Mauricio Garcia



  • PhD student/ Reasearch Assistant

Fields of research:

  • Biorelevant drug release/dissolution from of oral solid dosage forms.
  • Effect of excipients on oral drug absorption
  • Drug permeability through biological barriers.


Journal Articles

Marlies Kubbinga, Patrick Augustijns, Mauricio A. García, Christian Heinen, Heleen M. Wortelboer, Miriam Verwei, Peter Langguth. The effect of chitosan on the bioaccessibility and intestinal permeability of acyclovir. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics. 2019;136: 147-155. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejpb.2019.01.021.

Michael Hofmann1, Mauricio A. García1, Jozef Al-Gousous, Alejandro Ruiz-Picazo, Florian Thieringer, Mai A. Nguyen, Wiking Månsson, Peter R. Galle, Peter Langguth. In vitro prediction of in vivo absorption of ibuprofen from suspensions through rational choice of dissolution conditions. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics. 2020;149: 229-237. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejpb.2020.02.009.

Mauricio A. García, Danae Contreras, Pablo M. González. Metformin Transport in Native MDCK-Wt and MDCK-II Monolayers Unveils Functional Inter-Strains Differences Influencing Drug Permeability. Pharmaceutical Research. 2020;37(7): 121. DOI: 10.1007/s11095-020-02824-w.

Johanna Catalan-Figueroa1, Mauricio A. García1, Pilar Contreras, Constanza B. Boisset, Pablo M. González, Jenny L. Fiedler, Mariela F. Pérez, and Javier O. Morales. Poloxamer 188-Coated Ammonium Methacrylate Copolymer Nanocarriers Enhance Loperamide Permeability across Pgp-Expressing Epithelia. Molecular Pharmaceutics. 2020. DOI: 10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.0c00623.


  • Teaching assistant in Practical training of Biopharmaceutics for 7th Semester students.