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Section Board for 'Nanomedicine and Nanotechnology' (141)

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Prof. Dr. Donatella Paolino
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
Interests: nanomedicine; drug delivery; gene therapy; pharmaceutics; pharmaceutical education; topical delivery
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Dr. Montserrat Colilla
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1. Unit of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), 28040 Madrid, Spain
2. CIBER Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine, CIBER-BBN, Madrid, Spain
Interests: biomaterials; bioceramics; silica-based mesoporous materials; mesoporous silica nanoparticles; organic-inorganic hybrid materials; smart nanomaterials; drug delivery systems; anti-adhesive surfaces; antitumor therapy; bone-tissue regeneration; osteoporosis treatment; infection treatment; nanoantibiotics
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Prof. Dr. Wei Lu
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School of Pharmacy, Fudan University, Shanghai 201203, China
Interests: drug delivery systems; vaccine delivery; nanomedicine in cancer radiotherapy, chemotherapy and immunotherapy; theranostics
Dr. Yunlu Dai
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Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Macau, Macao 999078, China
Interests: nanomaterials for gene and drug delivery, immunotherapy and biological imaging
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Dr. Vivek Gupta
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College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, St. John’s University, Queens, NY 11439, USA
Interests: drug discovery; drug repurposing; pulmonary drug delivery; drug repurposing; lung cancer; pulmonary hypertension; respiratory pathophysiology
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Dr. Blanca González Ortiz
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1. Departamento de Química en Ciencias Farmacéuticas, Faculdad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Hospital 12 de Octubre i+12, 28040 Madrid, Spain
2. CIBER de Bioingeniería Biomateriales y Nanomedicina CIBER-BBN, 28029 Madrid, Spain
Interests: nanomedicine; nanobiomaterials; organic-inorganic hybrid materials; dendrimers; inorganic nanoparticles; mesoporous silica nanoparticles; iron oxide nanoparticles; surface functionalization; functionalization of inorganic nanoparticles for drug and gene delivery; inorganic nanoparticles as stimuli-responsive systems; nanosystems for targeted therapies; nanosystems for cancer and infection treatment; biomaterials; bioceramics; bone tissue regeneration
Prof. Dr. Krassimira Yoncheva
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Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmaceutics, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Sofia, Dunav Str. 2, 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria
Interests: nanoparticulate drug delivery systems; polymeric micelles; bioadhesive polymers; pegylated nanoparticles
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Dr. Sarit Sivan
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Department of Biotechnology Engineering, Braude College of Engineering, Karmiel 2161002, Israel
Interests: biomaterials; bio-inspired materials for tissue regeneration; multi-functional systems for tissue engineering; drug delivery; nanomedicine; microencapsulation; controlled drug delivery and imaging
Dr. Jun Dai
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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, Hubei, China
Interests: peptide probe; cell membrane-coated nanoparticle; self-assembly polymer micelle; aggregation-induced emission; photodynamic therapy; immunotherapy; gene therapy
Dr. Ki Young Choi
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1. Natural Product Informatics Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, 679 Saimdang-ro, Gangneung-si, Gangwon-do, Korea
2. Division of Bio-Medical Science and Technology, University of Science and Technology (UST), Seoul 02792, Korea
Interests: nanomedicine; molecular imaging; biomaterials; gene and drug delivery; extracellular vesicles
Dr. Giovanna Rassu
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Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Sassari, via Muroni 23/a, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Interests: mucosal drug delivery; in vitro and ex vivo permeation; mucoadhesive carrier
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Prof. Dr. Natalia L. Klyachko
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School of Chemistry, Lomonosov Moscow State University, 119991 Moscow, Russia
Interests: bionanomaterIals; enzyme; catalysis and regulation; magnetic nanoparticles and magbetic field; nanomedicine; drug delivery and drug carriers; Protein-containing nanoparticles; Proteins and their modification
Dr. Chung Hang Jonathan Choi
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Department of Biomedical Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
Interests: nanomedicine; bio-nano interactions; targeted delivery; bionanomaterials
Prof. Dr. Aleksander F. Sikorski
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Research and Development Centre, Regional Specialist Hospital in Wrocław, Kamieńskiego 73a, 51-124 Wrocław, Poland
Interests: biochemistry of biological membranes; membrane skeleton; membrane skeletal proteins; membrane raft organization and regulation; membrane raft proteins; targeted liposomal drug carriers
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Prof. Dr. Xianrong Qi
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Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100191, China
Interests: targeting drug delivery; nanotechnology and biotechnology
Prof. Dr. Joseph Kost
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva 84105, Israel
Interests: biomaterials; nanobiotechnology; controlled drug delivery; transdermal drug delivery and sensing; ultrasound; gene therapy; cellular and tissue engineering; biosensors; transport phenomena in polymers and biological tissues; diabetes technology; nano-medicine
Prof. Dr. Yu-Fen Huang
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Institute of Analytical and Environmental Sciences, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Environmental Sciences, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Interests: nanomedicine; biomaterials; cancer therapy; drug delivery and controlled release; nanotechnology
Prof. Dr. Wenbing Dai
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Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100191, China
Interests: macromolecular drug delivery; hydrogels; nanosuspensions; peptide amphiphiles; self-assembled prodrug; peptide-drug conjugate; long-acting injectables
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Prof. Dr. Xiangyang Shi
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State Key Laboratory for Modification of Chemical Fibers and Polymer Materials, College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Donghua University, Shanghai, China
Interests: dendrimers; gold nanoparticles; magnetic nanoparticles; imaging; drug delivery; gene delivery; immunotherapy; theranostics; tumors; inflammatory diseases
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Prof. Dr. Rongqin Huang
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School of Pharmacy, Fudan University, Shanghai 201203, China
Interests: targeted drug delivery; combined cancer therapy; biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Longping Wen
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School of Medicine, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou 510640, China
Interests: nanomedicine; drug delivery; engineered nanomaterials; autophagy; inflammasome; cancer; neural degeneration
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Prof. Dr. George Kordas
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Sol-Gel Laboratory, Institute for Advanced Materials, Physicochemical Processes, Nanotechnology and Nanotechnology, Microsystems, NCSR “Demokritos”, 15310 Aghia Paraskevi Attikis, Greece
Interests: nanomedicine; drug resistance; cancer therapy; toxicity
Dr. Alessandra Girotti
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BIOFORGE (Group for Advanced Materials and Nanobiotechnology), CIBER-BBN University of Valladolid, 47011 Valladolid, Spain
Interests: nanomedicine; protein biomaterials; drug and gene delivery
Dr. Concepcion Jimenez-Lopez
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Department of Microbiology, University of Granada, 18071 Granada, Spain
Interests: iron oxides biomineralization; carbonate biomineralization; biomimetic magnetic nanoparticles
Dr. Fabio Pastorino
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Area Aggregazione Laboratori Ricerca, U.O.S.D. Laboratorio Terapie Sperimentali in Oncologia, IRCCS Istituto Giannina Gaslini, Genoa, Italy
Interests: neuroblastoma; precision medicine; PDXs; liposomes; targeted therapy
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Prof. Dr. Montse Mitjans Arnal
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1. Physiology Section (Biochemistry and Physiology Dpt), Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
2. Member of the Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (IN2UB), Barcelona, Spain
Interests: study of antioxidants of natural origin; development of models of ocular and dermal irritation in vitro; development of skin sensitization models in vitro; ​phototoxicity; nanotoxicology
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Dr. Hanene Ali-Boucetta
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Nanomedicine, Drug Delivery & Nanotoxicology Lab, The School of Pharmacy, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
Interests: nanomedicine; drug delivery; nanotoxicology; carbon-based nanomaterials; nanoparticles
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Prof. Dr. Xavier Fernàndez-Busquets
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Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), and Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), Centre Esther Koplowitz, planta 1, ISGlobal, Rosselló 149-153, ES08036 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: malaria; plasmodium; leishmaniasis; leishmania; nanotechnology; nanomedicine; DNA aptamers; protein aggregation; immunoliposomes
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Prof. Dr. Francisco M. Goycoolea
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School of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
Interests: physicochemical and biological properties of water-soluble biopolymers derived from biomass (e.g., plants, seaweeds, bacteria) and food waste; development of soft nanostructured biomaterials obtained by physical, chemical or enzymatic methods (e.g., hydrogels, polyelectrolyte complexes, colloidal micro- and nanoparticles, emulsions); mechanistic aspects of interaction of these biomaterials with biological systems (epithelia, mucosa, bacteria and biofilms); colloidal nanoparticles for drug and gene delivery, and for antibacterial targeting; association and release of bioactive compounds relevant to food and pharmacy
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Prof. Dr. Heike Bunjes
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Institut für Pharmazeutische Technologie und Biopharmazie, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
Interests: formulation of poorly soluble drugs; colloidal drug delivery systems; lipid nanoparticles
Dr. Carlos Alonso-Moreno
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Departamento de Química Inorgánica, Orgánica y Bioquímica, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Facultad de Farmacia, Campus Universitario de Albacete, 02071 Albacete, Spain
Interests: polymeric nanoparticles; antibody conjugate nanoparticles; breast cancer; biodegradable polymers; metallodrugs
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Prof. Dr. Jayne Lawrence
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Division of Pharmacy & Optometry, School of Health Sciences, Stopford Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PG, UK
Interests: drug delivery; nanomedicine; poorly soluble drugs; small angle X-ray and neutron scattering; neutron reflectivity; structural studies of drug & gene delivery systems and their interactions with biological membranes
Prof. Dr. Nicolas Anton
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Laboratory of Design and Application of Bioactive Molecules (CAMB), CNRS 7199, Faculty of Pharmacy of Strasbourg, University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
Interests: innovative lipid and polymeric drug delivery systems; colloids; emulsions; nano-emulsions; nanoparticles; gels, and related physics-chemical characterization; surfactants; interfaces; controlled release; biomedical imaging; particle surface functionalization; targeting
Prof. Dr. Sudip K. Das
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College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN 46208, USA
Interests: nanomedicine; biomaterials & bioengineering; targeted delivery of anticancer drugs; non-viral gene delivery; 3D cell culture; microfluidics
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Prof. Dr. Fabian Kiessling
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Institute for Experimental Molecular Imaging, RWTH Aachen University, Forckenbeckstrasse 55, 52074 Aachen, Germany
Interests: molecular imaging; theranostics; drug delivery
Dr. Arlene McDowell
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New Zealand's National School of Pharmacy®, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
Interests: biopharmaceutics; veterinary medicine and antioxidant phytochemicals
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Prof. Dr. Roberta Cavalli
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Dipartimento di Scienza e Tecnologia del Farmaco, Università di Torino, Torino, Italy
Interests: drug delivery systems; nanomedicine; local delivery
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Prof. Dr. Per Artursson
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Department of Pharmacy, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: ADME (drug absorption, distribution, metabolism and elimination); subcellular drug delivery; oral drug delivery; peptide drugs; 3D culture models; organoids; predictive pharmacokinetics; drug-drug interactions; proteomics
Prof. Dr. Konstantinos Avgoustakis
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Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Technology, Department of Pharmacy, School of Health Sciences, University of Patras, GR26504 Patras, Greece
Interests: pharmaceutical nanotechnology; controlled drug delivery; pharmaceutics
Prof. Dr. Christian Celia
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Department of Pharmacy, University of Chieti – Pescara “G. d’Annunzio”, Chieti, Italy
Interests: liposomes; nanoparticles; nanomedicines; drug delivery systems; nanoscale delivery; materials science
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Prof. Dr. Araceli Delgado
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Department of Chemical Engineering and Pharmaceutical Technology, School of Pharmacy, Universidad de La Laguna, 38206 La Laguna, Spain
Interests: drug delivery systems; biomaterials; micro- and nanoparticles; bioresorbable scaffolds; bone and cartilage regeneration; sustained and targerted drug delivey; growth factors
Prof. Dr. Luisa Di Marzio
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Department of Pharmacy, University of Chieti—Pescara “G. d’Annunzio”, Via dei Vestini 31, 66100 Chieti, Italy
Interests: phospholipid and non-phospholipid vesicles; pH-responsive vesicles; systemic and oral drug delivery systems; cell interaction; endocytic pathways
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Prof. Dr. Gabriele Candiani
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Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering "Giulio Natta", Politecnico di Milano, 20131 Milan, Italy
Interests: non-viral gene delivery vectors; gene delivery technologies; nanobiotechnology; biomaterials
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Dr. Tao L. Lowe
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1. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
2. Department of Bioengineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Interests: nanotechnology; drug and gene delivery; regenerative medicine; neural engineering; stem cell engineering; diabetes; cancer; contraception; biosensoring
Prof. Dr. Olivia Merkel
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Department of Pharmacy, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, 81377 München, Germany
Interests: drug and gene delivery; siRNA formulation; inhalation; polymer synthesis; inflammation; cancer
Prof. Dr. Kyung Taek Oh
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College of Pharmacy, Chung-Ang University, 221 Heukseok dong, Dongjak-gu, Seoul 06974, Korea
Interests: polymeric drug delivery systems; nanomedicines; reversal of tumor; conventional formulations; regulation of nanomedicines
Dr. Ja-Hyoung Ryu
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Department of Chemistry, School of Natural Science, UNIST (Ulsan National Institute of Science & Technology), Ulsan 44919, Korea
Interests: supramolecular chemistry; nanomedicine; anticancer therapy; peptide assembly
Prof. Dr. Maria Nowakowska
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Faculty of Chemistry, Jagielllonian University, Gronostajowa 2, 30-387 Kraków, Poland
Interests: nano/microstuctural drug carriers; polymeric drugs; controlled release; theranostics; antiviral angents; antibacterial systems; novel drugs for photodynamic therapy
Dr. Conroy Sun
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1. Department of Radiation Medicine, 3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Rd, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
2. Department of Pharmaceutical Science, Oregon State University, 2730 SW Moody Ave, Portland, OR 97201, USA
Interests: drug delivery; molecular imaging; nanomedicine; radiation therapy
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Prof. Dr. Natasa Skalko-Basnet
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Drug Transport and Delivery Research Group, Department of Pharmacy, University of Tromsø, Universitetsveien 57, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
Interests: drug delivery; nanomedicine; liposomes; skin therapy; vaginal therapy
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Prof. Dr. Arvind K. Bansal
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Department of Pharmaceutics, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Sector 67, SAS Nagar (Mohali), Punjab 160 062, India
Interests: pre-formulation profiling; solid state characterization; polymorphism; amorphous systems; particle engineering; nano-crystalline dispersions; enhancement of oral bioavailability
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Prof. Dr. Bruno Sarmento

INEB - Instituto Nacional de Engenharia Biomédica, Universidade do Porto, Rua Alfredo Allen 208, 4200-180 Porto, Portugal
