Prof. Dr. Marcelo Calderón POLYMAT, Spain

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Marcelo Calderón is an Ikerbasque Research Professor at the Basque Center for Macromolecular Design and Engineering, POLYMAT in San Sebastian, Spain. He received his Ph.D. in organic chemistry in 2007 from the National University of Córdoba, Argentina, under the supervision of Prof. Miriam Strumia. In 2007 he joined the Research... read moreGroup of Prof. Rainer Haag at the Freie Universität Berlin for his Postdoctoral work, where he pursued the synthesis of polymer-drug conjugates for the passive targeted delivery of drugs, genes, and imaging probes. In the period 2010-2018 he focused the research of his group as Assistant Professor at the Freie Universität Berlin toward the development of stimuli-responsive polymeric nanoparticles for drug delivery.

Prof. Calderón was the recipient of the Arthur K. Doolittle Award in 2010 (American Chemical Society, Polymer Materials: Science and Engineering Division), the Cesar Milstein Fellowship in 2011 (Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation, Argentina), the NanoMatFutur Grant for Young Scientists from the German Ministry of Science in 2012 (BMBF), an Ikerbasque Professorship in 2019, and was highlighted as ‘Emerging Investigator’ by the Royal Society of Chemistry journals Chemical Communications (2015) and Journal of Material Chemistry B (2017).