Copenhagen Nanomedicine Day 2016

DRA Symposium 23 September 2016 9:00 – 18:00

Copenhagen Nanomedicine Day 2016

University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health and Medical
Sciences, PharmaSchool, 2100 Copenhagen Ø
• Morning: Universitetsparken 1, Auditorium Lille UP1
• Lunch and Afternoon: Universitetsparken 2, Auditorium 3
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09:00 Welcome to the Nanomedicine Day
Flemming Madsen, Head, Department of Pharmacy, SUND, UCPH

• 09:10 Talk #1: What is Nanomedicine?
Urs Häfeli, Lundbeck Joint Prof, Department of Pharmacy, UCPH &
Faculty of Pharm Sciences, University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada
• 09:30 Talk #2: Mucus as a Barrier to Nanomedicine
Hanne Mørck Nielsen, Prof, Biologics, Department of Pharmacy, SUND, UCPH
• 10:00 Talk #3: High Aspect Ratio Nanostructures for Cellular

Karen Martinez, Assoc Prof, Nano-Science Center & Department of Chemistry, UCPH
•10:30 Coffee Break
• 10:45 Talk #4: Soft Drug Nanocarriers Based on Cubosomes and

Anan Yaghmur, Assoc Prof, Pharm Design & Drug Delivery, SUND,
• 11:15 Talk #5: Synthetic Delivery Systems for Therapeutic

Enrico Mastrobattista, Assoc Prof, Pharmaceutics, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
• 12:10 Lunch / Poster Setup
•13:10 Introduction to UBC’s Faculty of Pharmacy Research Focus
Mike Coughtrie, Dean, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC,
Vancouver, Canada
•13:25 Talk #6: Microfluidic Production of Amorphous

Esther Amstad, Assist Prof, Soft Materials Laboratory, Federal
Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
•14:20 Coffee Break

14:35 Talk #7: Potential Applications of Light Robotics in Nanomedicine
Jesper Glückstad, Prof, Department of Photonics Engineering, DTU
• 15:05 Talk #8: Flow Field-Flow Fractionation: A Tool for Liposomal
Size- and Drug Transfer-Analysis

Martin Brandl, Prof, Department of Chemistry, Physics and Pharmacy, University of Southern Denmark, Odense
• 15:35 Talk #9: Design and Delivery of Nanoparticulate Adjuvants
for Subunit Vaccines

Camilla Foged, Assoc Prof, Biologics, Department of Pharmacy, SUND, UCPH
• 16:05 Talk #10: Nanomedicine: Is Targeting our Target?
Gert Storm, Prof, Department of Biomaterials Science and
Technology, University Twente, The Netherlands
• 17:00 Poster Session with Beer and Pretzels
• 17:50 Awarding of Poster Prizes

Marco van de Weert, Assoc Prof, Biologics, Department of Pharmacy, SUND, UCPH
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The symposium is organized on behalf of the graduate program in
pharmaceutical sciences, Drug Research Academy, by Prof. Urs Hafeli,
Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University
of Copenhagen. For more info, email
Participation is free of charge and open for attendance by all interested