Curriculum

Pasquale DEL GAUDIO Curriculum

Academic Degree/Qualification

2018-present: Associate professor in Pharmaceutical Technology – Department of Pharmacy, University of Salerno

2005-2018: Assistant professor in Pharmaceutical Technology – Department of Pharmacy, University of Salerno

2005: Research fellowship Faculté de Pharmacie, Université de Paris-Sud (Châtenay-Malabry, CNRS laboratories, operative unit UMR CNRS 8612

2003-2005: PhD in Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodinamic, University of Parma

2001: Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Chemistry, University of Salerno.

Employment (present and previous positions held)

2020-present: Member of the Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Commission of the University of Salerno, University of Salerno, Italy.

2019-present: Rector's Delegate for EU Agencies Relations, University of Salerno

2018-present: Associate professor in Pharmaceutical Technology – Department of Pharmacy, University of Salerno

2018-present: Italian representative MC member COST CA18125 " Advanced Engineering and Research of aeroGels for Environment and Life Sciences", European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST)

2018-present: Science Communications Manager dell’Azione COST CA18125 - Advanced Engineering and Research of aeroGels for Environment and Life Sciences (AERoGLES)

2005-2018: Assistant professor in Pharmaceutical Technology – Department of Pharmacy, University of Salerno

2002: Enantioselective Recognition EC Network Fellowship, Department of Chemistry, University of Southampton (UK)

Teaching:

Professor of the course of “Drug Delivery & Controlled Dosage Forms”, Master Degree in Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy, University of Salerno, 2015 – today

Professor of the course of “Pharmaceutical Technology”, Master Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology, Department of Pharmacy, University of Salerno, 2013 – today

Professor of the course of “Drug Delivery”, Master Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology, Department of Pharmacy, University of Salerno, 2013 – today

Professor of the course of “Pharmacovigilance”, Master Degree in Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Salerno, 2011 – 2013

Professor of the course of “Applied Pharmaceutical Chemistry”, Master Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Salerno, 2006 – 2013

Professor of the course of “Drug Delivery and Drug Targeting”, Master Degree in Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Salerno, 2005 – 2010

Professor of “Pharmacoeconomy I” at the School of Specialization in Hospital Pharmacy, University of Salerno, 2012 – today

Professor of “Novel Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms” at the School of Specialization in Hospital Pharmacy, University of Salerno, 2012 – today

Professor of “Radiopharmaceutical Dosage Forms” at the MASTER in Radiopharmacy, University of Salerno, 2016 – today

Project Leader in Research Projects

Coordinator of the Research Project “Design and Development of In Situ Gelifying Powders for Woung Healing” a joint research project within Materias s.r.l and the Department of Pharmacy, University of Salerno for the development of the patent “Del Gaudio P, Aquino R.P, Russo P, De Falco G, Nicolais G. RM n. 102017000127474, November 2017, IN SITU GELIFYING POWDER – 2019 to present

Coordinator of the International Research Project “Development of joint Projects on Life Science” between the University of Salerno and the University of Santiago de Compostela – 2016 to present.

Coordinator of the International Research Group “Aerogel as Drug Delivery Systems (ADDS)” between the University of Salerno, University of Santiago de Compostela and Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg – 2016 to present.

Principal Investigator for the Project “Design and Characterization of Micro- Nanoparticulated Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms obtained by Novel Atomization Processes” University of Salerno – 2016 to 2018.

Principal Investigator for the Project “Novel Microencapsulation Technologies for the Production of Controlled Release Dosage Forms loaded with Food Industry By-Products” University of Salerno – 2015 to 2017.

Principal Investigator for the Project “Novel Micro- Nanoencapsulation Techniques based on micrometric vibrating nozzles” University of Salerno – 2013 to 2015

Principal Investigator in University of Salerno funding FARB – 2013 to present

Patents/PCT and Technological Transfer

2019 Del Gaudio P., Aquino R. P., Russo P., De Falco G., Nicolais L. PCT /IB2018/058742 May 16th 2019 IN SITU GELIFYING POWDERS (WO/2019/092608)

2019 Nicolais L, D’Anna A, De Falco G, Commodo M, Minutolo P, Squillace A, Del Gaudio P. Method for treating an article made of fibrous material, article obtained by said method and medical and/or health care and/or personal care device comprising said article” PCT/IB2018/055113 (Worlwide database Pub num = WO/2019/012488, Publication Date: 01.01.2019; International Filing Date 11.07.2018).

2017 Del Gaudio P., Aquino R. P., Russo P., De Falco G., Nicolais L. Domanda n. 102017000127474 POLVERE GELIFICANTE IN SITU

2017 Nicolais L, D’Anna A, De Falco G, Commodo M, Minutolo P, Squillace A, Del Gaudio P. RM n. 102017000078999, “Metodo di trattamento di un manufatto in materiale fibroso, manufatto ottenuto mediante tale metodo e dispositivo medico e/o sanitario e/o per la cura della persona comprendente tale manufatto”.

Research Activities:

In his career, prof. Del Gaudio has dealt with topics related to the pharmaceutical technologies filed and the controlling delivery and targeting of drugs, as the development of new technologies for drug delivery, or the development of new bioactive materials, as well as the design and development of drug delivery systems and controlled release of biomolecules. His scientific activities can be mainly reconducted to:

  1. Polymeric microcarriers for controlled delivery of drugs and phytotherapics with low bioavailability.
  2. Design of modified release dosage forms obtained by micro-nanoencapsulation processes based on vibrating micrometric nozzles
  3. Supercritical fluids based technologies for the development of new bioactive materials for controlled delivery of drugs
  4. Design and development of polysaccharide bioaerogels and hydrogels for wound healing and tissue regeneration.

Professor Del Gaudio is the author of 60 publications (H-index 23, total citations about 1263) on the most prestigious international journals and more than 70 communications at conferences, of which 20 including plenary readings and oral communications by invitation.

prof. Del Gaudio has been an evaluator for AIFA of chemical-pharmaceutical modules of the dossiers relating to the authorization practices for the marketing of medicines, both with national and mutual recognition procedures with Italian origin

prof. Del Gaudio is a referee of several journals with international circulation and high scientific impact (i.e. Carbohydrate Polymers, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, Journal of Controlled Release, Journal of Pharmaceutical Science, Biomaterial, Polymers)

Professor Del Gaudio is Research Grant Reviewer for several projects of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action and is a member of prestigious academies in the Pharmaceutical Technological and Drug Delivery field:

Italian Chapter of the Controlled Release Society Inc (ITCRS) - Secretary of the association

Science Communications Manager of COST CA18125 - Advanced Engineering and Research of aeroGels for Environment and Life Sciences (AERoGLES)

Member of the Italian Chapter of the Controlled Release Society Inc (ITCRS)

Member of the Italian Chemical Society (SCI)

Founding member and Member of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Italian University Network Student Chapter

Member of ADRITELF Association of Italian Teachers and Researchers of Pharmaceutical Technologies and Legislation

Member of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists