• Dr. Víctor Ramos Pèrez
Victor Ramos

Dr. Victor Ramos
Bioengineering Department
Materials Engineering Group (GEMAT)
IQS
Universitat Ramon Llull
Via Augusta 390, E-08017 Barcelona, Spain
Tel. +34 93 267 20 00
Fax +34 93 205 62 66 

email: 
victor.ramos@iqs.url.edu

Assistant Professor

DPhil in Clinical Pharmacology (University of Oxford, 2008)
Chemical Engineer (IQS, 2001)
Degree in Chemistry (URL, 2000)

 

SUBJECTS

Materials Technology, Advanced Materials Engineering, Structure and Function of Biomolecules, and Advanced Drug Delivery.

 

RESEARCH LINES

  • Nanomedicine: Design and synthesis of nanostructures for controlled release of drugs and nucleic acids.
  • Biomaterials and medical devices: design and manufacturing of biomimetic and bioactive materials. 

 

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

G. Zhylyak, V. Ramos-Perez, M. Linnhoff, T. Hug, D. Citterio, U. E. Spichiger-Keller, Planar integrated optical waveguide used as a transducer to yield chemical information: detection of the activity of proteolytic enzymes, Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 2005, 43, 603-617.

M. Stevenson, V. Ramos-Perez, S. Singh, M. Soliman, J. A. Preece, S. S. Briggs, M. L. Read, L. W. Seymour, Delivery of siRNA mediated by histidine-containing reducible polycations, Journal of Controlled Release, 2008, 130, 46-56.

N. Montserrat, E. Garreta, F. Gonzalez, J. Gutierrez, C. Eguizabal, V. Ramos, S. Borros, JC. Izpisua-Belmonte, Simple Generation of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells using Poly-?-amino Esters as the Non-viral Gene Delivery System, Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2011, 286(14), 12417-12428.

C. Suarez, R. Morales-Barrera, V. Ramos, I. Nuñez, C. Valverde, J. Planas, J. Morote, X. Maldonado, J. Carles, Role of Immunotherapy in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer, BJU International, 2013, 113(3), 367-375.

V. Ramos-Perez, A. Cifuentes, N. Coronas, A. de Pablo, S. Borros, Modification of Carbon Nanotubes for Gene Delivery Vectors, Methods in Molecular Biology, 2013, 1025, 261-268.

N. Segovia, P. Dosta, V. Ramos, S. Borros, Oligopeptide-terminated poly(?-amino ester)s for highly efficient gene delivery and controlled intracellular localization, Acta Biomaterialia, 2014, 10(5), 2147-2158.

A. Cifuentes-Rius, A. de Pablo, V. Ramos-Perez, S. Borros, Tailoring Carbon Nanotubes Surface by Plasma Polymerization for Gene Delivery Applications, Plasma Processes and Polymers, 2014, 11(7), 704-713.

N. Segovia, M. Pont, N. Oliva, V. Ramos, S. Borros, N. Artzi, Hydrogel Dopped with Nanoparticles for Local Sustained Release of siRNA in Breast Cancer, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 2015, 4(2), 271-280.

P. Dosta, N. Segovia, A. Cascante, V. Ramos, S. Borrós, Surface charge tunability as a powerful strategy to control electrostatic interaction for high efficiency silencing, using tailored oligopeptide-modified Poly(beta-amino ester)s, Acta Biomaterialia, 2015, 20, 82-93.

A. Rata-Aguilar, N. Segovia-Ramos, A.B. Jodar-Reyes, V. Ramos-Perez, S. Borros, A. Martin-Rodriguez, J.L. Ortega-Vinuesa, The role of hydrophobic alkyl chains in the physicochemical properties of poly(beta-amino ester)/DNA complexes, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2015, 126, 374-380.

A. Rata-Aguilar, N. Segovia-Ramos, A.B. Jodar-Reyes, V. Ramos-Perez, S. Borros, A. Martin-Rodriguez, J.L. Ortega-Vinuesa, Complexation and Release of DNA in Polyplexes Formed with Reducible Linear Poly(beta-amino Esters), Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2015, doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2015.06.001

 

RESEARCH GROUPS

Materials Engineering Group (GEMAT)