|Name||Drug Delivery Systems and Nanomedicine|
|Status||Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice|
|Level and type||Post-graduate Studies, Academic|
|Field of study||Materials Science|
|Faculty||Department of General Chemical Engineering|
|Academic staff||Dagnija Loča|
|Credit points||3.0 (4.5 ECTS)|
The objective of this course is to provide engineering students with an in-depth description of the novel drug modified biomaterials and implants, their characterization, functionality and application. Additionaly the novel achievments in the nanotechnology science (for medicine) will be reviewed. Lab projects will be offered to students to obtain hands-on experience on drug modified biomaterials and implants preparation and characterization..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
Able to describe medically modified biomaterials and implants necessity, properties, functionality and application. - Laboratory works, exam.
Able to practically use the research methods of kinetics of drug release, drug delivery and release technologies. - Laboratory works, exam.
Is familiar with the latest achievements in nanotechnology of the medical field. - Exam.
Able to define the most appropriate medically modified implant types according to the specifics of the application. - Laboratory works, exam.
|Course prerequisites||Bachelor's degree in natural, medical or engineering science.|