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Dr. Simona De Vita, Ph.D.

Dr. Simona de Vita, Ph.D.



Current position:

Post-Doc at the Department of Pharmacy of the University of Salerno, Italy


PhD student in Pharmaceutical Science at the University of Salerno, Italy.

Master Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology at the University of Salerno, Italy.

Research and awards: 

  • Royal Society of Chemistry HOT Article Award (2020) for the paper “Accelerating the repurposing of FDA-approved drugs against coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19)” DOI:

My research is focused on the discovery of new anti-cancer and/or anti-inflammatory drugs using computational techniques (molecular docking, in silico combinatorial chemistry, molecular dynamics, etc.). Moreover I take part in creating and developing new computational tools to facilitate scientific research like PDB Cl.O.E.