Maria José Alonso
The Power List 2020 – Biopharmaceuticals
Professor of Biopharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology at the University of Santiago de Compostela
“A defining moment for me was my postdoctoral training with RobertLanger at MIT, who introduced me to the global health area of research. This impacted my career and opened the door for collaborations with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the World Health Organization.”
Maria José Alonso’s lab has pioneered numerous discoveries in nanomedicines and she is also a past president of the Controlled Release Society. She believes that drug development could improve if academic researches adopt a more “rational approach towards unmet needs and criteria to ensure quality and reproducibility”.