8:00 Poster walks and coffee&snacks for early birds
Session Chair: Gregor Fuhrmann
9:00 Gregor Fuhrmann/ HIPS – Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland, Germany: Introduction to Extracellular Vesicles
9:10 David Carter/ Oxford Brooks University, UK: The role of extracellular vesicles in stress response
9:40 Mario Gimona/ Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg, Austria: Manufacturing and regulatory aspects for EVs to reach the clinic
10:10 Eilien Schulz/ HIPS – Helmholtz Insitute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland, Germany: Myxobacteria derived outer membrane vesicles as a novel anti-infectious therapy
10:20 Sarah A. Blackburn/ University of Kent, UK: Identification of outer membrane vesicle protein targets for use in drug delivery and vaccines
10:30 Christian Wölk/ Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Germany: Giant plasma membrane vesicles: a model to study passive interactions of nanomedicines with the cell surface
10:45 – 11:15 coffee break and poster walks
11:15 Raymond Schiffelers/ Utrecht University, The Netherlands: Engineering extracellular vesicles
11:45 Andrea Masotti/ Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital-IRCCS, Italy: Drug delivery vectors, extracellular vesicles and the Vitruvian man
12:00 Kaisa Rautaniemi/ Tampere University of Technology, Finland: FLIM Reveals Alternative EV-Mediated Cellular Up-take Pathways of Paclitaxel
12:10 Laura Patras/ Babes-Bolyai University, Romania: Identification of extracellular vesicles surface proteins and their interactors as new targets for nanomedicine and immunotherapy in cancer
12:20 Camille Roesch/ Izon Science, France: Combining Size Exclusion Chromatography (SEC) & Tunable Resistive Pulse Sensing (TRPS) technology for the advanced characterization of extracellular vesicles
12:30 – 13:30 lunch catering and poster walks
13:30 Award Ceremony for “best poster” and “best presentation”.
Poster prizes provided by Elsevier and Wiley.
Advanced nanomedicine to overcome biological barriers
in cooperation with European ITN NABBA
13:45 Franceso Nicotra/ University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy: About ITN NABBA
13:55 Gert Storm/ Utrecht University, The Netherlands: Targeted drug delivery: are our expectations justified?
14:25 Maria-José Alonso/ University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain: Formulation of macromolecules using nanotechnology
14:55 Gianpiero Lazzari/ Institut Galien Paris-Sud, France: Multicellular spheroid based on a triple co-culture: a novel 3D model to mimic pancreatic tumor complexity
15:10 Tarun Ojha/ Utrecht University, The Netherlands: Priming the tumor blood vessels and the tumor microenvironment with liposomal corticosteroids to improve nanomedicine mediated drug delivery
15:25 Alysia Cox/ University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy: Evolution of the protein corona across the blood-brain barrier
15:40 – 16:10 coffee break and poster walks
16:10 Patrick Couvreur/ CNRS – Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France: Advanced nanomedicines for the treatment of cancer and neurological disorders
16:40 Rana Edwards/ University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy: New procedure for liposomes Glyco-functionalization
16:55 Duy Khiet Ho/ HIPS – Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland, Germany: Quorum sensing inhibitor and aminoglycoside antibiotic dual-loaded nano-assemblies as complementary therapy against Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection
17:10 Sofia Bisso/ ETH Zurich, Switzerland: Calcium phosphate nanoparticles for the dual delivery of bisphosphonates and pDNA
17:55 Closing Remarks, End of Conference
A poster exhibition with the contributions of the participants will be present during the whole conference.
Please note: Changes in the schedule are subject to alternations!