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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Polymer Materials in Medicine and Pharmacy - D112013
Title: Polymerní materiály v lékařství a farmacii
Guaranteed by: Department of Polymers (112)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Technology
Actual: from 2015
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:0
E-Credits: winter s.:0
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/0, other [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Note: course is intended for doctoral students only
can be fulfilled in the future
Guarantor: Brožek Jiří prof. Ing. CSc.
Is interchangeable with: AP112004, P112004
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: Brožek Jiří prof. Ing. CSc. (11.04.2014)
The course is focused on natural polymers, their modifications and selected synthetic polymers which are applicable in medicine and pharmacy. A special attention will be given on biocompatibility and biodegradation of polymer materials and trends in application of polymers in controlled release and transport of drugs in body.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Brožek Jiří prof. Ing. CSc. (10.09.2015)

Students will be able to:

select polymeric materials suitable for specific applications in medicine and pharmacy,

characterize polymeric materials,

select procedures of surface modification related to target application,

explore liability of their applications.

Literature -
Last update: Brožek Jiří prof. Ing. CSc. (22.04.2014)

(R) Steinbüchel A., Marchessault R.H.: Biopolymers for Medical and Pharmaceutical Applications, Volume 1, Wiley - VCH Verlag 2005

Syllabus -
Last update: Brožek Jiří prof. Ing. CSc. (11.04.2014)

Polymer materials - synthetic and natural, application possibilities, biocompatibility, biodegradation, polymer - tissue interactions

Properties of polymers, methods of their characterizatin, structure - properties relationship

Aplication of polymer materials in medicine

Polymer materials in pharmacy - covers, subsidiary substances, controlled release of drugs

Polymer materials related to students Ph.D. studies

Trends in application of polymer materials in medicine and pharmacy

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Brožek Jiří prof. Ing. CSc. (11.04.2014)

Attend seminars and oral examination.

Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Oral examination 100