Valentina Andretto is a PhD student at the LAGEPP (Laboratory of Automatic Control, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering), University Claude Bernard Lyon 1. She graduated in Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technology at the University of Padova in 2016. Then she worked over the following year as fellow in the Drug Delivery Unit of the University of Padova, focusing on projects related to proteins formulation and to bioconjugation of glycoproteins to anticancer drugs. In January 2018 she moved to Frankfurt am Main to work as formulation scientist in the Innovative Delivery Unit at Sanofi-Aventis GmbH, where she focused on the development of peptides oral delivery systems. To broaden her knowledge in the drug delivery field and to develop important skills, in September 2019 Valentina started her PhD under the supervision of Dr Giovanna Lollo. Her thesis is focused on the design and development of multifunctional oral drug delivery systems for the treatment of autoimmune diseases.