Anna Laromaine

Anna Laromaine Sagué (Cassà de la Selva – 1978) is a spanish chemist specializing in bionanotechnology. She has collaborated in the development of a sensor for the early detection of cancerous tumors. She has a PhD in Chemistry from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, where she received the prize for the best thesis of 2007. She works as a researcher at the Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB), and is co-founder of the company OsmoBlue. She appears as an inventor in 5 patents registered in the Patent and Trademark Office of USA.

Since May 2011 she joined the ICMAB-CSIC as Researcher within the Group of Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites. Currently her research is divided in two parts: 1) the production of bacterial cellulose materials and their nanocomposites and 2) the evaluation of nanoparticles using different approaches such as cell cultures and the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans