Dr. Juan Alberto Falcó Graciá

Department: Pharmacology, Pediatrics and Organic Chemistry

Phone: + 34 96 665 8953

Email: alber.falco@umh.es

Current Position: Senior Researcher, Universidad Miguel Hernández.

Research Fields

  • Study of the evolution of the innate immunity and search for new antimicrobials.

  • Development of biopolymer-based delivery nanosystems for therapeutical applications.

Representative Publications

  • Martínez-Ortega L, Mira A, Fernandez-Carvajal A, Mateo CR, Mallavia R, Falco A. Development of A New Delivery System Based on Drug-Loadable Electrospun Nanofibers for Psoriasis Treatment. (2019) Pharmaceutics, 11(1). pii: E14. DOI: 10.3390/pharmaceutics11010014.

  • Falco A, Medina-Gali RM, Poveda JA, Bello-Perez M, Novoa B, Encinar JA. Antiviral Activity of a Turbot (Scophthalmus maximus) NK-Lysin Peptide by Inhibition of Low-pH Virus-Induced Membrane Fusion. (2019) Marine Drugs, 17(2). pii: E87. DOI: 10.3390/md17020087.

  • Bello-Perez M, Falco A, Novoa B, Perez L, Coll J. Hydroxycholesterol binds and enhances the anti-viral activities of zebrafish monomeric c-reactive protein isoforms. (2019) PLoS ONE 14(1): e0201509. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0201509.

  • Bello-Pérez M, Falco A, Galiano V, Coll J, Perez L, Encinar JA . Discovery of nonnucleoside inhibitors of polymerase from infectious pancreatic necrosis virus (IPNV). (2018) Drug Design, Development and Therapy 12: 2337-2359. DOI: 10.2147/DDDT.S171087.

  • Mira A, Mateo CR, Mallavia R, Falco A. Poly(methyl vinyl ether-alt-maleic acid) and ethyl monoester as building polymers for drug-loadable electrospun nanofibers. (2017) Scientific Reports, 7(1): 17205. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-17542-4.