Recently Funded Projects

  • AIRC (Italian Association for Cancer Research) Investgator Grant 2017-2023

 Photocontrolled release of nitric oxide as a novel strategy to amplify doxorubicin activity in cancer


  • AIRC (Italian Association for Cancer Research) Investgator Grant 2012-2015

Multimodal cancer therapy implemented with functionalized photoactivatable polymeric nanoparticles



Nanocarriers for the delivery of antimicrobial agents to fight resistance mechanisms

  • FP7-PEOPLE-ITN CYCLON 2010-2014

Novel multifunctional cyclodextrin-based nanocarriers for drug encapsulation and delivery as a strategy to overcome current therapeutic drawbacks

  • PRIN 2017 line B 2019-2021
    PHOLIES – Photoresponsive host-guest functional systems in liposomes – PI: Aurore Fraix
  • PON HIPPOCRATES 2014-2016

Development of micro- and nanotechnology for health care

  • PRIN 2011-2013

Functional organization of biomolecules and hybrids at nanoscopic level for sensing, medicine and biotechnology applications

  • PO FESR Sicilia 2014-2020. Action 1.1.5: “Life Sciences”

LiverSmartDrug – Innovative micro and nanosystems for effective treatment of liver tumour.