Workshop – New trends in gene therapy

New trends in gene therapy: multidisciplinary approaches to siRNAs controlled delivery

Salerno, 14-15 Settembre 2015

Università degli Studi di Salerno, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale, aula 106



Workshop program

Monday 14th September 2015

Start End Title
08:45 Partenza navetta dal GH
09:30 09:45 Welcome and Introduction
09:45 10:30 Nicola Elvassore Patient-specific human organs on a chip
Part I Biomedical Aspects
10:30 11:00 Gabriele Grassi Aggiornamento sulle attività di “drug delivery” e “drug characterization”
11:00 11:30 Coffe Break
11:30 12:00 Ornella Piazza/Ilaria Russo Role of Cyclin D1 in Inflammatory Diseases and Potential of its Downregulation by siRNAs
12:00 12:30 …. CANCELED
12:30 13:00 Sante Di Gioia Modulazione di HMGB1 in cellule epiteliali respiratorie mediante siRNA veicolato da nanoparticelle
13:00 14:30 Lunch
Part II New materials and new methods for siRNAs delivery
14:30 15:00 Rina Cavallaro New smart polycation derivatives of Inulin and Polyhydroxyethylaspartamide for siRNA delivery
15:00 15:30 Piersandro Pallavicini Gold Nanostars: updates on coatings for cell interactions, drug delivery and photothermal action
15:30 16:00 Sabrina Bochicchio, Annalisa Dalmoro Lipidic and polymeric nano carriers towards siRNA delivery
16:00 16:30 Coffe Break
16:30 17:00 Domenico Larobina Analysis of inner relaxation, water diffusion, and syneresis in alginate gel
17:00 17:30 Valerio Brucato Bioreattore a doppio: flusso test di colture cellulari 3D
17:30 18:00 Discussion
18:00 Partenza navetta verso il GH
19:30 Partenza navetta dal GH verso la cena sociale

Tuesday 15th September 2015

Start End Title
09:00 Partenza navetta dal GH
Part III Engineering Aspects
09:30 10:00 Rosa D’Apolito Red blood cells affect the margination of microparticles in microcapillaries
10:00 10:30 Roberto Abbiati Application of pharmacokinetic modeling to personalized medical treatments
10:30 11:00 Michela Abrami Fibrosi cistica e LF-NMR
11:00 11:30 Coffe Break
11:30 12:00 Sara Cascone, Diego Caccavo Analysis of the drug delivery from hydrogel based systems
12:00 12:30 Discussion and conclusions
12:30 Partenza navetta verso il GH

Special Issue of CDD

Workshop’s proceedings, as well as related papers, even if submitted by authors not participant to the workshop, will constitute a special issue of the journal Current Drug Delivery (IF 2013 JCR Science Edition: 2.248, ranking and category: 126th of 254 in Pharmacology & Pharmacy):

Further info on the special issue can be found here, the description of the special issue can be downloaded here, the abstract can be submitted by e-mail clicking here (addressed to the editorial society).



Dowload the pdf here.

This workshop is supported by:

unisa Università degli Studi di Salerno
unicredit Istituto Cassiere UNISA – Unicredit
diin Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale
fertenia Fertenia Srl