Drug Delivery workshop – Agenda

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The Life Sciences Research Network Wales Drug delivery workshop


Bangor University, School of Chemistry, The Orton Lecture Theatre

Day 1 – 6th of August 2015


11:30   Registration & Networking & Early Lunch


12:30   Dr. Chris Gwenin – Bangor University, School of Chemistry

12:40   Prof. David Shepherd – Bangor University, Pro Vice Chancellor (Research & Enterprise)

12:50   Prof. Mark Baird – Life Sciences Research Network Wales


13:00   Prof. Alex Mullen – Bio-Images Drug Delivery Ltd

OrlogiK: New advances in chronotheraputics

13:30   Prof. Randall Mrsny – Applied Molecular Transport

Bacterial virulence factors for the oral delivery of protein and peptide biopharmaceuticals

14:00   Dr. Kirsty Gapp  – 3M Drug Delivery Systems

Microneedle Drug Delivery:  A novel delivery platform for small molecules and macromolecules

 14:30   Coffee & Cake & Networking

Clinical perspective:

 15:00   Rebecca Burns – Health Research Wales

The role of Health Research Wales

15:30   Prof. Dyfrig Hughes – Centre for Health Economics & Medicines

Patient preferences for the subcutaneous route of medication administration: Findings from a systematic review


16:00   Dr. Jenny Halliwell – Bangor University, School of Chemistry

Magnetic particles for drug delivery; fact or fiction? 

16:30   Wine & Networking

 19:00   Dinner


Day 2 – 7th of August 2015

09:20     Dr. Chris Gwenin


09:30     Prof. Deyarina Gonzalez – Swansea University

Antibody Drug Conjugates for gynaecological cancers

10:00     Dr. Sion Coulman – Cardiff University

Micro- and macro- needles in drug delivery

10:30     Dr. Martin Greenall – Aberystwyth University

Modelling of micelles and vesicles for drug delivery

11:00     Coffee & Networking

11:30   Dr. Peter Searle – University of Birmingham

Trials and tribulations: Prodrug activation gene therapy using E. coli nitroreductase and CB1954


12:00     Dr. Louise Jones – Medical Research Council

Opportunities to deliver translational research through partnership

12:30     Sam Williams – Development Manager, Welsh Government

The Innovation Triangle

 13:00     Lunch & Networking

 Click here to register for the drug delivery workshop

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Gwenin - Applied Research in Chemistry and Public Health (ARCH)

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