Miguel A. Correa-Duarte, Director of the Center of Biomedical Research (CINBIO - https:// cinbio.es/en/portada-en/) and Associate professor in the Department of Physical Chemistry at the Universidade de Vigo, has published 120 papers in high impact index journals (an average impact factor of 7.2). The total number of citations of his publications is more than 7500, providing him with an H-index = 44 (G. Scholar). Additionally, he has published 9 book chapters and 6 registered patents. He has participated with 20 keynote and invited presentations in international conferences in the last 5 years. He has supervised 7 PhD theses plus 10 in progress since 2015. In the last 6 years he has participated (mainly as PI) in 18 national, international projects, including contracts with fundations and private companies. He is cofounder of NANOFABER S.R.L. a spin-off company based in Rome (Italy). Additionally, he is member of the Research Institute of Health Galicia Sur (IISGS), coordinator of the Galician Network of Nanomedicine, partner of the “Galician Network of Biomaterials” and recently has joined the National Network “CIBERSAM”.

Personal identification

Full name
Miguel Correa-Duarte

Citation names

  • Correa-Duarte, Miguel

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Mobile phone
  • (+34) 647343339 (Professional)

Knowledge fields

  • Engineering and Technology - Nano-technology - Nano-materials

Teaching in Higher Education

Host institution
2010 - Current Associate Professor (University Teacher) Universidade de Vigo - Campus de Pontevedra, Spain


Journal article
  1. Sérgio R. S. Veloso; Joana F. G. Silva; Loic Hilliou; Cacilda Moura; Paulo J. G. Coutinho; José A. Martins; Martín Testa-Anta; et al. "Impact of Citrate and Lipid-Functionalized Magnetic Nanoparticles in Dehydropeptide Supramolecular Magnetogels: Properties, Design and Drug Release". Nanomaterials 11 1 (2020): 16-16. https://doi.org/10.3390/nano11010016.
  2. Ana Rodríguez-Ramos; Laura Marín-Caba; Nerea Iturrioz-Rodríguez; Esperanza Padín-González; Lorena García-Hevia; Teresa Mêna Oliveira; Miguel A. Corea-Duarte; Mónica L. Fanarraga. "Design of Polymeric and Biocompatible Delivery Systems by Dissolving Mesoporous Silica Templates". International Journal of Molecular Sciences 21 24 (2020): 9573-9573. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms21249573.
  3. Eva Yazmin Santiago; Lucas V. Besteiro; Xiang-Tian Kong; Miguel A. Correa-Duarte; Zhiming Wang; Alexander O. Govorov. "Efficiency of Hot-Electron Generation in Plasmonic Nanocrystals with Complex Shapes: Surface-Induced Scattering, Hot Spots, and Interband Transitions". ACS Photonics (2020): https://doi.org/10.1021/acsphotonics.0c01065.
  4. Ana Sousa-Castillo; José R. Couceiro; María Tomás-Gamasa; Andrea Mariño-López; Fernando López; Walid Baaziz; Ovidiu Ersen; et al. "Remote Activation of Hollow Nanoreactors for Heterogeneous Photocatalysis in Biorelevant Media". Nano Letters 20 10 (2020): 7068-7076. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c02180.
  5. Yuselis Castaño-Guerrero; Felismina T.C. Moreira; Ana Sousa-Castillo; Miguel A. Correa-Duarte; M. Goreti F. Sales. "SERS and Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy Immunoassay for carcinoembryonic antigen". Electrochimica Acta (2020): 137377-137377. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2020.137377.
  6. Nerea Iturrioz-Rodríguez; Miguel Ángel Correa-Duarte; Rafael Valiente; Mónica L. Fanarraga. "Engineering Sub-Cellular Targeting Strategies to Enhance Safe Cytosolic Silica Particle Dissolution in Cells". Pharmaceutics 12 6 (2020): 487-487. https://doi.org/10.3390/pharmaceutics12060487.
  7. Larousse Khosravi Khorashad; Lucas V. Besteiro; Miguel A. Correa-Duarte; Sven Burger; Zhiming M. Wang; Alexander O. Govorov. "Hot Electrons Generated in Chiral Plasmonic Nanocrystals as a Mechanism for Surface Photochemistry and Chiral Growth". Journal of the American Chemical Society (2020): https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.9b11124.
  8. Yoel Negrín-Montecelo; Miguel Comesaña-Hermo; Larousse Khosravi Khorashad; Ana Sousa-Castillo; Zhiming Wang; Moisés Pérez-Lorenzo; Tim Liedl; Alexander O. Govorov; Miguel A. Correa-Duarte. "Photophysical Effects behind the Efficiency of Hot Electron Injection in Plasmon-Assisted Catalysis: The Joint Role of Morphology and Composition". ACS Energy Letters (2020): 395-402. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsenergylett.9b02478.
  9. Maria Blanco-Formoso; Mariacristina Turino; Beatriz Rivas-Murias; Luca Guerrini; Alexey Shavel; Roberto de la Rica; Miguel Correa-Duarte; et al. "Iron-Assisted Synthesis of Highly Monodispersed and Magnetic Citrate-Stabilized Small Silver Nanoparticles". The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 124 5 (2020): 3270-3276. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b10606.
  10. Samuel J. Palmer; Xiaofei Xiao; Nicolas Pazos-Perez; Luca Guerrini; Miguel A. Correa-Duarte; Stefan A. Maier; Richard V. Craster; Ramon A. Alvarez-Puebla; Vincenzo Giannini. "Extraordinarily transparent compact metallic metamaterials". Nature Communications 10 1 (2019): https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-09939-8.
  11. Yoel Negrín-Montecelo; Martín Testa-Anta; Laura Marín-Caba; Moisés Pérez-Lorenzo; Verónica Salgueiriño; Miguel A. Correa-Duarte; Miguel Comesaña-Hermo. "Titanate Nanowires as One-Dimensional Hot Spot Generators for Broadband Au–TiO2 Photocatalysis". Nanomaterials (2019): https://doi.org/10.3390/nano9070990.
  12. Nerea Iturrioz-Rodríguez; Miguel A Correa-Duarte; Monica L Fanarraga. "

