Galenus International Workshop Valencia (Valencia, April 27-29, 2022)

      Wednesday, April 27th, 2022
08:30     Registration
09:00     Welcoming Address and opening remarks
Prof. Hortensia Rico. (Dean. Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Valencia, Spain)
Dr. Cornelia Desirée Sonntag (Chair of the Galenus Foundation, Vienna, Austria)
Prof. Ana Melero (Organizer and Ass. Prof., 
University of Valencia, Spain)
09:30     Plenary Lecture:  "Drug Delivery: challenges and solutions"
Prof. Claus Michael Lehr  (HIPS, Saarbrücken, Germany). TBC
10:00     Gated materials for biomedical applications
Prof. Ramón Martínez-Mañez (UPV) TBC
10:30     Coffee Break and Poster Exhibition
      Session 1: Co-organized with SEFIG: Human Barriers
      11:00 "In vivo predictive dissolution: relevant gastrointestinal factors and methodological approaches"
Prof. Marival Bermejo (University Miguel Hernandez. Alicante, Spain)
      11:30 "Pharmaceutical nanotecnology: a way to help drugs reaching their targets"
Prof. Mª José Alonso (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain)  
      12:00 "Superparamagnetic iron oxides in the move to cancer nanotheranostics"
Prof. José Luis Arias Mediano (University of Granada, Spain). TBC
12:30     Lunch break and Poster Exhibition
      Session 2: Advanced Drug Delivery Systems
      14:00 "Programming Nanoparticles for Cell Identification"
Prof. Joachim Göpferich (University of Regensburg, Germany)
      14:30 Bruno Sarmento. TBC
      15:00 "Microcontainers for Dug Delivery: Small Solutions for Big Problems"
Prof. Line H. Nielsen (Department of Micro- and Nanotechnology, Technical University of Denmark)
      15:30 Contributing talks (3 short presentations selected from abstracts of 10 min each)
16:00     Coffee Break and Poster Exhibition
16:30     Regional intestinal permeability of drugs in humans and preclinical animal models
Dr. David Dahlgren (Upsala University, Sweden) TBC
17:00     Contributing talks (3 short presentations selected from abstracts of 10 min each)
19:00     Social Program
      Thursday, April 28th, 2022
      Session 3: Drug delivery to the skin
      09:00 "Bioprinting for toxicology and disease models"
Prof. Kenny Dalgarno, (New Castle University, UK)
      09:30 "Topical drug delivery with nanoparticles: Science fiction or reality?" 
Prof. Juergen Lademann. (Freie University Berlin, Germany)
      10:00 "Controlled drug delivery systems for the treatment of skin wounds"
Prof. Maike Windbergs, (Frankfurt University, Germany)
10:30     Coffee Break and Poster Exhibition
11:00     "Microarray patches for transdermal drug delivery and diagnostic approaches"
Dr. Sara Cordeiro (De Montfort University, UK) TBC
11:30     Polypeptide-based therapeutics for CNS disorders
Mª Jesús Vicent (Research Centre Principe Felipe Valencia). TBC
12:00     10 Flash Talks from selected contributions. Get ready to vote for your favourites!
12:30      Lunch break and Poster Exhibition
Session 4: Preclinical Models
      14:00 "Targeting the Brain from a Neurobiological Point of View: a Challenge for the Pharmacotherapy"
Prof. Lucía Hipólito (University of Valencia, Spain)
      14:30 "Imiquimod in vivo model mimics psoriatic conditions in mice"
Prof. Carmen Montesinos (University of Valencia, Spain)
      15:00 "Tumor-derived extracellular vesicles as drug delivery systems for future cancer therapies"
Prof. Manuela Banciu (Babes-Bolyai University, Romania)
      15:30 In vitro absorption prediction and parameters behind it
Balint Sinko (Pion Inc Preclinical Models)
16:00     Closing Remarks and Farewell: Galenus Best Poster and Oral Talk Award Ceremony
18:00     Social Program
      Friday, April 29th, 2022
09:30     Lab Sessions (09:30 - 14:00)
      Get-together: Preparation of Ethosomes and use of Spray-Dryer
TOUR 1: Ethosomes, Spray-drying, skin preparation.
TOUR 2: Human and porcine skin preparation for Franz Cells. Set-up of Franz Cells. Tape-Stripping and Differential Stripping.
TOUR 3: Microdialysis for Brain Drug Delivery. Stereotaxic surgery.

Get-together: Results Discussion and Conclusions