ĶVT703 Drug Delivery Systems and Nanomedicine

Code ĶVT703
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)
Parts 1
Annotation 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
Learning outcomes
and assessment
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.

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