Special Issue "Scientific Highlights in the First European Paediatric Translational Research Infrastructure Open Meeting"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2021) | Viewed by 12797
Interests: drug delivery; drug targeting; age-related formulations
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It is a great pleasure to announce the opening of a Special Issue dedicated to highlight the European Paediatric Translational Research Infrastructure (EPTRI) open meeting (https://www.cvbf.net/eptri/).
EPTRI is an EU-funded project aimed to design the framework for a new infrastructure dedicated to paediatric research that will work to accelerate paediatric drug development, from the discovery of drugs and the definition of biomarkers and biosamples to developmental pharmacology and age-tailored formulations and medical devices. The final goal is to facilitate the translation of new knowledge and scientific innovations into paediatric research and activities underpinning paediatric clinical studies.
EPTRI involves partners from EU and non-EU countries, including non-profit research organisations, top-level universities, scientific and clinical centers of excellence. According to the survey conducted to map paediatric research facilities and competences, more than 300 research units declared their availability to provide technologies, services and paediatric expertise and have been grouped in the following Thematic Research Platforms: Paediatric Medicines Discovery, Paediatric Biosamples and Biomarkers, Developmental Pharmacology, Paediatric Medicines Formulations and Medical Devices.
This Special Issue is addressed to all researchers and partners involved in the development of paediatric medicines.
We welcome original research articles, reviews, opinion papers, editorials or short communications on the following topics:
- paediatric medicines drug targets and methods of identification;
- advanced cellular/in vitro models for paediatric drug targeting;
- paediatric formulations and toxicology of drugs;
- drug delivery design in paediatrics;
- translational research.
Prof. Dr. Nunzio Denora
Dr. Rosa Maria Iacobazzi
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- paediatric formulations
- drug targets
- drug delivery
- translational research