Interests: biomedicine and biomedical sciences; biomaterials; development of new drug delivery systems using colloidal nanoparticles; physical and chemical characterization of pharmaceutical dosage forms; cell-culture models for drug absorption studies; in vitro and in vivo models of drug bioavailability; classical pharmaceutical dosage forms
Dr. Christine Dufès
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Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, 161 Cathedral Street, Glasgow G4 0RE, UK
Interests: nanomedicine; cancer; brain tumours; neurodegenerative diseases; drug delivery; gene delivery
Prof. Dr. Tatiana B. Tennikova
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Institute of Chemistry, Saint Petersburg State University, Saint Petersburg 199034, Russia
Interests: biopolymers; pharmaceutics; bioconjugation; bioanalysis; ligand–receptor interactions; peptides; drug delivery
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Prof. Dr. Giovanni Tosi
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Nanotech Lab, Department Life Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 41125 Modena, Italy
Interests: nanomedicine; pharmaceutical technology; brain delivery; cancer delivery
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Prof. Dr. Fabiana Quaglia
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Drug Delivery Laboratory, Department of Pharmacy, University of Napoli Federico II, Via Domenico Montesano 49, 80131 Napoli, Italy
Interests: developing engineered polymeric nanoplatforms to target solid tumors; overcoming lung barriers after pulmonary administration and promoting wound healing; development of technological solutions to deliver drug combinations; RNA and light-activated therapeutics
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Dr. Murali Mohan Yallapu
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Department of Immunology and Microbiology, School of Medicine, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, McAllen, TX 78504, USA
Interests: targeted drug delivery; multi-functional self-assembling materials; anti-cancer immunotherapy
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Prof. Dr. Patrick J. Sinko
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Department of Pharmaceutics, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
Interests: drug delivery; nanotechnology; biopharmaceutics; pharmacokinetics; absorption; permeability; AIDS; cancer
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Prof. Dr. Reinhard Neubert
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Biopharmacy Group, Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics Division, Institute of Pharmacy, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Wolfgang-Langenbeck-Str. 4, D-06120 Halle/Saale, Germany
Interests: drug transport; dermal drug delivery; colloidal drug carrier systems; biosensors based on quartz microbalance; drug analysis based on capillary electrophoresis and HPLC-mass spectrometry; food-drug interactions; molecular structure of the stratum corneum lipids
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Prof. Dr. Pietro Matricardi
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Department of Drug Chemistry and Technologies, Faculty of Pharmacy and Medicine, "Sapienza" University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Interests: polysaccharide; hydrogels; nanohydrogels; drug delivery; tissue engineering
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Prof. Dr. Paolo Blasi
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Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: drug delivery; pharmaceutical nanotechnology; nanomedicine; pulmonary drug delivery; cell encapsulation; tissue engineering
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Prof. Dr. Heather Benson
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School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, GPO Box U 1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
Interests: topical and transdermal drug delivery; penetration enhancement; nanotechnology; skin permeation mechanisms
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Prof. Dr. Beom-Jin Lee
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College of Pharmacy, Ajou University, Suwon 16499, Korea
Interests: controlled bioavailability of poorly soluble and poorly absorbable drugs; solubilization, formulation, and development of patient-centric dosage forms; advanced nano-based delivery systems using fattigation (fatty acid conjugation) and click chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Francisco Javier Otero-Espinar
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Department of Pharmacology, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Santiago de Compostela (USC), 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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Dr. Huile Gao
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Key Laboratory of Drug Targeting and Drug Delivery Systems, West China School of Pharmacy, Sichuan University, No. 17, Block 3, Southern Renmin Road, Chengdu 610041, China
Interests: brain targeting drug delivery; microenvironment sensitive drug delivery systems
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Prof. Dr. Thierry Vandamme
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Laboratory for the Conception and Application of Bioactive Molecules, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Strasbourg, 67400 Illkirch-Graffenstaden, France
Interests: microencapsulation; nanoemulsions; biopharmacy; formulation; pharmaceutical engineering
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Prof. Dr. Roderick B. Walker
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Faculty of Pharmacy, Rhodes University, Grahamstown 6140, South Africa
Interests: sustained release matrices; dissolution testing; formulation; paediatric formulation; biopharmaceutics; nanotechnology
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Prof. Dr. Yogeshvar N. Kalia
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School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Geneva & University of Lausanne, CMU-1 rue Michel Servet, 1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland
Interests: targeted drug delivery; minimally invasive drug delivery; fractional laser ablation; iontophoresis; development of innovative formulations; nanoformulations; design of novel biological barrier models
