drugs R&D program, (supervisor: Prof.sa Eliana Maria Barbosa Souto), Faculty of Farmacy, University of Coimbra.

She is Member of the Editorial Board of:

  • Experimental Pharmacology and Drug Discovery Journal, Frontiers in Pharmacology
  • Drug Delivery Letters
  • The Open Nanomedicine Journal

Peer Reviewer for different interational scientific journals:

- International Journal of Pharmaceutics

- European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences

- Journal of Drug Delivery Sciences and Technology

- Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology

- European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

- The Journal of Physical Chemistry

- African Journal of Pharmacy And Pharmacology

- LWT - Food Science & Technology

- Frontiers in Pharmacology, section Experimental Pharmacology and Drug Discovery

- Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Claudia Carbone won the Elsevier Reviewer Recognition, Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands in the years 2015, 2016, 2017 e 2018.