Imperial College London

Prof. Ramon Vilar

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Chemistry

Professor of Medicinal Inorganic Chemistry



+44 (0)20 7594 1967r.vilar Website




301HMolecular Sciences Research HubWhite City Campus





 Ramón Vilar is Professor of Medicinal Inorganic Chemistry and is currently Director of Research in the Department of Chemistry.

His research focuses on the following areas:

  • Medicinal Inorganic Chemistry
  • Chemical Biology
  • Molecular recognition and self-assembly
  • Molecular Imaging

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García-España EV, Pont I, Martínez-Camarena Á, et al., 2019, Development of polyamine substituted triphenylamine ligands with high affinity and selectivity for G-quadruplex DNA, Chembiochem: a European Journal of Chemical Biology, ISSN:1439-4227

Vilar R, Ruehl CL, Lim AHM, et al., 2019, An octahedral cobalt(III) complex with axial NH3 ligands that templates and selectively stabilises G-quadruplex DNA, Chemistry - a European Journal, Vol:25, ISSN:0947-6539, Pages:9691-9700

Paulose Nadappuram B, Cadinu P, Barik A, et al., 2019, Nanoscale tweezers for single cell biopsies, Nature Nanotechnology, Vol:14, ISSN:1748-3387, Pages:80-88

Ferraro G, Pica A, Petruk G, et al., 2018, Preparation, structure, cytotoxicity and mechanism of action of ferritin-Pt(II) terpyridine compound nanocomposites, Nanomedicine, Vol:13, ISSN:1743-5889, Pages:2995-3007

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