1. Current Status, Position
Manuel Bañobre-López is currently a Research Group Leader and the former Coordinator of the Health Cluster at the INL. He leads research activities in the area of nanomedicine, both from the imaging and therapy sides.
Manuel Bañobre-López studied Chemistry at the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain, where he got his PhD in Solid State Chemistry in 2011. That same year, he joined INL to work on the development of functional nanostructures with application in the medical area.
3. Research Area
Manuel Bañobre-López' research focusses on the engineering of multifunctional (magnetic) nanostructures as medical platforms for diagnostic and/or therapeutic applications, mainly involving MRI contrast agents, magnetic hyperthermia effectors and smart drug delivery systems. Special interest is currently paid on stimuli-responsive programmed specific targeting for controlled drug delivery and activatable theranostics in nanomedicine.
4. Conflict of interest