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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Nanotechnology for pharmaceutical industry - N402072
Title: Nanotechnologie pro farmaceutický průmysl
Guaranteed by: Department of Analytical Chemistry (402)
Faculty: Faculty of Chemical Engineering
Actual: from 2021
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: M402025
For type:  
Guarantor: Záruba Kamil doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Is interchangeable with: M402025
Examination dates   Schedule   
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: Záruba Kamil doc. Ing. Ph.D. (07.06.2019)

Students will be able to:

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

Literature -
Last update: VED402 (01.10.2013)

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: Záruba Kamil doc. Ing. Ph.D. (07.06.2019)

Lecture previews (PDF files) and materials for the project.

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
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