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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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

Łęczkowska A, Gonzalez-Garcia J, Perez-Arnaiz C, et al., 2018, Binding studies of metal-salphen and metal-bipyridine complexes towards G-quadruplex DNA, Chemistry - a European Journal, Vol:24, ISSN:0947-6539, Pages:11785-11794

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