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Prof. Dr. Tomáš Etrych
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Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Czech Academy of Sciences, Heyrovský Sq. 2, 162 06 Prague 6, Czech Republic
Interests: inflammation; drug delivery; drug targeting; stimuli-sensitive behavior; resolution; theranostics; micelles; polymer carriers; overcoming of biological barriers
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Prof. Dr. Donato Cosco
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Department of Health Sciences, University "Magna Graecia" of Catanzaro, Campus "S. Venuta", Building of BioSciences, I-88100 Catanzaro, Italy
Interests: drug delivery; liposomes; pharmaceutical technology; polymeric micro/nanoparticles; selective targeting
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Prof. Dr. Ecevit Bilgili
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Otto H. York Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
Interests: particle engineering; pharmaceutical nanotechnology; drug nanosuspensions and nanocomposites; amorphous solid dispersions; multi-scale process modeling; pharmaceutical unit operations; milling; granulation; spray drying; extrusion
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Dr. Gareth R. Williams
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UCL School of Pharmacy, University College London, 29 - 39 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AX, UK
Interests: multi-fluid electrospinning; modified release formulations; targeted drug delivery; theranostics; adjuvants
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Prof. Dr. Eun Seong Lee
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Department of Biomedical-Chemical Engineering, The Catholic University of Korea, 43 Jibong-ro, Bucheon-si, Gyeonggi-do 14662, Korea
Interests: pharmacology; toxicology and pharmaceutics; extracellular vesicles
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Prof. Dr. Zeeshan Ahmad
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Leicester School of Pharmacy, De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester LE1 9BH, UK
Interests: nanotechnology; pharmaceutical engineering; fibers; nanoparticles; manufacturing; biomaterials; dosage forms
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Prof. Dr. Anna Rita Bilia
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Department of Chemistry “Ugo Schiff”, University of Florence, via Ugo Schiff, 6 50019 Sesto Fiorentino (FI), Italy
Interests: natural products; nanocarriers; solubility; stability; bioefficacy; vesicles; cochleates; polymeric nanoparticles; brain delivery; skin delivery
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Prof. Dr. David Brayden
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UCD School of Veterinary Medicine and UCD Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Interests: oral peptide delivery; intra-articular delivery of nanoparticles; buccal peptide delivery; toxicology of permeation enhancers
Prof. Dr. Carlotta Marianecci
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Department of Drug Chemistry and Technology, Sapienza University of Rome, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: drug delivery; drug targeting; niosomes; liposomes; nanobubbles; nanoemulsions; brain targeting; theranostic
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Prof. Dr. Dong Hee Na
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College of Pharmacy, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea
Interests: PEGylation; protein stability; nanomedicine; dendrimers; targeted drug delivery
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Prof. Dr. Dimitrios G. Fatouros
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Department of Pharmacy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: pharmaceutical nanotechnology; mucosal delivery; poorly soluble drugs; additive manufacturing
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Prof. Dr. Yeu-Chun Kim
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Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon 34141, Korea
Interests: microneedles; biomedical device; drug delivery; gene therapy; vaccine research; smart biopolymer; cell-penetrating peptide
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Prof. Dr. Hyo-Kyung Han
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College of Pharmacy, Dongguk University-Seoul, Dongguk-ro-32, Ilsan-Donggu, Goyang, Korea
Interests: organic–inorganic hybrid nanocomposites; oral protein delivery; nanomedicine, targeted drug delivery
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Prof. Dr. Young Jik Kwon
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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California, Irvine 132 Sprague Hall, Irvine, CA 92697-3958, USA
Interests: gene therapy; drug delivery; extracellular vesicles; nanoantibiotics
Prof. Dr. Marzia Cirri
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Department of Chemistry, University of Florence, via Schiff 6, Sesto Fiorentino, 50019 Florence, Italy
Interests: cyclodextrins; drug delivery systems; drug-in-cyclodextrin-in-nanolipid carriers; oral administration; pediatric formulations; topical delivery
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Prof. Dr. Maria Carafa
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Department of Drug Chemistry and Technology, Sapienza University of Rome, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: phospholipid and non-phospholipid vesicles; pH-responsive vesicles; nanobubbles; nanoemulsions; brain delivery
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Dr. Leena Peltonen
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Division of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, P.O. Box 56, FI-00014 Helsinki, Finland
Interests: nanocrystals; nanoparticles; dissolution; solubility; physicochemical characterization
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Prof. Dr. Rita Muzzalupo
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Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria, Via Pietro Bucci, Ed. Polifunzionale, 87036 Arcavacata di Rende, Italy
Interests: colloid systems; vesicular system; drug targeting; stimuli responsivity; polymeric nanoparticles; controlled release
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Prof. Dr. Paolo Giunchedi
