Dr. Simona De Vita, PhD

Current position:

Post-Doc at the Department of Pharmacy of the University of Salerno, Italy

Background: 

Master Degree in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technologies at the University of Salerno, Italy.

PhD student in Pharmaceutical Science at the University of Salerno, Italy.

Research and awards: 

    • Royal Society of Chemistry HOT Article Award (2020) for the paper “Accelerating the repurposing of FDA-approved drugs against coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19)” DOI: https://doi.org/10.1039/D0RA09010G.

My research is focused on the discovery of new anti-cancer and/or anti-inflammatory drugs using computational techniques (molecular docking, in silico combinatorial chemistry, molecular dynamics, etc.). Moreover I take part in creating and developing new computational tools to facilitate scientific research like Cl.O.E..