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Silvia Pescina was born in Parma in 1979. Graduated in 2008 in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Parma (final score 110/110), in 2012 defended her PhD in Biopharmaceutics-Pharmacokinetics. In 2011, during the PhD, she spent some months as visiting PhD student at the Centre for Drug Research, University of Helsinki (Finland). From 2012 to 2014 she was Postdoctoral Fellow at the Interdept. Centre Biopharmanet_TEC, University of Parma, and from 2014 to 2016, at the Department of Pharmacy, University of Parma. Research Fellow from 2016 to 2019 and Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology from 2019 to 2022 at the Food and Drug Department, University of Parma.

From October 2019 she is Docent in Drug Delivery at University of Helsinki (Finland). She is currently Scientific and Technical Manager of Micro4Nano, an EU funded project within the H2020-MSCA-RISE (

Silvia Pescina is author/co-author of 48 papers published in international peer-reviewed journals and of 33 conference communications.

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2024/2025

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2023/2024

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2022/2023

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2021/2022

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2020/2021

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2019/2020

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2018/2019

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2017/2018

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2016/2017


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Lines of research

In vitro and ex vivo models for ocular delivery of conventional and biotech compounds. Effect of absorption enhancers on the ocular administration of drugs. Development and characterization of topical dosage forms.



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Campus Scienze e Tecnologie - Padiglione 08 - Plesso di Farmacia
Parco Area delle Scienze, 27/A
43124 PARMA