Prof. Sabrina Dallavalle
Prof. Sabrina Dallavalle is a professor in Medicinal Chemistry at the Università degli Studi di Milano. She has a background in organic and medicinal chemistry, with specific training and expertise in structural elucidation and synthesis of natural and biologically active organic substances. She has developed and successfully completed several interdisciplinary research projects in the field of Biomedicine, in collaboration with academic research groups and pharmaceutical companies (e.g. Sigma-tau, GlaxoSmithKline, BIOGEM). Her most significant accomplishment has been the contribution to the development of new molecules, which have proved to be promising antitumor drugs, three of them having so far reached phase I/II of clinical trials. This achievement is documented by the filing of 12 international patents related to the discovery of new camptothecins, atypical retinoids as well as HDAC inhibitors. Her scientific works are mainly documented by 116 publications in international leading journals of organic and medicinal chemistry.