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

Wednesday, April 27th, 2022 

08:30 Registration

09:00 Welcoming Address and opening remarks
            Prof. Javier Pereda (Vice-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 Coffee Break and Poster Exhibition

10:30 Session 1 Co-organized with SEFIG: Human Barriers

10:30 Prof. Mª José Alonso, University of Santiago de Compostela, (Spain)
"Pharmaceutical nanotecnology: a way to help drugs reaching their targets"

11:00 Prof. Marival Bermejo, University Miguel Hernandez. Alicante, (Spain)
"In vivo predictive dissolution: relevant gastrointestinal factors and methodological approaches"   
11:30 Prof. José Luis Arias Mediano. University of Granada, (Spain)

"Magnetic materials in the development of targeted cancer nanotheranostics"

12:00 Lunch break and Poster Exhibition 

13:30 Session 2 Drug Delivery to the eye, GUT and brain

13:30 Prof. Joachim Göpferich, University of Regensburg (Germany)
 "Not Smart but logical: Nanoparticles that reach out for non-cancer tissues"

14:00 Dr. David Dahlgren, Upsala University, (Sweden) TBC

14:30 Prof. Line H. Nielsen, Department of Micro- and Nanotechnology, Technical University of Denmark
"Microcontainers for Dug Delivery: small Solutions for big Problems"

15.00 Prof. Lucía Hipólito. University of Valencia, (Spain)
"Challenges in Drug Delivery to the Central Nervous System"

15:30 Coffee Break and Poster Exhibition

16:00 Session 3 Selected Talks

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

17:30 Social Program


Thursday, April 28th, 2022 

09:00 Session 4: Understanding the Skin barrier for a better drug delivery
09:00 Prof. Kenny Dalgarno, Notinghan University (UK)
"Bioprinting for toxicology and disease models"

09:30 Prof. Juergen Lademann. Freie University Berlin (Germany) TBC

10:00 Coffee Break and Poster Exhibition
10.30 Prof. Maike Windbergs, Frankfurt University (Germany).
          "RAMAN spectroscopy for skin drug delivery"

11:00 Dr. Sara Cordeiro De Montfort University,(UK) TBC

11:30 Flash Talks from selected contributions. Get ready to vote for your favourites!

12:00 Lunch break and Poster Exhibition 
13:30 Session 5: Preclinical Models

13:30 Prof. Vögt, Saarland University (Germany)
"Targeting the hair follicles"
14:00  Prof. Carmen Montesinos. University of Valencia (Spain)
"Imiquimod in vivo model mimics psoriatic conditions in mice"
14:30 Prof. Manuela Banciu. Babes-Bolyai University, (Romania)
"Tumor-derived extracellular vesicles as drug delivery systems for future cancer therapies"

15:00 Balint Sinko. Pion Inc Preclinical Models

15:30 Closing Remarks and Farewell: Galenus Best Poster and Oral Talk Award Ceremony 
18:00 Social Program

Friday, April 29th, 2022 
09:30-14:00 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 
18:00 Social Program