Despoina Ntenekou is a Biologist with a MSc in Medicinal Chemistry- Drug Discovery and Design and PhD in Molecular Pharmacology focusing on angiogenesis and cancer treatment and diagnosis. She has experience in biomedical research developing state of art techniques including a large range of in vitro and in vivo assays essential to drive projects on both basic molecular and translational research. She is a co-author in articles in peer-reviewed journals, and co-inventor in a patent application. Her current research activities focus on in vitro studies, including both toxicity of feedstock materials for Additive Manufacturing technologies for handling safety evaluation during process and product use phase and cytocompatibility of tissue engineered scaffolds for biomedical applications.