Welcome to the Luciani Research Group

The Luciani Research Group believes in a diverse and inclusive multidisciplinary, respectful research environment in which all members can work to their highest potential and advance our research goals, in line with the vision of the Faculty of Science and of the University of Bern

Paola Luciani is signer and supporter of Better Science

The Luciani group co-created PharmaBern

About us

We are an international and multidisciplinary team of pharmacists, chemists, biochemists and engineers focused on the development of novel drug delivery systems, lipid-based tools for diagnostic molecular imaging and for targeted therapy. 

Our Research

Our lab

News about us

Our 1st Pharma Tech retreat!

Our group spent a wonderful day together in Bern brainstorming, discussing ideas, sharing and laughing. We had two scientific challenges and three winning groups. We look forward to the next chance to get together out of the “standard” days in

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Maria, Reto and Rita in our group

We are very happy to host Maria as a visiting PhD student from Madrid! She will stay with us until mid-December. In October, Reto started his Master thesis in Molecular Life Sciences in our group. We wish you all the

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STEM Speed Dating

Assumpta and Paola became STEM ambassadors of our Department for one day! Thanks to the very active Kantonalschule Menzingen, near Zug, they enjoyed participating in a STEM Speed Dating with >30 high school female students. Women in Science rock!!

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