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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Nanotechnology for pharmaceutical industry - M402025
Title: Nanotechnologie pro farmaceutický průmysl
Guaranteed by: Department of Analytical Chemistry (402)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Engineering
Actual: from 2019 to 2019
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:3
E-Credits: winter s.:3
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Is provided by: N402072
For type:  
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Záruba Kamil doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : N402072
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Annotation -
Last update: Záruba Kamil doc. Ing. Ph.D. (07.06.2019)
A number of nanotechnology processes are being used by the current pharmaceutical industry, and other drug development techniques are developing. Lectures will be devoted to basic aspects of nanoobjects, nanotechnologies used to prepare modern drug formulations and research in this field.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (05.01.2018)

Students will be able to:

  • present important examples of nanotechnology application in pharmaceutical industry;
  • discuss contribution of nanotechnology and nanostructurization to properties of used pharmaceutic formulations.

Literature -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (05.01.2018)

A: Robert A. Freitas Jr., Nanomedicine, Volume I: Basic Capabilities, Landes Bioscience,1999, ISBN: 1-57059-645-X.

A: Tuan Vo-Dinh, Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine: Methods, Devices, and Applications, CRC Press, 2007, ISBN: 0-8493-2949-3.

Learning resources -
Last update: Pátková Vlasta (05.01.2018)

PowerPoint presentations given after lectures

Teaching methods -
Last update: Záruba Kamil doc. Ing. Ph.D. (07.06.2019)

Lectures and individual project work

Syllabus -
Last update: Záruba Kamil doc. Ing. Ph.D. (07.06.2019)

1. Nanotechnology in the pharmaceutical industry

2. Preparation of nanoparticles and nanoformulations

3. Intermolecular interactions and self-assembly of molecules

4. Analytical methods of nanoparticle characterization

5. Biological aspects of nanoformulation on organisms

6. Targeted drug delivery

7. Controlled drug release

8. Polyionic nanosystems for oligo and polynucleotide transport

9. Health risks associated with nanoformulations

10. Theranostics

11. Nanooncology

12. Utilization of inorganic nanoparticles

13.-14. Working on an individual project

Registration requirements -
Last update: Záruba Kamil doc. Ing. Ph.D. (07.06.2019)

Recommended is knowledge of the basics of organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, and pharmacology.

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na přednáškách 1.5 42
Práce na individuálním projektu 0.5 14
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 1 28
3 / 3 84 / 84
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Defense of an individual project 30
Oral examination 70