PROGRAM

DAY 1  JANUARY 15

13:30 – 15:00   Registration

15:00 – 16:00   Welcome Ceremony

Authorities and ADRITELF/CRS Focus group Nanomedicine and Nanoscale Delivery Introduction

  • Rector of the University of Chieti – Pescara “G. d’Annunzio”, Chieti, Italy

  • Chair of the Department of Pharmacy University of Chieti – Pescara “G. d’Annunzio”, Chieti, Italy

  • Research Delegate of the Rector, University of Chieti – Pescara “G. d’Annunzio”, Chieti, Italy

  • ADRITELF President/Member of Committee Board

  • Chair of the CRS Focus group Nanomedicine and Nanoscale Delivery

NANOMEDICINE IN DRUG DELIVERY

Chairs: Prof. Massimo Fresta, Dr. Tapani Viitala

16:00 – 16:40   Invited Lecture 

PROF. TAMBET TEESALU University of Tartu, Estonia

“Affinity targeted precision nanomedicine: from mapping of vascular ZIP codes in mice to clinical development”

16:40 – 17:20   Invited Lecture

PROF. VILMA PETRIKAITE Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Lithuania

"Application of hypoxia-targeting nanoparticles in breast cancer treatment"

17:20 – 17:40   Invited Oral Communication 

DR. ALICE BRUN Alfatest, Italy

 “Dolomite Microfluidic Technology for Nanoparticle Synthesis”

17:40 – 18:00   Invited Oral Communication

DR. ILARIA REA Institute for Microelectronics and Microsystems, National Research Council of Italy

 “Bioengineered porous silicon-based nanodevices for theranostics”

18:00 – 18:15   Invited Oral Communication 

DR. NICOLÒ MAURO University of Palermo, Italy

 “Carbon-based nanoplatforms for multimodal theranostic applications”

18:15 – 18:30   Invited Oral Communication

PROF. VALENTINA RUSSO University of Teramo, Italy

 “Development of innovative biomimetic scaffolds for tendon regenerative medicine”

18:30 – 19:15   Round Table Discussion 

 Invited Speakers

19:15   Welcome cocktails at Caffè 110

DAY 2  JANUARY 16

 

NANOSCALE DELIVERY IN ANTI-CANCER THERAPY, CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES AND DIABETES

Chairs: Prof. Tambet Teesalu, Prof. Hélder. A. Santos

09:00 – 09:40   Invited Lecture 

PROF. MASSIMO FRESTA University “Magna Graecia” of Catanzaro, Italy

 “Supramolecular lipid nano-aggregates designed for targeted therapy”

09:40 – 10:20   Invited Lecture 

PROF. DANIELE TORELLA University “Magna Graecia” of Catanzaro, Italy

“Regenerative biology of the adult and aging heart”

 

10:20 – 10:40   Invited Oral Communication 

JOÃO PEDRO MARTINS University of Helsinki, Finland

 “Microfluidic preparation of a multistage nanoparticle platform for the oral delivery of anti-diabetic peptides”

10:40 – 11:00   Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:20   Invited Oral Communication 

DR. MARIA CHIARA CRISTIANO University “Magna Graecia” of Catanzaro, Italy

 “A new challenge for topical non-invasive treatment of skin cancer diseases”

11:20 – 11:35   Invited Oral Communication 

DR. ELEONORA CIANFLONE University “Magna Graecia” of Catanzaro, Italy

“Genetic lineage tracing of endogenous cardiac cells reveals their robust myogenic contribution to the adult heart”

11:35 – 11:50   Invited Oral Communication 

GIULIA TORRIERI University of Helsinki, Finland

 “Targeted nanoparticles for cardiac tissue regeneration”

11:50 – 13:30   Light Lunch and Mingling

INDUSTRY MEETS NANOMEDICINE AND NANOSCALE DELIVERY

Chairs: Prof. Christian Celia, Prof. Vilma Petrikaite

13:30 – 14:10   Invited Lecture 

DR. VIMALKUMAR BALASUBRAMANIAN Bayer Oy, Finland

 “Nanomedicine in drug delivery: a pharma perspective”

14:10 – 14:40   Invited Lecture 

PROF. HÉLDER A. SANTOS University of Helsinki, Finland

 “Nanomedicines Dressed in Cell’s Clothing For Cancer Chemo-immunotherapy Applications”

14:40 – 15:00   Invited Oral Communication 

DR. VALERIO VOLIANI Center for Nanotechnology Innovation, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy

 “The biokinetics of ultrasmall-in-nano theranostics: beyond noble metal persistence”

15:00 – 15:15   Selected Oral Communication

NICOLA D'AVANZO University of Helsinki, Finland

 “Peptide functionalized liposome: a promising approach to enhance solid cancer targeting”

15:15 – 15:30   Selected Oral Communication 

VALENTINA DI FRANCESCO Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy

 “Methotrexate Formulation into Lipid Nanoparticles Alleviates Plaque Burden in ApoE-/- Mice"

 

16:00   Departure for Gala Dinner in Sulmona (AQ) with the round trip in the city and visit to the Confetti Factory 

DAY 3  JANUARY 17

 

NANOMEDICINE IN ADVANCED THERAPEUTICS

Chairs: Prof. Donatella Paolino, Prof. Daniele Torella

09:00 – 09:40   Invited Lecture 

DR. TAPANI VIITALA University of Helsinki, Finland

 “Advanced real-time label-free platforms to study protein-NP interactions and NP cell uptake”

09:40 – 10:20   Invited Lecture 

DR. LUCA DE STEFANO Institute for Microelectronics and Microsystems, National Research Council of Italy

 “Polymeric nano/microneedles for controlled delivery of active molecules”

10:20 – 10:40   Invited Oral Communication 

PROF. DONATO COSCO University “Magna Graecia” of Catanzaro, Italy

 “Polymeric nanoparticles as versatile drug carriers”

10:40 – 11:00   Coffee Break 

11:00 – 11:20   Invited Oral Communication 

PROF. GIUSEPPINA SANDRI University of Pavia, Italy

 “Polysaccharides based scaffolds for skin tissue engineering”

11:20 – 11:35   Invited Oral Communication 

DR. FRANCESCA FROIIO University “Magna Graecia” of Catanzaro, Italy

 “Nanotechnology application against foodborne disease”

11:35 – 11:50   Invited Oral Communication 

DR. ANTONELLA GRIGOLETTO University of Padua, Italy

 “Transglutaminase: an enzymatic tool for selective protein conjugation”

11:50 – 12:30   Best Oral Presentation Award, Best Poster Award

12:30 – 12:45   Closing remarks

12:45 – 14:00   Light Lunch

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