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Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Sassari, via Muroni 23/a, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Interests: drug delivery; nanomedicine; nasal route
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Prof. Dr. Hyuk Sang Yoo
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1. Department of Medical Biomaterials Engineering, College of Biomedical Science, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon 24341, Korea
2. Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon 24341, Korea
Interests: tissue engineering; drug delivery; biomaterials; nanoparticles
Prof. Dr. Silvia Rossi
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Department of Drug Sciences, University of Pavia, Viale Taramelli 12, 27100 Pavia, Italy
Interests: rheology and viscosimetry; mucoadhesion; in situ gelling polymers; micro- and nanoparticulate systems; statistical optimization techniques; wound dressings, nervous tissue repair
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Prof. Dr. Sophia G. Antimisiaris
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1. Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Technology, Department of Pharmacy, University of Patras, 26510 Rio-Patras, Greece
2. Institute for Chemical Engineering Sciences, Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, FORTH/ICE-HT, Stadiou Street, 26504 Platani-Rio, Greece
Interests: targeted drug delivery; nanomedicines; liposome technology; lipid-based formulations
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Prof. Dr. António J. Almeida
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Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade de Lisboa, 1649-004 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: drug delivery; microparticles; nanoparticles; mucosal delivery; mucosal vaccines
Prof. Dr. Augusto Pessina
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Department of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, University of Milan, 20100 Milan, Italy
Interests: mesenchymal stromal cells; cell mediated drug delivery; microvesiscles/exosomes
Prof. Dr. Hyun-Jong Cho
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Department of Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, Gangwon 24341, Korea
Interests: spectroscopy; imaging analysis; formulation; drug delivery system
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Prof. Dr. Dan Peer
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Laboratory of Precision NanoMedicine, Dept. of Cell Research & Immunology, and Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering | Tel Aviv University, Tel-Aviv 69978, Israel
Interests: RNA therapeutics; gene targeting; selective targeting to immune cells; manipulation of cellular function
Prof. Dr. Giuseppe De Rosa
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Department of Pharmacy, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, via Domenico Montesano 49, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: drug delivery; nanomedicine; drug targeting; liposomes; self-assembling nanoparticles; systemic delivery; brain delivery; wound healing
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Prof. Dr. Marta González-Álvarez
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Department Engineering, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical technology Section, Miguel Hernandez University, San Juan de Alicante, 03550 Alicante, Spain
Interests: controlled release; nanoparticles; hydrogels; microparticules; drug delivery
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Prof. Dr. Mario Grassi
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Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Trieste, Via Valerio 6, Building B, I-34127 Trieste, Italy
Interests: mathematical modelling; drug delivery; rheology; low field NMR; nanocrystals; cystic fibrosis
Dr. José das Neves
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Institute for Research and Innovation in Health, University of Porto, Rua Alfredo Allen 208, 4200-135 Porto, Portugal
Interests: drug delivery; infectious diseases; nanomedicine; nanotechnology; pharmaceutics; women’s health
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Prof. Dr. Paola Mura
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Department of Chemistry, Florence University, via Schiff 6, Sesto Fiorentino, Florence, Italy
Interests: cyclodextrins complexes; dissolution; nanocarriers as drug delivery systems; drug-in cyclodextrin-in nanocarrier; transmucosal delivery
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Dr. Nathalie Mignet
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National Center for Scientific Research, Université de Paris, CNRS, INSERM, Paris, France
Interests: drug delivery; gene delivery; liposomes; lipoplexes; nanomedicine; imaging
Prof. Dr. Sophia Hatziantoniou
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Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Technology, Department of Pharmacy, School of Health Sciences, University of Patras, 26504 Patras, Greece
Interests: nanotechnology; liposomes; nanoemulsion, model lipid membranes, drug targeting
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Prof. Dr. Romána Zelkó
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University Pharmacy Department of Pharmacy Administration, Semmelweis University, Hőgyes Endre utca 7-9, H-1092 Budapest, Hungary
Interests: polymeric delivery systems; physical ageing of polymers; solid-state characterisation; functionality-related characteristics of polymeric delivery systems; microstructural characterisation of dosage forms; stability tracking of solid dosage forms; regulatory aspects of dosage forms
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Prof. Dr. María Vallet-Regí
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CIBER-BBN and Department of Chemistry in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), Av. Séneca, 2, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: bioceramics based bone grafting materials and scaffolds for regenerative biomedicine; production and study of bioceramic systems for controlled release of biotechnological and antitumoral species; nanoparticles and biocompatible matrices for biotechnological applications; silica based ordered mesoporous materials as release systems of biologically active species; cell encapsulation in silica porous materials; mesoporous materials for gene therapy and transfection; organic-inorganic hybrid materials
