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Marianna Yanez Arteta

Marianna Yanez Arteta

Marianna Yanez Arteta currently holds a Senior Scientist and Physical Chemist Formulator position in the Advanced Drug Delivery group within Pharmaceutical Science at AstraZeneca in Gothenburg, Sweden. In her current role, she participates in the development of formulations for the delivery of new modalities pharmaceutics, including messenger RNA and oligonucleotides.

She has a Chemistry degree from Simón Bolívar University in Caracas, Venezuela (2010) and a PhD degree in Physical Chemistry from Lund University in Lund, Sweden (2014). Following her PhD, she did a postdoc at AstraZeneca where she discovered the world of lipid nanoparticles and their application as gene delivery vehicles. Her areas of expertise are surface and colloidal chemistry, small angle scattering and surface techniques (e.g. neutron reflectivity, ellipsometry, quartz crystal microbalance).