About the Author
Professor Rosario Pignatello
is Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology and Legislation at the University of Catania, Italy, where he works at the Department of Drug Sciences. Professor Pignatello is author of 120 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals and about 130 oral and poster communications to international symposia. His research activity in the area of innovative pharmaceutical technology in particular focuses on: preparation, physico-chemical characterization and nanoparticles including modified drug delivery systems; synthesis, characterization and biological evaluation and QSAR studies on lipophilic prodrugs and conjugates.