Heba Mohamed Abdelazim (currently a PhD student at the School of Pharmacy, Queen’s University Belfast, UK) has completed her M.Sc. degree in pharmaceutics from Faculty of Pharmacy, Alexandria University, Egypt. She is assistant lecturer of pharmaceutics in the Faculty of Pharmacy, Damanhour University, Egypt. Currently, her Ph.D studies focus on improving the local photodynamic efficacy using a combitation of both nanocarriers and different microneedles. Her master thesis investigated the role of liposomes as nanocarriers in the transmucosal delivery of water soluble drugs. She has published two research articles entitled; "Liposomal buccal mucoadhesive film for improved delivery and permeation of water-soluble vitamins" in the International Journal of Pharmaceutics and "Entrapment efficiency of Pyridoxine Hydrochloride in unilamellar liposomes: Experimental versus model-generated data." in the  Journal of Liposome Research, a review article entitled; "Magneto-electric Nanocarriers for Drug Delivery: An overview." In the Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, and three posters in  international conferences . She was awarded three university awards for her highly qualified publications. She gave about 12 seminars and presentations about nanotechnology and drug delivery systems. She attended 15 national and international conferences. She is a member in Queen’s University UNICEF Society, NI Science Festival organising committee, Egyptian General Syndicate of Pharmacists and Alexandria Syndicate of Pharmacists.  




Affiliation: Damanhour University, Egypt.

E-mail: h_m_abdelazim@hotmail.com