News from the Drug Delivery Group
2023 Pharmaceutical Profiling Symposium full program and registration link
The program for the 12th Pharmaceutical Profiling Symposium is now finalised and we are happy to announce the full list of confirmed speakers and their respective topics.
PhD position in Molecular Pharmaceutics
We are looking for an enthusiastic PhD student with an interest in RNA therapies to join the multidisciplinary GENEGUT project! Help us develop 3D intestinal organoid cultures to understand intracellular delivery of novel RNA-nanoparticles.
Registration is now open for the 12th Uppsala University Symposium on Pharmaceutical Profiling in Drug Discovery and Development
We are happy to announce that the registration to the 12th Uppsala University Symposium on Pharmaceutical Profiling in Drug Discovery and Development is now open.
Madlen Hubert becomes newly promoted Associate Professor!
We would like to congratulate Madlen Hubert for being promoted to Associate Professor (docent)! Very well done and a hard-earned achievement!
Madlen Hubert receives grant from the Valborg Jacobsons fond
The Valborg Jacobsons fond supports Madlen’s research with a grant of 200’000 SEK to develop human gut models for improved prediction of the in vivo performance of advanced oral medicines. Congratulations!
Now hiring: Two PhD Students in Molecular Pharmaceutics
SweDeliver is now recruiting two PhD Students in Molecular Pharmaceutics. Welcome to submit your application no later than 18 February 2022.
***Update – Symposium will be held online***
The 11th Symposium on Pharmaceutical Profiling in Drug Discovery and Development on January 27, 2022 will be held as a virtual meeting! Don’t miss to register before Jan 13.
New article from the group was selected as today's ACS American Chemical Society Editors' Choice!
The new article by Rosita Kneiszl, Shakhawath Hossain and Per Larsson was selected as today's ACS (American Chemical Society) Editors' Choice among articles from +60 peer-reviewed journals.
Inaugural lecture of Prof. Bergström
Prof. Christel Bergström gave her inaugural lecture November 16, 2021. The video is now available.
The registration for the upcoming 11th Symposium on Pharmaceutical Profiling in Drug Discovery and Development on January 27, 2022 is now open
The registration for the upcoming 11th Symposium on Pharmaceutical Profiling in Drug Discovery and Development on January 27, 2022 is now open.
Alexandra Teleki was recognised as an outstanding early career scientist by JPharmSci
The Editorial Staff and the American Pharmacists Association are for the first time choosing outstanding early career scientists for publishing their most original and significant scientific findings in the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences(JPharmSci®) in 2021. Alexandra Teleki is one of the ten researchers who were recognised worldwide! Congratulations!
***SAVE THE DATE*** 11th Symposium on Pharmaceutical Profiling in Drug Discovery and Development on January 27, 2022
We are delighted to announce the date for the upcoming Symposium on Pharmaceutical Profiling in Drug Discovery and Development on January 27, 2022 in Uppsala, Sweden. Keynote speakers and registration details will be announced shortly.
Per Artursson, Christel Bergström, Madlen Hubert and Pawel Baranczewski
Drug Delivery Group, Department of Pharmacy, Uppsala University
Now hiring: PhD student for project on oral delivery of antibiotics
The research group Molecular Pharmaceutics are looking to recruit a PhD student for a project to develop a generic nanosized drug delivery platform for optimal absorption of antibiotics with minimal intestinal side effects.
Now hiring: Researcher in molecular pharmaceutics
SweDeliver is recruiting a researcher in molecular pharmaceutics for the project Structural characterization of formulated macromolecular drugs with lipids in response to dilution, digestion and permeation. Submit your application no later than 16 April 2021.
Now hiring: Post-doc for project about lipid nanoparticles for oral drug delivery
The BLT group is looking for new postdoctoral researcher. Join our multidisciplinary team as a post-doc focusing on lipid nanoparticles for oral drug delivery.
See advertisement for details, apply before 30 April 2021.
Drug Delivery Group paper highlighted in J Pharm Sci's "Most Original and Most Significant Scientific Findings"
The Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences has highlighted the original research article titled "Proteomics-Informed Identification of Luminal Targets For In Situ Diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease" in their quartely summary of "Most Original and Most Significant Scientific Findings".
The article is authored by Shno Asad, Christine Wegler, David Ahl, Christel A.S. Bergström, Mia Phillipson, Per Artursson and Alexandra Teleki.
Summary of the completed "Intestinanos" project published on CORDIS
"Understanding what happens in the gut is crucial to the success of oral medications"
Read more about the ERC financed (completed) "Intestinanos" project here: https://cordis.europa.eu/article/id/429242-building-virtual-intestine-to-fine-tune-the-formulations-of-new-drugs
Visit the Department of Pharmacy virtual booth at this year's SciFest exhibition
SciFest 2021 at Uppsala University is going digital! Join the event between March 04-10 via https://fb.me/e/FeVTSzpY & https://scifest.se!
Get to know more about the research we do & learn more about oral drug delivery! Check our virtual lab, pharmacy quiz & activities around nanoparticles in collaboration with Georgios A. Sotiriou's lab at KI.
