Our research lines are mainly focused on the use of bioactive molecules and nanoparticles in nanomedicine & nanotechnology.

Funded Projects
Active Projects

1. Diseño y evaluación de agentes terapéuticos y sensores basados en ARNs no codificantes y nanoestructuras (miRGold)
Funding agency: MINECO, REF: SAF2014-56763-R

2. Nuevas aproximaciones para el tratamiento y detección de melanoma de úvea basadas en nanopartículas de oro funcionalizadas
Funding agency: Asociación Española Contra el Cáncer

3. Nanomedicine Upscaling for Early Clinical Phases of Multimodal Cancer Therapy (NoCanTher)
Funding agency: European Commission , H2020, REF: GA 685795
WEB: NoCanTher

4. MicroRNA based nanotherapies for the detection and treatment of muscular diseases (NanomiR)
Funding agency: EuronanoMed II (MINECO). REF: PCIN-2016-167
WEB: NanoMir

Past Projects
1. Oligonucleotidos modificados en nanomedicina: deteccion de secuencias de acidos nucleicos e inhibicion de la expresion genica mediante arn interferente
Funding agency: MINECO, REF: SAF2010-15440

2. Multifunctional Nanotechnology for selective detection and Treatment of cancer (MULTIFUN)
Funding agency: European Commission , FP7, REF: 262943


1. Nanoparticles in Drug Delivery

We use different nanostructures to deliver different drugs and nucleic acids for the treatment of different diseases

2. Gene sensors based on nanoparticles.

We are developing gene sensors based on modified oligonucleotides and nanoparticles

3. Modified Magnetic Nanoparticles for the treatment of cancer


The aim of this collaborative project is to scale-up functionalized nanoparticles for the treatment of pancreatic cancer.

Previous project:


The aim of the collaborative project MULTIFUN is to develop functionalized nanoparticles for the detection and treatment of breast and pancreatic cancer.

Seventh Framework Programme grant agreement no. 262943

4. DNA stabilized Silver Nanoclusters

We are working on the preparation and study of fluorescent materials based on silver nanoclusters stabilized with oligonucleotides.

5. Modified Oligonucleotides in RNA interference
    We use modified RNA duplexes to study the gene inhibition process known as RNA interference


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