Francesca Buttini, Associate Professor at University of Parma, Italy
Dr. Francesca Buttini is Associate Professor at the Food and Drug Department, University of Parma (IT) where she is leading the unit dedicated to design of pharmaceutical products for inhalation.
In 2014, she was appointed as Visiting Lecturer at King’s College London (UK) and affiliated as Key Researcher at the RCPE (Austria). She was awarded as best emerging scientist by aerosol UK society in 2017. She developed technologies to deliver aerosols to the lungs (insulin, antibiotics, carrier-based formulations for asthma and COPD).
She has published more than 60 research papers. Finally, Francesca is a founder of PlumeStars, an innovative SME dedicated to development of orphan drug products to treat lung disease.