She studied pharmacy at the University of Santiago (Spain) and holds a doctorate “cum laude” from the same University (1991). After a three year postdoctoral stage in the UK she again joined the Department of Pharmacology, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology at the University of Santiago becoming a professor in 1998. Dra. M Landin has been recognized as Specialist in Industrial Pharmacy by the Spanish Government in 2005.

She has participated in an important number of basic and applied research projects, both national and international. She is the author or co-author of more than 80 international papers, some of them included as main references in the “Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients”. She has a background and broad experience in the areas of pharmaceutical material science and processing, such as raw materials characterization and variability or scale-up process. She has also extensive experience in the design and evaluation of immediate and controlled drug delivery systems.