Synthesis, Characterization and Modelling of Nanoparticle Systems with Pharmaceutical Applications

Tuesday, October 18, 2011: 12:30 PM
M100 J (Minneapolis Convention Center)

In the past decade, the poor water-solubility of many drugs has become a focal point of the pharmaceutical industry. In addition, it has also driven the innovation of several novel techniques to administer safe and effective drug levels. Nanoparticles have been proven to achieve a faster solubility rate, and thus, a higher bioavailability of the drug. Furthermore, nanoparticles exhibit many other unique advantages for drug delivery including: passive targeting, ease of suspension, variable optical properties, and the ability to be functionalized. This session welcomes papers focused on the synthesis, characterization, stabilization and modeling of nanoparticle systems with pharmaceutical applications. A particular focus of this section is given to the interactions with polymers and surfactants and contributions to mechanisms of stabilization and drug delivery.


M. Silvina Tomassone

Rajesh Dave
Email: dave@NJIT.EDU

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1:06 PM
(341c) Effects of Block Copolymer Properties On Nanoparticle Surface Coverage, Complement Activation, and In Vivo Circulation Half-Times
Suzanne M. D'Addio, Walid S. Saad, Stephanie J. Budijono, Christine Vauthier and Robert Prud'homme

2:00 PM
(341g) Relationship Between Material Properties and Structure of Nanocoated Organic Crystals
Kalyana C. Pingali, Adrian Mann, Troy Shinbrot and Fernando Muzzio

2:18 PM
(341h) Fabrication of Monodisperse Polyanhydride Nanoparticles by Microemulsion Polymerization
Chelsea K. Sackett, Heidi Culver, Timothy Brenza, Drew Sikkema, Balaji Narasimhan and Jennifer M. O'Donnell
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