    Controlled drug delivery systems for cancer based on mesoporous silica nanoparticles

    ". International Journal of Nanomedicine (2019): https://doi.org/10.2147/IJN.S198848.
  13. Mariño-López, A.; Sousa-Castillo, A.; Carbó-Argibay, E.; Otero-Espinar, F.; Alvarez-Puebla, R.A.; Pérez-Lorenzo, M.; Correa-Duarte, M.A.. "Laser-protective soft contact lenses: Keeping an eye on the eye through plasmonics". Applied Materials Today 15 (2019): 1-5. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85059304572&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  14. Marín-Caba, L.; Chariou, P.L.; Pesquera, C.; Correa-Duarte, M.A.; Steinmetz, N.F.. "Tobacco Mosaic Virus-Functionalized Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles, a Wool-Ball-like Nanostructure for Drug Delivery". Langmuir 35 1 (2019): 203-211. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85059380290&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  15. Blanco-Formoso, M.; Sousa-Castillo, A.; Xiao, X.; Mariño-Lopez, A.; Turino, M.; Pazos-Perez, N.; Giannini, V.; Correa-Duarte, M.A.; Alvarez-Puebla, R.A.. "Boosting the analytical properties of gold nanostars by single particle confinement into yolk porous silica shells". Nanoscale 11 45 (2019): 21872-21879. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85075640608&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  16. Marino-López, A.; Blanco-Formoso, M.; Furini, L.N.; Sousa-Castillo, A.; Tiryaki, E.; Pérez-Lorenzo, M.; Testa-Anta, M.; et al. "Spontaneous Formation of Cold-Welded Plasmonic Nanoassemblies with Refracted Shapes for Intense Raman Scattering". Langmuir 35 11 (2019): 4110-4116. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85062843648&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  17. Liu, T.; Besteiro, L.V.; Liedl, T.; Correa-Duarte, M.A.; Wang, Z.; Govorov, A.O.. "Chiral Plasmonic Nanocrystals for Generation of Hot Electrons: Toward Polarization-Sensitive Photochemistry". Nano Letters 19 2 (2019): 1395-1407. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85061571715&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  18. Sousa-Castillo, A.; Li, F.; Carbó-Argibay, E.; Correa-Duarte, M.A.; Klinkova, A.. "Pd-CNT-SiO2 nanoskein: Composite structure design for formic acid dehydrogenation". Chemical Communications 55 72 (2019): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85071788441&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  19. Carneiro, M.C.C.G.; Sousa-Castillo, A.; Correa-Duarte, M.A.; Sales, M.G.F.. "Dual biorecognition by combining molecularly-imprinted polymer and antibody in SERS detection. Application to carcinoembryonic antigen". Biosensors and Bioelectronics 146 (2019): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85073104932&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  20. Paolo Destito; Ana Sousa-Castillo; José R. Couceiro; Fernando López; Miguel A. Correa-Duarte; José L. Mascareñas. "Hollow nanoreactors for Pd-catalyzed Suzuki–Miyaura coupling and O-propargyl cleavage reactions in bio-relevant aqueous media". Chemical Science (2019): https://doi.org/10.1039/C8SC04390F.