7th Workshop on Pulmonary Drug Delivery

Wednesday, April 20th

08:30 – 09:00
Registration
09:00 – 09:10
Welcome Address and Opening Remarks

Prof. Carsten Ehrhardt (Chair of the Conference)

Assoc. Prof. Ayca Yildiz Peköz (Co-Chair of the Conference)

Prof. John F. Gilmer (Head of the School of Pharmacy and Pharm. Sciences)

Session 1

Chair: Assoc. Prof. Ayca Yildiz Peköz

09:10 – 10:00
Aerosol Drug Delivery – Pulmonary Anatomy, Particle Deposition and Clearance
Prof. Carsten Ehrhardt (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)
10:00 – 11:00
Keynote Lecture 1 – COVID-19 – Lession for and From Aerosol Scientists
Dr. Gerhard Scheuch (GS-Bioinhalation, Germany)
11:00 – 11:30
Coffee Break and Poster Exhibition

Session 2

Chair: Prof. Carsten Ehrhardt

11:30 – 12:00
Introduction to Inhalation Biopharmaceutics
Prof. Ben Forbes (King’s College London, UK)
12:00 – 12:30
Pulmonary Delivery of Macromolecules to treat COVID-19
Assoc. Prof. Ayca Yıldız Peköz (Istanbul University, Turkey)
12:30 – 13:00
Pulmonary Delivery of Vaccines
Prof. Regina Scherließ (University of Kiel, Germany)
13:00 – 14:00
Lunch Break and Poster Exhibition

Session 3

Chair: Prof. Regina Scherließ

14:00 – 14:30
Nebulisers and Vibrating Mesh Aerosolisers
Dr. Ronan MacLoughlin (Aerogen, Ireland)
14:30 – 15:00
Liquid Inhalers and pMDIs
Mr. Wilbur de Kruijf (Resyca, The Netherlands)
15:00 – 15:30
Dry Powder Inhalers
Prof. Anne Marie Healy (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)
15:30 – 16:00
Coffee Break and Poster Exhibition

Session 4

Chair: Dr. Ronan MacLoughlin

16:00 – 16:30
Aerosol particle engineering
Dr. Sarah Zellnitz (Research Center Pharmaceutical Engineering Graz, Austria)
16:30 – 17:00
Get it Right First Time: Inhaler Technology and Manufacturing
Mr. Marco Laackmann (Harro Höfliger, Germany)
17:00 – 17:30
Next Chapter In Inhalation Devices: An Industry Perspective
Mr. Thorsten Lehmann (H&T Presspart, DE)
19:00
Speakers' Dinner (The Dining Hall)

Thursday, April 21th

Session 5

Chair: Assoc. Prof. Maria-Jose Santos-Martinez

09:30 – 10:30
Keynote Lecture 2 - Inhaled Antibiotics
Dr. David Cipolla (Insmed, USA)
10:30 – 11:00
Role of Transporters in Pulmonary Pharmacokinetics
Prof. Oliver Langer (Medical University Vienna)
11:00 – 11:30
Coffee Break and Poster Exhibition

Session 6

Chair: Prof. Ben Forbes

11:30 – 12:00
Take a deep breath – Systemic Inhalation Drug Delivery of Small Molecules
Prof. Carsten Ehrhardt (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)
12:00 – 12:30
Inhalation Therapy of PAH
Prof. Tobias Gessler (University of Gießen, Germany)
12:30 – 13:00
De-Risking Inhaled Product Development Using In Silico Approaches
Dr. Per Bäckman (Emmace Consulting, Sweden)
13:00 – 14:00
Lunch Break and Poster Exhibition

Session 7

Chair: Mr. Wilbur de Kruijf

14:00 – 14:30
DPIs: an engineering perspective
Mr. Alessio Tarozzi & Mr. Edward Quinlan (IMA, Italy)
14:30 – 15:00
Rational Use of Inhaler Devices - The Role of the Pharmacist
Assoc. Prof. Maria-Jose Santos-Martinez (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)
16:00 – 22:30
City Tour and Conference Dinner (The Merry Ploughboy)

Friday, April 22th

Session 8

Chair: Assoc. Prof. Ayca Yıldız Peköz

10:00 – 10:30
Inhaled Therapy Going Digital
Dr. Sabine Häussermann (Visionhealth, Germany)
10:30 – 11:00
Development and Approval of an Integrated Digital Health Product (Digihaler®) - It’s not human error…..it’s a design challenge!
Mr. Mark Milton-Edwards (Teva, UK)
11:00 – 11:30
Centralised Patient Therapy – Integrated Drug Delivery and Monitoring
Mr. Ulf Krüger (Pulmotree, Germany)
11:30 – 12:00
Poster Awards Ceremony and Closing of the Conference
12:00 – 13:00
Lunch Break and Poster Exhibition
13:00 – 16:00
Lab/Software demonstration courses (limited number of participants)
Mimetikos Preludium™ – Bo Olsson (Emmace)
Spray drying – Ines Amaro (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)
Particle characterisation – Peter O’Connell (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)