Marlow, Maria


University of Nottingham, UK

School of Pharmacy

I am a pharmacist with a PhD in drug delivery and over 18 years’ experience in drug delivery in industry. I have worked on many different drug delivery options and formulations including oral, intravenous and inhaled dosage forms. In 2012, I made the transition back to academia and now work on self-assembling molecules for localised drug delivery including intra-tumoural drug delivery, basal cell carcinoma and cancer cell adhesion. 

Existing collaborations relevant to drug delivery

Ruman Rahman - Sprayable hydrogels for local delivery (post-surgery)

Ruman Rahman and Stewart Smith - Long acting nanocomposite materials for intrathecal delivery      

Marianne Ashford (AstraZeneca) - Hydrogel Formulations for Intraperitoneal Delivery for Ovarian Cancer 

Professor Maria Alonso (University of Santiago de Compostella, Spain) - Formulations for Intraperitoneal Delivery for Ovarian Cancer     

Tracey Bradshaw – Benzothiazoles. 

Publications relevant to drug delivery

CITOSSI, FRANCESCA, SMITH, THOMAS, LEE, JONG BONG, SEGAL, JOEL, GERSHKOVICH, PAVEL, STOCKS, MICHAEL JOHN, BRADSHAW, TRACEY D, KELLAM, BARRIE and MARLOW, MARIA, 2018. Self-assembling benzothiazole-based gelators: a mechanistic understanding of in vitro bioactivation and gelation: Molecular Pharmaceutics, 15(4): 1578-1586.

YAŞAYAN G, XUE X, COLLIER P, CLARKE P, ALEXANDER MR and MARLOW M, 2016. The influence of nanotexturing of poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) films upon human ovarian cancer cell attachment. Nanotechnology. 27(25), 255102.

BENITO-GALLO, P., M. MARLOW, V. ZANN, P. SCHOLES AND P. GERSHKOVICH 2016. "Linking in Vitro Lipolysis and Microsomal Metabolism for the Quantitative Prediction of Oral Bioavailability of BCS II Drugs Administered in Lipidic Formulations." Molecular Pharmaceutics 13(10): 3526-3540.

SKILLING KJ, KELLAM B, ASHFORD M, BRADSHAW TD and MARLOW M, 2016. Developing a self-healing supramolecular nucleoside hydrogel. Soft matter. 12(43), 8950-8957

MARLOW, MARIA, AL-AMEEDEE, MOHAMMED, SMITH, THOMAS, WHEELER, SIMON and STOCKS, MICHAEL J., 2015. Linifanib - a multi-targeted receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor and a low molecular weight gelator CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS. 51(29), 6384-6387

P. BENITO-GALLO, P. GERSHKOVICH, M. MARLOW, V. ZANN and K.M. WASAN, 2015. Smart Lipid-Based Drug Delivery Systems. In: V.P. TORCHILIN, ed., Smart Pharmaceutical Nanocarriers Imperial College Press. 

STONE, ERICA L., CITOSSI, FRANCESCA, SINGH, RAJINDER, KAUR, BALVINDER, GASKELL, MARGARET, FARMER, PETER B., MONKS, ANNE, HOSE, CURTIS, STEVENS, MALCOLM F.G., LEONG, CHEE-ONN, STOCKS, MICHAEL, KELLAM, BARRIE, MARLOW, MARIA and BRADSHAW, TRACEY D., 2015. Antitumour benzothiazoles. Part 32: DNA adducts and double strand breaks correlate with activity; synthesis of 5F203 hydrogels for local delivery: Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry. 23, 6891-6899

SKILLING, K. J., NDUNGU, A., KELLAM, B., ASHFORD, M., BRADSHAW, T. D. and MARLOW, M., 2014. Gelation properties of self-assembling N-acyl modified cytidine derivatives JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY B. 2(47), 8412-8417

K. J. SKILLING, F. CITOSSI, T. D. BRADSHAW, M. ASHFORD, B. KELLAM and M. MARLOW, 2013. Insights into low molecular mass organic gelators: a focus on drug delivery and tissue engineering applications SOFT MATTER. 10(2), 237-256

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