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Dr. Yuki Takahashi
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Department of Biopharmaceutics and Drug Metabolism, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyoto University, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan
Interests: drug delivery systems; gene therapy; extracellular vesicles; exosomes
Prof. Dr. Tal Dvir
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The Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, School of Molecular Cell Biology and Biotechnology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
Interests: tissue engineering; regenerative medicine; biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Ruggero Bettini
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Food and Drug Department, University of Parma, Parco Area delle Scienze 27/A, 43124 Parma, Italy
Interests: supercritial fluids; solid state chemistry; particle and crystal engineering; oral delivery; polymeric scaffolds; powders for transmucosal and pulmonary drug delivery; industrial pharmacy
Dr. Ji-Ho Park
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Department of Bio and Brain Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon 34141, Korea
Interests: therapeutic bioengineering; drug delivery; biomaterials; nanomedicine
Prof. Dr. Jin-Wook Yoo
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College of Pharmacy, Pusan National University, Busan 46241, Korea
Interests: nanomedicine; colon-targeted delivery; wound healing; nitric oxide delivery; infectious diseases
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Prof. Dr. Jae Hyung Park
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School of Chemical Engineering, Samsung Advanced Institute for Health Sciences and Technology, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon 16419, Korea
Interests: hybrid nanoparticles as theranostic nanomedicine; polymeric conjugates for cancer immunotherapy; antibody conjugates for regulation of immune checkpoints; injectable hydrogels for tissue engineering; siRNA delivery systems; therapeutic exosomes
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Prof. Dr. Imran Saleem
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School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool L3 3AF, UK
Interests: drug delivery; polymer and lipid based nanocarrier delivery systems; pulmonary drug delivery; biopharmaceuticals and vaccines delivery systems for human and veterinary use
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Prof. Dr. James J. Moon
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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Biomedical Engineering University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Interests: nanomedicine; biomaterials; cancer immunotherapy; vaccines; microbiome
Dr. Ortensia Ilaria Parisi
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Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria, Rende, Italy
Interests: molecularly imprinted polymers; drug delivery; drug targeting; theranostics; functional polymers; stimuli-responsive polymers; biomaterials
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Prof. Dr. Sanjay Garg
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Pharmaceutical Innovation and Development Group (PIDG), University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
Interests: controlled drug delivery; nanoparticles; targeted therapy; anticancer drug delivery systems; nanotechnology; antibacterials for superbugs; wound healing; veterinary formulations
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Prof. Dr. Sally-Ann Cryan
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Drug Delivery & Advanced Materials Team, School of Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), Dublin 2, Ireland
Interests: nanomedicines; nanotoxicology; molecular pharmaceutics; gene delivery; protein delivery; respiratory drug delivery; drug-device combinations; bioengineering; tissue engineering; 3D cell models for drug discovery & development; drug delivery in regenerative medicine; polymeric delivery systems; lipid-based delivery systems
Prof. Dr. Gayong Shim
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School of Systems, Biomedical Science, Soongsil University, Seoul, Korea
Interests: nanomedicine; bioinspired system; theranosis
Prof. Dr. Uday B. Kompella
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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
Interests: ocular drug delivery; respiratory drug delivery; gene delivery; imaging; nanomedicine; nanoparticle manufacturing
Prof. Dr. Igor Chourpa
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Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Tours, 37000 Tours, France
Interests: Raman and surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy; plasmonic nanosystems; hyperspectral imaging; bioanalytical chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Francisco Javier De La Mata
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1. Department of Organic and Inorganic Chemistry, Chemical Research Institute “Andrés M. Del Río” (IQAR), University of Alcalá, 28805 Madrid, Spain
2. Ramón y Cajal Health Research Institute (IRYCIS), 28034 Madrid, Spain
3. Networking Research Center on Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine (CIBER-BBN), 28029 Madrid, Spain
Interests: dendrimers; organometallic; macromolecules; drug delivery; antimicrobial agents
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Dr. João Sousa
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1. Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, 3000-548 Coimbra, Portugal
2. Coimbra Chemistry Center, Department of Chemistry, University of Coimbra, 3004-535 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: oral sustained release formulations; skin delivery; nanotechnology; aseptic technology; regulatory affairs
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Dr. Ken Howard
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Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO), Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Interests: nanomedicine; delivery science; albumin; protein engineering; RNA intereference
Dr. Eliana Leo
