7th Workshop on Pulmonary Drug Delivery

Wednesday, January 19th

08:00 – 08:45
Registration
08:45 – 09:00
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

09:00 – 09:30
Anatomy and Physiology of the Lungs
Prof. Carsten Ehrhardt (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)
09:30 – 10:00
Basics of Aerosol Drug Delivery
Prof. Carsten Ehrhardt (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)
10:00 – 10:30
Clearance Mechanisms in the Respiratory Tract
Prof. Lea Ann Dailey (University of Vienna, Austria)
10:30 – 11:00
Coffee Break and Poster Exhibition

Session 2

Chair: Prof. Carsten Ehrhardt

11:00 – 12:00
Keynote Lecture 1 – COVID-19 – Lession For and From Aerosol Scientists
Dr. Gerhard Scheuch (GS-Bioinhalation, Germany)
12:00 – 12:30
Inhalation Therapy in the ER
Prof. Ignacio Martin-Loeches (St. James’s Hospital, Ireland)
12:30 – 13:00
Pulmonary Delivery of Macromolecules to treat COVID-19
Assoc. Prof. Ayca Yıldız Peköz (Istanbul University, Turkey)
13:00 – 14:00
Lunch Break and Poster Exhibition

Session 3

Chair: Prof. Lea Ann Dailey

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

Session 4

Chair: Assoc. Prof. Fabio Sonvico

16:00 – 16:30
Aerosol particle engineering
Dr. Sarah Zellnitz (Research Center Pharmaceutical Engineering Graz, Austria)
16:30 – 17:00
Leading the Way in Capsule-Based DPIs Through Technology Selection and Capsule Customisation
Ms. Frédérique Bordes-Picard (Capsugel, France)
17:00 – 17:30
The HFA Challenge – The Canister Role as an Integral Part of the pMDI Drug Delivery System
Dr. Anselm Ebert (H&T, UK)
19:00
Speakers' Dinner (Venue TBA)

Thursday, January 20th

Session 5

Chair: Prof. Regina Scherließ

09:00 – 09:30
Introduction to Inhalation Biopharmaceutics
Prof. Ben Forbes (King’s College London, UK)
09:30 – 10:00
Only a Matter of Deposition? The Relevance of Inhaled Particle Dissolution
Assoc. Prof. Fabio Sonvico (University of Parma, Italy)
10:00 – 10:30
De-Risking Inhaled Product Development Using In Silico Approaches
Dr. Per Bäckman (Emmace Consulting, Sweden)
10:30 – 11:00
Coffee Break and Poster Exhibition

Session 6

Chair: Prof. Carsten Ehrhardt

11:00 – 12:00
Keynote Lecture 2 - Inhaled Antibiotics
Dr. David Cipolla (Insmed, USA)
12:00 – 12:30
Take a deep breath – Systemic Inhalation Drug Delivery of Small Molecules
Prof. Carsten Ehrhardt (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)
12:30 – 13:00
Inhalation Therapy of PAH
Prof. Tobias Gessler (University of Gießen, Germany)
13:00 – 14:00
Lunch Break and Poster Exhibition

Session 7

Chair: Mr. Wilbur de Kruijf

14:00 – 14:30
Pulmonary Delivery of Vaccines
Prof. Regina Scherließ (University of Kiel, Germany)
14:30 – 15:00
PET Imaging to Assess the Impact of Pulmonary Drug Transporters
Assoc. Prof. Oliver Langer (AIT, Austria)
15.30 – 22.30
City Tour and Conference Dinner (The Merry Ploughboy)

Friday, January 21th

Session 8

Chair: Prof. Regina Scherließ

09:00 – 09:30
Inhaled Therapy Going Digital
Dr. Sabine Häussermann (Visionhealth, Germany)
09:30 – 10:00
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)
10:00 – 10:30
Centralised Patient Therapy – Integrated Drug Delivery and Monitoring
Mr. Ulf Krüger (Pulmotree, Germany)
10:30 – 11:00
Coffee Break and Poster Exhibition

Session 9

Chair: Prof. Ben Forbes

11:00 – 11:30
Rational Use of Inhaler Devices - The Role of the Pharmacist
Assoc. Prof. Maria-Jose Santos-Martinez (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)
11:30 – 12:00
I and My Inhaler
Assoc. Prof. Buket Aksu (Altinbaş University, Turkey)
12:00 – 12:30
Poster Awards Ceremony and Closing of the Conference
12:30 – 13:30
Lunch Break and Poster Exhibition
13.30 – 17.00
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)