Dr. Christine Dufes is a Senior Lecturer at the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences (SIPBS), University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom. She obtained a Doctorate in Pharmacy (with Distinction and congratulations of the Jury) and a Ph.D (with a European Label, Distinction and congratulations of the Jury) from the University of Poitiers (France). After four years as a post-doctoral researcher at the Cancer Research UK Beatson Laboratories in Glasgow, she was appointed as a Lecturer at SIPBS in 2006, obtained fellowship of the Higher Education Academy in 2007 and became a Senior Lecturer in 2012. She has been awarded the Biochemical Journal Young Investigator Award (2009), Tom Gibson Memorial Award (2012) for her research and the Best Overall Strathclyde Teaching Excellence Award 2013 for her teaching. She sits on the Editorial boards for 12 journals.
Design and development of novel tumour-targeted anti-cancer nanomedicine;, Design and development of novel nanomedicines able to reach the brain after intravenous administration, with the ultimate aim to facilitate drug and gene delivery to brain tumours and neurodegenerative disorders.