Eride Quarta got the prestigious EUFEPS Women in Pharmaceutical Sciences Award 2021. The Women in Pharmaceutical Sciences (WIPS) initiative was established in 2017 by EUFEPS, European Federation of Pharmaceutical Sciences, with the aim of supporting the research of woman researchers, also facilitating international mobility and active participation in congresses.
Cardiovascular diseases, such as myocardial infarct and heart failure, represent a societal burden, accounting for more than 30% of deaths globally and spending yearly ~190 billion € in European healthcare. The chronic treatment of patients leads only to short-term benefits, since the conventional therapies show several weak points.
On Friday, July 21, 2017, a Framework Agreement has been signed between the University of Parma and PlumeStars s.r.l. concerning a didactic and scientific collaboration between the Food and Drug Department and the start up PlumeStars.