Maria A Deli, MD, PhD, Biological Research Centre, Hungary
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Professor Maria Deli is the head of the research group “Biological Barriers” at the Biological Research Centre, Szeged, Hungary. She obtained her MD and PhD degrees at the University of Szeged. She worked as a JSPS postdoctoral fellow at the University of Nagasaki, Japan. Her main research areas are blood-brain barrier damage and protection in pathologies like Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, metabolic syndrome; prediction of brain penetration of compounds by new static and dynamic co-culture models of the blood-brain barrier; drug targeting across barriers using nanoparticles; modulation of tight junctions with peptides and small molecules for drug delivery. She has published >190 scientific peer reviewed papers , and organized several international meetings related to blood-brain barrier research. She is member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Academia Europaea.