MsC. Isabela-Andreea SANDU

Biologist Expert Referent




She has a Master’s degree in Biology since 2017. Her main research is related to cellular biology, particularly in vitro cytotoxicity assays for potential drugs and biomaterials. She has a good command of several biological characterization techniques, such as optical microscopy, fluorescent microscopy or gel electrophoresis.


+40 332 880 050 – 410

Curiculum Vitae
Publications List
1.Quaternized chitosan/chitosan nanofibrous mats: An approach toward bioactive materials for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, B.-I. Andreica, A. Anisiei, I. Rosca, A.-I. Sandu, A. S. Pasca, L. Mititelu Tartau, L. Marin, Carbohydrate Polymers, 2022, 302, 120431.10.1016/j.carbpol.2022.12043120220
2.Preparation of an Antioxidant Assembly Based on a Copolymacrolactone Structure and Erythritol following an Eco-Friendly Strategy, A.P. Chiriac, A. Ghilan, A.-M. Serban, A.-M. Macsim, A. Bargan, F. Doroftei, V.M. Chiriac, L.E. Nita, A.G. Rusu, A.-I. Sandu, Antioxidants2022, 11 (12), 2471.10.3390/antiox1112247120220
3.Chitosan crosslinking with a vanillin isomer toward self-healing hydrogels with antifungal activity, M.-M. Iftime, I. Rosca, A.-I. Sandu, L. Marin, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2022, 205, 574-586.10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2022.02.07720226
4.Pegylation of phenothiazine – A synthetic route towards potent anticancer drugs, S. Cibotaru, V. Nastasa, A.-I. Sandu, A.-C. Bostanaru, M. Mares, L. Marin, Journal of Advanced Research, 2022, 37, 279-290.10.1016/j.jare.2021.07.00320222
5.Imination of Microporous Chitosan Fibers—A Route to Biomaterials with “On Demand” Antimicrobial Activity and Biodegradation for Wound Dressings, A. Anisiei, I. Rosca, A.-I. Sandu, A. Bele, X. Cheng, L. Marin, Pharmaceutics, 2022, 14 (1), 117.10.3390/pharmaceutics14010117202211
6.Amphiphilic chitosan-g-poly(trimethylene carbonate) – A new approach for biomaterials design, B.-I. Andreica, D. Ailincai, A.-I. Sandu, L. Marin, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2021, 193-A, 414-424.10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2021.10.17420215
7.Double functionalization of chitosan based nanofibers towards biomaterials for wound healing, R. Lungu, A. Anisiei, I. Rosca, A.-I. Sandu, D. Ailincai, L. Marin, Reactive and Functional Polymers, 2021, 167, 105028.10.1016/j.reactfunctpolym.2021.10502820217
8.New Insights on Hemp Oil Enriched in Cannabidiol: Decarboxylation, Antioxidant Properties and In Vitro Anticancer Effect, A.R. Petrovici, N. Simionescu, A.I. Sandu, V. Paraschiv, M. Silion, M. Pinteala, Antioxidants2021, 10 (5), 738.10.3390/antiox10050738202114
9.Water soluble PEGylated phenothiazines as valuable building blocks for bio-materials, S. Cibotaru, A.-I. Sandu, D. Belei, L. Marin, Materials Science and Engineering: C, 2020, 116, 111216.10.1016/j.msec.2020.111216202012
10.Cytotoxic substituted indolizines as new colchicine site tubulin polymerisation inhibitors,  M.-C. Sardaru, A.M. Craciun, C.-M. Al Matarneh, I.A. Sandu, R.M. Amarandi, L. Popovici, C.I. Ciobanu, D. Peptanariu, M. Pinteala, I.I. Mangalagiu, R. Danac, Journal of Enzyme Inhibition and Medicinal Chemistry, 2020, 35 (1), 1581-1595.10.1080/14756366.2020.180167120207
11.The Cytotoxic Properties of Some Tricyclic 1,3-Dithiolium Flavonoids, L.G. Sarbu, S. Shova, D. Peptanariu, I.A. Sandu, L.M. Birsa, L.G. Bahrin, Molecules, 2019, 24 (13), 2459.10.3390/molecules2413245920193