Profile: Flávia Sousa

FlaviaFlávia Sousa is a Senior Researcher at Adolphe Merkle Institute (AMI) in Fribourg, Switzerland. She is a pharmacist by training and she finished her PhD in 2019. Flávia did her first postdoctoral studies at Imperial College London followed by Marie Curie MINDED fellowship at IIT (Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia). In 2022, she began an independent Women in Science (WINS) research fellowship within the group of Prof. Dr. Alke Fink, awarded by the NCCR for Bio-Inspired Materials. Her current research is focused on developing polymeric nanodelivery systems for glioblastoma treatment. In the past 5 years, she has authored over 30 publications, received 8 scientific awards from different countries, acquiring over 1000 citations and yielding a H-index of 19. She is an Invited Assistant Professor at IUCS, Instituto Universitário Ciências da Saúde since 2018 in the master of pharmaceutical sciences.

*Flávia Sousa, PharmD, PhD*
Senior Researcher- BioNanoMaterials Group
Adolphe Merkle Institute | Université de Fribourg
Invited Assistant Professor | CESPU, Gandra, Portugal
Founder of LYRIS