Durham Research Center, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha
2008 PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences obtained from
the University Paris 11 (France)
2006 PharmD obtained from the School of
Pharmacy, University Paris 11 (France)
Formulation; gene delivery;
non-viral vectors; polymers; Pluronics; skeletal and cardiac muscle;
immunization; muscular dystrophies
2008 First prize for best
PhD Thesis from the Regnier Fondation
2006 First prize for best oral
presentation at the 6th Meeting of the Graduate School “Therapeutic
Robert Luxenhofer, Anita Schulz, Caroline Roques, Shu Li, Tatiana
K. Bronich, Elena V. Batrakova, Rainer Jordan, Alexander V. Kabanov (2010)
Doubly-Amphiphilic Poly(2-oxazoline)s as High-Capacity Delivery Systems for
Hydrophobic Drugs. Biomaterials 31(18), 4972-4979
2. Roques C.,
Bouchemal K., Ponchel G., Fromes Y. and Fattal E. (2009). Importance of medium
and temperature on the organization and the transfection efficiency of
amphiphilic copolymers/DNA carriers. J Control Release 138(1), 71-7
3. Roques C., Fattal
E. and Fromes Y. (2009). Compared toxicity and transfection efficiency of
amphiphilic block copolymers and polycationic polymers in striated muscles.
J Gene Med 11(3), 240-9
4. Roques C., Fromes
Y. and Fattal E. (2009). Hydrosoluble polymers for muscular gene delivery.
Eur J Pharm Biopharm 72(2), 378-90
5. Roques C., Salmon
A., Fiszman M. Y., Fattal E. and Fromes Y. (2007). Intrapericardial
administration of novel DNA formulations based on thermosensitive Poloxamer 407
gel. Int J Pharm 331, 220-3
What do you do when you
are not in the lab?
I’m cooking a lot, reading, hanging out with
friends, listening to music and watching movies.
Where are you from? How many languages
do you speak?
I’m from France and I have spent most of my life
in Paris. I speak French and English and a little bit of German
List interesting facts about
My enthusiasm for research in the area of drug
formulation is probably closely related to my passion for cooking (I especially
love baking cakes and cookies).
I’m a huge fan of scuba diving and I
obtained the “Advanced Open Water” certification 2 years ago.
I have 6
brothers and sister, but I am the only one pursuing a career in science,
although a certain number of my relatives are teachers.
I made my first trip
to the US when I was 17 and it was to visit… Wiisconsin (no wonder I like so
much the Midwest)!