Many congrats to my post-doc, Dr. Flavia Fontana, for receiving the APV Award for the Most Outstanding Doctoral Thesis in the Pharmaceutical Sciences in the Years 2018/2019.
I am very proud for this your great achievement and to have supervised your thesis entitled:
"Biohybrid cloaked nanovaccines for cancer immunotherapy", Approved with distinction/honors
Superb news and very well deserved!
The thesis was conducted at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, under the Doctoral Programme in Drug Research.
Huge thanks to Evonik and the selecting committee for such honor!
This is the 3rd time a PhD thesis from our lab receives such an honor:
2014: Dr. Luis Bimbo, Biocompatibility and biofunctionalization of mesoporous silicon particles
2018: Dr. Neha Shreshta, Mesoporous silicon systems for oral protein/peptide-based diabetes mellitus therapy
2020: Dr. Flavia Fontana, Biohybrid cloaked nanovaccines for cancer immunotherapy