Tuesday, April 27th

8.30 Registration

9.00 Welcoming Address and opening remarks
       Prof. Dr. Javier Pereda (Vice-Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Valencia, Spain)
       Prof. Dr. Cornelia Désirée Sonntag (Chair of the Galenus Foundation, Vienna, Austria)
       Prof. Dr. Ana Melero (Organizer and Ass. Prof., University of Valencia

9.30 Plenary Lecture: Drug Delivery: challenges and solutions
       Prof. Dr. Claus Michael Lehr  (HIPS, Saarbrücken, Germany) 
       "Title TBC"

10.00 Coffee Break and Poster Exhibition

Session 1 Co-organized with SEFIG: Human Barriers
10.30 Prof. Dr. Mª José Alonso (University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain)
          "Pharmaceutical nanotecnology: a way to help drugs reaching their targets"
11.00 Prof. Dr. Marival Bermejo (University Miguel Hernandez. Alicante, Spain)
           "In vivo predictive dissolution: relevant gastrointestinal factors and methodological approaches"
11.30 Prof. Dr. José Luis Arias Mediano (University of Granada, Spain)
          "Title TBC"

12.00 Lunch break and Poster Exhibition

Session 2 Drug Delivery to the eye, GUT and brain
13.30 Prof. Dr. Joachim Göpferich (University of Regensburg, Alemania)
          "Not Smart but logical: Nanoparticles that reach out for non-cancer tissues"
14.00 Dr. Adriana Port (Esteve Laboratories, Spain)
          "Co-crystal of tramadol and celecoxib (CTC): A new approach for the treatment of pain"
14.30 Prof. Dr. Line H. Nielsen (Department of Micro- and Nanotechnology, Technical University of Denmark)
          "Microcontainers for Drug Delivery: small solutions for big problems"
15.00 Prof. Dr. Lucía Hipólito (University of Valencia, Spain)
          "Challenges in Drug Delivery to The Central Nervous System"

15.30  Coffee Break and Poster Exhibition

Session 3 Selected Talks           
16:00 Contributing talks (6 short presentations selected from abstracts of 15 min each)

17.30  Social Programme

Wednesday , April 28th

Session 4: Understanding the Skin barrier for a better drug delivery
9.00 Prof. Dr. Kenny Dalgarno (Notinghan University, UK)
          "Bioprinting for toxicology and disease models" 
9.30 Prof. Dr. Ana Melero (Ass. Prof., University of Valencia, Spain)
          "Modulating drug delivery to skin"

10.00 Coffee Break and Poster Exhibition

10.30 Prof. Dr. Martina C. Meinke (University Berlin, Germany)
          "Cutaneous drug delivery - Past, present and future"
11.00 Prof. Dr. Maike Windbergs (Frankfurt University , Germany)
          "RAMAN spectroscopy for skin drug delivery"
11.30 Dr. Ana Sara Cordeiro (Queen’s University Belfast)
          "Microarray patches for transdermal drug delivery and diagnostic approaches"

12.00  Lunch Break and Poster Exhibition

Session 5: Preclinical Models
13.30 Prof. Dr. Vogt (Saarland University, Germany)
          "Targeting the hair follicles"
14.00 Prof. Dr. Carmen Montesinos (University of Valencia, Spain)
          "Imiquimod in vivo model mimics psoriatic conditions in mice"
14.30 Prof. Dr. Manuela Banciu (Babes-Bolyai University, Romania)
        "Tumor-derived extracellular vesicles as drug delivery systems for future cancer therapies"
15.00 Prof. Dr. Balint Sinko
In vitro absorption prediction and parameters behind it"

15.30 Coffee Break

16.00 Flash communications (6 poster presentations selected from abstracts 5 min each)

16.45 Closing Remarks and Farewell: Galenus Best Poster and Oral Talk Award Ceremony

17.00 Lab Tour

17.30 Social Programme

Thursday , April 29th

9.30 - 14.00 Lab Sessions

Get-together: Preparation of Ethosomes and use of Spray-Dryer
Franz Diffusion Cells, TOUR 1
Differential Stripping Skin Segmentation technique, TOUR 2
Preparation of microdialysis probes, TOUR 3

In vitro Skin microdialysis technique, TOUR 4
Get-together: Results Discussion and Conclusions