Daniela Pozzi

External teaching staff
Graduated in Physics in 2000 with full marks at the Sapienza University of Rome, Prof. Pozzi received her PhD in Physics in 2004 at the University of Roma Tre. From 2003 to 2005 she was the holder of a research grant at the Physics Department of the Sapienza University of Rome. From 2005 to 2009 she was the holder of scholarships and a research grant at the Chemistry Department of the Sapienza University of Rome. In 2010 she was a guest for 3 months at the Biomedical Engineering Department, University of California Irvine (Irvine, California, USA). Since 2010, Dr. Pozzi has been a permanent researcher at the Department of Molecular Medicine of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Medicine of the Sapienza University of Rome and since 2019 Associate Professor. She was national coordinator of a research project funded by the Ministry of Health and currently coordinates an AIRC Investigator Grant project. She is a member of several projects granted by the Ministry of University and Research and of projects granted by AIRC. Daniela Pozzi is co-author of over 120 scientific publications, numerous participations in international congresses, four Italian patents and two PCT applications.
Research activity
Scientific area: 
Physical chemistry
Research activity: 
The research activity of Prof. Pozzi is mainly focused on the study of the structural and functional properties of lipid nanosystems of interest in the field of gene delivery and membrane biophysics. In detail the principal activities of Prof. Pozzi can be summarized as follows: 1. Interactions between cells and lipid nanoparticles for gene delivery. 2. Study of the physical mechanisms that regulate the interactions between nanoparticles and biological fluids. 3. Application of physical methods and techniques for the development of new technologies for the early diagnosis of cancer and other pathologies.
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