Maria Carafa


Titolo Pubblicato in Anno
pH-responsive oleic acid based nanocarriers: Melanoma treatment strategies INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICS. X 2022
Nano-Based Drug Delivery Systems of Potent MmpL3 Inhibitors for Tuberculosis Treatment PHARMACEUTICS 2022
Almond oil O/W nanoemulsions: Potential application for ocular delivery JOURNAL OF DRUG DELIVERY SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 2022
Nanoemulsions of Satureja montana essential oil. Antimicrobial and antibiofilm activity against avian Escherichia coli strains PHARMACEUTICS 2021
Surfactants, nanomedicines and nanocarriers: a critical evaluation on clinical trials PHARMACEUTICS 2021
Resveratrol-loaded nanoemulsions. In vitro activity on human t24 bladder cancer cells NANOMATERIALS 2021
Hyaluronic acid derivative effect on niosomal coating and interaction with cellular mimetic membranes MOLECULES 2021
Rifampicin–Liposomes for Mycobacterium abscessus Infection Treatment: Intracellular Uptake and Antibacterial Activity Evaluation PHARMACEUTICS 2021
Influence of drug/lipid interaction on the entrapment efficiency of isoniazid in liposomes for antitubercular therapy: a multi-faced investigation COLLOIDS AND SURFACES. B, BIOINTERFACES 2021
Different instrumental approaches to understand the chitosan coated niosomes/mucin interaction JOURNAL OF DRUG DELIVERY SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 2020
Satureja montana L. essential oils. Chemical profiles/phytochemical screening, antimicrobial activity and o/w nanoemulsion formulations PHARMACEUTICS 2020
Immunogenicity of polyethylene glycol based nanomedicines: mechanisms, clinical implications and systematic approach ADVANCED THERAPEUTICS 2020
Pentamidine niosomes thwart S100B effects in human colon carcinoma biopsies favouring wtp53 rescue JOURNAL OF CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR MEDICINE 2020
Antimicrobial essential oil formulation: chitosan coated nanoemulsions for nose to brain delivery PHARMACEUTICS 2020
Current trends in ATRA delivery for cancer therapy PHARMACEUTICS 2020
inPentasomes: an innovative nose-to-brain pentamidine delivery blunts MPTP parkinsonism in mice JOURNAL OF CONTROLLED RELEASE 2019
Hydrophilic silver nanoparticles loaded into niosomes: Physical–chemical characterization in view of biological applications NANOMATERIALS 2019
Long-lasting, antinociceptive effects of pH-sensitive niosomes loaded with ibuprofen in acute and chronic models of pain PHARMACEUTICS 2019
Chitosan Glutamate-Coated Niosomes: a proposal for Nose-to-Brain delivery PHARMACEUTICS 2018
An insight of in vitro transport of PEGylated non-ionic surfactant vesicles (NSVs) across the intestinal polarized enterocyte monolayers EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICS AND BIOPHARMACEUTICS 2018


  • PE11_10
  • LS7
  • LS7_3


  • Nanotecnologie
  • Advanced manufacturing & processing
  • Advanced materials
  • Life-science technologies & biotechnologies

Interessi di ricerca

The research activity of the Nanomedicine_Lab is mainly involved in preparation and characterization of innovative drug delivery systems with application in therapeutic, diagnostic and theranostic fields, by different administration routes.


drug delivery systems
nose to brain delivery
chitosan coated niosomes
PH-sensitive niosomes
essential oil

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