Dr Enrico Ferrari

Feature in leading pharmaceutical technology journal

Research from academics in the Schools of Pharmacy and Life Sciences is the focus of a feature in Innovations in Pharmaceutical Technology. ​Dr Enrico Ferrari from the School of Life Sciences, who specialises in assembling proteins, and Dr Ishwar Singh from the School of Pharmacy, who has expertise on...

‘Designer’ nanodevice could improve cancer treatments

Cancer diagnostics and treatment options could be drastically improved with the creation of a ‘designer’ nanodevice being developed by researchers from the UK, Italy, the US and Argentina. The diagnostic ‘nanodecoder’, which will consist of self-assembled DNA and protein nanostructures, will greatly advance biomarker detection and provide accurate molecular...

Lincoln academic presents to politicians

Research by a University of Lincoln academic was chosen to appear in Parliament.  Dr Enrico Ferrari, a senior lecturer in the School of Life Sciences, presented his research to a range of politicians and a panel of expert judges, as part of SET for Britain on Monday, 18 March....

Beyond Botox: natural born killer or medical miracle?

Botox is best known for its use in cosmetic procedures, but this potent neurotoxin could be transformed into an extraordinary drug to treat a raft of debilitating conditions, a leading scientist will tell an audience at the University of Lincoln. Synthesised by clostridium botulinum, Botox is the most deadly...