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Dr Giulia Massaro
School of Pharmacy
29-39 Brunswick Square
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  • Lecturer
  • Pharmacology
  • UCL School of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Life Sciences
Research Themes
Research Summary
Developing genetic therapies for rare neurological-metabolic disorders.

Developing novel viral vectors through capsids engineering.

Improving viral vector manufacturing through vector bioengineering.

Developing novel tools to test synthetic gene therapy vectors and other ATMPs.

Teaching Summary

  • Lectures on ‘Physiological gender differences and Common Diseases in Women’ – M.Pharm. PHAY0013-B3
  • Lectures on ‘Preclinical Toxicology’ – MSc. Drug Discovery, PHAY0021 Process of Drug Development / M.Pharm. year 2, PHAY0006 Medicines from the Bench to the Clinic
  • Lectures on ‘Biochemistry’ – M.Pharm. year 1, PHAY0003 Body Systems and Therapeutics 1
  • Lecture on ‘Gene Therapy for Neurological Disorders’ – M.Pharm. year 3, PHAY0012 Future Design, Delivery and Administration of Medicines
  • Lecture on ‘Tools for Gene Therapy: Viruses’ – M.Sc. Clinical Neuroscience, CLNE0046 Genetic Therapies for Neurological Diseases
  • Lectures on ‘Gene Therapy for Neurological Diseases’, and ‘Vector Production’ – M.Sc. Cell and Gene Therapy, CHLD0034 Molecular Aspects of Cell and Gene Therapy
  • Lecture on ‘Novel Treatments for Lysosomal Storage Disorders: Pathogenesis and Treatments for Neuropathology in LSDs’ – M.Sc. Drug Discovery and Development/Experimental Pharmacology and Therapeutics, PHAY0015 New Drug Targets in the CNS
  • Lecture on ‘Lysosomal Storage Diseases’ B.Sc./M.Sc. Applied Medical Science, MEDC0010 Molecular Basis of Human Disease

Academic Background
2018   Doctor of Philosophy University College London
2013   Laurea Specialistica Universita degli Studi di Trieste
2010   Laurea Universita degli Studi di Padova
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