Watch the trailer for our Virtual Lab https://lnkd.in/dE-mjGw.
11th Symposium on Pharmaceutical Profiling in Drug Discovery and Development postponed to January 2022
The upcoming 11th Symposium on Pharmaceutical Profiling in Drug Discovery and Development at Uppsala University is postponed to January 2022 due to current pandemic situation.
Are you interested in a summer research project?
Are you interested in joining our team for a summer research project? Apotekarsocieteten has scholarships supporting 5-7 weeks of research studies. Reach out to us to discuss interesting project ideas! Dead-line for application is Jan 31.
Alexandra Teleki awarded ERC Consolidator Grant
Alexandra Teleki has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant for her project MAGNETO. She and her team will use functional nanoparticles to develop novel diagnostic and therapeutic methods to treat inflammatory bowel disease in children.
16.68 million to research at the pharmaceutical faculty.
Per Artursson, Olof Eriksson, Hans Lennernäs and Ola Spjuth are granted 16.68 million from the Swedish research Swedish Research Council for research involving medicine and health. The grant will be received during 2020 and four years ahead.
Professor Per Artursson: Giant of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Professor Per Artursson appointed Giant of Pharmaceutical Sciences by the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, which is the world's oldest pharmaceutical journal.
PhD-student position for project regarding the impact of drug exposure in the human colon
We are looking for applicants for a PhD student project within the COLOTAN network. The focus of the project is investigating the relationship between free and bound drug concentrations, local drug exposure and systemic drug delivery in the colon. Read more about the position here: https://mp.uu.se/en/web/info/vart-uu/lediga-jobb/-/jobb/358445
PhD-student position for project regarding importance of diffusion, dissolution and release mechanisms for dosage forms delivering drugs to the colonic environment
We are looking for applicants for a PhD student project within the COLOTAN network. The focus of the project is on dissolution, diffusion and release mechanisms in the colonic fluid. Read more in the advertisement here: https://mp.uu.se/en/web/info/vart-uu/lediga-jobb/-/jobb/358581.
Maria Karlgren receives the 2020 IQ Consortium and AAALAC International Global 3Rs Award
Maria Karlgren has received the 2020 IQ Consortium and AAALAC International Global 3Rs Award based on the scientific research paper “A CRISPR-Cas9 Generated MDCK Cell Line Expressing Human MDR1 Without Endogenous Canine MDR1 (cABCB1): An Improved Tool for Drug Efflux Studies.”
New model to provide more accurate predictions in drug treatment
With a new and more accurate computational model for how the drug rosuvastatin (Crestor ®) is taken up and eliminated in the liver, researchers at Uppsala University paves the way for more efficient drug development and future treatment methods.
New method enables earlier answers during drug development
With the Nobel Prize-winning technology CRISPR-Cas9, researchers at Uppsala University are creating new components for more efficient drug development with fewer animal experiments.
Continued funding for project “Personalized medications for children suffering from severe diseases”
We are very delighted to receive the news that the Family Erling Persson Foundation will continue to support our project on “Personalized medications for children suffering from severe diseases”. This is a fantastic collaborative project between our group, Prof Maria Strømme´s group at the Ångström laboratory and the Children’s Hospital in Uppsala.
Project grant for development of pedagogical online learning awarded to Per Larsson
Assistant Professor Per Larsson has been granted project funds for development of online learning methods.
Artursson and Bergström groups donate PPE to Uppsala University Hospital
The Artursson and Bergström group have together donated personal protective equipment (PPE) including safety glasses, mouth protection and 12,500 gloves to assist the staff at the Uppsala University Hospital during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Artursson group is donating cells for Covid-19 research
The Artursson research group is supporting the fight against the corona virus by donating cells from our cell culture facility to other research groups working with Covid-19 projects.
ERC "Proof of Concept Grant" awarded to Christel Bergström in 3rd round 2019
In the third round (2019) for the European Research Council's (ERC) "’Proof of Concept Grant", Christel Bergström has been awarded a grant for further development of the digestion/permeation chamber ENA to meet industrial needs.
Shno Asad awarded best poster prize at ICONAN 2019
Shno Asad, PhD student at the Department of Pharmacy at Uppsala University, was awarded the prize for best poster at ICONAN 2019 (International Conference on Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology). The conference was held between 16-18 October i Munich.
Christel Bergström interviewed by Swedish TV and radio news about 3D-printing for pediatric care
An interview with Dr. Christel Bergström was broadcast this Thursday in Swedish TV and radio news. In the interview, Dr. Bergström describes the ongoing project to improve the pediatric care by the use of 3D-printed drug dosage forms. See below for links to the features (in Swedish).
Christel Bergström has received Gattefossé "2018 Award for Excellence in Research & Development with Lipid Excipients"
Gattefossé North Americas "2018 Award for Excellence in Research & Development with Lipid Excipients" has been awarded to Dr. Christel Bergström. She received this award for her work with modelling and predicting solubility of drugs in lipid systems.