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Departiment of Life Science, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, via Campi 103, 41121 Modena, Italy
Interests: drug delivery systems; nanoparticles; liposomes; microspheres; drug targeting
Prof. Dr. Luigi Battaglia
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Dipartimento di Scienza e Tecnologia del Farmaco, Università degli Studi di Torino, via Pietro Giuria 9, 10125 Torino, Italy
Interests: solid lipid nanoparticles (SLN); nanoemulsions; protein nano delivery systems
Prof. Dr. Marc Schneider
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Biopharmazie und Pharmazeutische Technologie, Universität des Saarlandes, 66123 Saarbrücken, Germany
Interests: drug delivery; inhalaton formulation; nanomdecines
Prof. Dr. Margherita Morpurgo
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Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Padova, Padua, Italy
Interests: targeted delivery; protein-based nanoparticles; avidin biotin; bioconjugation; PEG chemistry; sol-gel silica; immunodiagnostics
Prof. Dr. Carmen Remuñán-López
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Nanobiofar Group (GI-1643), Department of Pharmacology, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela-Campus Vida, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Interests: biomaterials; new drug delivery systems; gene therapy; nanomedicine; micro-nanotechnologies; pulmonary delivery
Prof. Dr. Melgardt de Villiers
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School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Interests: nanotechnology; dendrimers; compounding; amorphous; nanocoating
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Dr. Armin Mooranian
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Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, Curtin University, Perth 6000, Australia
Interests: bioengineering; nanotechnology; biomaterials; pharmaceutical technology; clinical research
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Prof. Dr. Alessandro Grattoni
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Department of Nanomedicine, Houston Methodist Research Institute (HMRI), Houston, TX 77030, USA
Interests: nanofluidics; cell and drug delivery; implantable devices; space medicine; long acting formulations; nanotechnology
Prof. Dr. Andrea Cappelli
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Dipartimento di Biotecnologie, Chimica e Farmacia (Dipartimento di Eccellenza 2018-2022), Università degli Studi di Siena, Via A. Moro 2, 53100 Siena, Italy
Interests: polymeric materials; drug delivery systems; dendrimers; drug discovery; protein derivatization
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Dr. Andrew Urquhart
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Department of Health Technology, Technical University of Denmark, 2800 Lyngby, Denmark
Interests: drug delivery; drug targeting; biologics; diseases of the retina and optic nerve
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Sabel
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Institute of Medical Psychology, Otto-von-Guericke University, Leipziger Str. 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
Interests: neuro-ophthalmology; psychology; recovery of function
Prof. Dr. Christopher Scott
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Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, Belfast BT9 7BL, UK
Interests: nanomedicine; antibodies; drug conjugates; proteases; cancer; inflammation
Dr. Carmen Ferrero
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Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Sevilla, 41012 Sevilla, Spain
Interests: polymers; pharmaceutical technology; matrix systems; 3D printing; controlled drug delivery; drug release kinetics
Prof. Dr. Costas Demetzos
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Section of Pharmaceutical Technology, Department of Pharmacy, School of Health Sciences, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 15771 Athens, Greece
Interests: pharmaceutical nanotechnology (lipidic, polymeric and mixed drug delivery nanosystems); physical pharmacy; pharmaceutical compounding and regulatory aspects
Prof. Dr. Dong Moon Shin
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1. Winnship Cancer Institute, Emory University 1365-C Clifton Road, Room 3094, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
2. Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory University 1365-C Clifton Road, Room 3094, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Interests: nanotherapeutics; drug delivery; nanoimaging; cancer
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Prof. Dr. Emanuela Fabiola Craparo
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Laboratory of Biocompatible Polymers, Department of “Scienze e Tecnologie Biologiche, Chimiche e Farmaceutiche” (STEBICEF), University of Palermo, Via Archirafi 32, 90123 Palermo, Italy
Interests: functionalization and purification of biopolymers; controlled drug release; active targeting; micro- and nanoparticles; polymeric micelles; lipid-based nanostructured systems; polycations; gene therapy; imaging
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Prof. Dr. Franco Dosio
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Department of Drug Science and Technology, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
Interests: nanotechnology in drug delivery; targeted drug delivery; liposomes; polymeric nanoparticles; self-assembling nanosystems; anticancer agents; antimicrobial agents
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Prof. Dr. Umile Gianfranco Spizzirri
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Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy
Interests: stimuli-responsive drug delivery systems; munti-functional hydrogels; antioxidant polymers
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Prof. Dr. Francesca Ungaro
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Department of Pharmacy, University of Napoli Federico II, Via D. Montesano 49, 80131 Napoli, Italy
Interests: pulmonary drug delivery; nanoparticles; microparticles; biodegradable polymers; cystic fibrosis
Prof. Dr. Zhenjia Wang
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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Washington State University, Spokane, WA 99202, USA
Interests: drug delivery; cell-based therapy; intravital microscopy; inflammatory diseases and cancer
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