Katrien Remaut is an Assistant Professor at the Lab General Biochemistry and Physical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Ghent (Belgium). She graduated as Pharmacist at Ghent University (Belgium) in 2001 with summa cum laude. She then started research work in the Lab of General Biochemistry and Physical Pharmacy under guidance of Prof. De Smedt and Prof. Demeester. In 2007, she received the title of doctor in pharmaceutical sciences and continued research work as postdoctoral fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders. In 2009, Katrien joined the Directors Research Lab under guidance of Prof. Ian Mattaj at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory during 6 months. Katrien is author and co-author of several peer reviewed scientific publication in e.g. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, Biochemistry-US, Biomacromolecules, Biophysical Journal, Journal of Controlled Release, ASC Nano, Nanomedicine and Macromolecules. She received several scientific prices (the scientific price "Bank van Breda" in 2001; the Highlights of student posters Award in 2003; winner of the AIO competition in 2004; Jan Feijen Poster Award in 2010 and Price of the Royal Academy of Medicine for Scientific Research in Pharmacy, period 2008 – 2011). In 2013, Katrien was elected as member of the Young Academy in Flanders. She was appointed tenure track professor at the Lab General Biochemistry and Physical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2014. Her research is mainly focused on the development of nanomedicines carrying chemotherapeutics and/or nucleic acids to treat peritoneal carcinomatosis.