News from the Drug Delivery Group
PhD-student position within the COLOTAN network
We are recruiting PhD students to Uppsala University! Do you want to learn more about colonic drug delivery? Apply to Colotan! Project no. ESR7 is supervised by Professor Christel Bergström with focus on dissolution, diffusion and release mechanisms in the colonic fluid.
More information can be found here: https://colotan-etn.eu/
Artursson and Bergström groups donate PPE to Uppsala University Hospital
The Artursson and Bergström group have together donated personal protective equipment (PPE) including safety glasses, mouth protection and 12,500 gloves to assist the staff at the Uppsala University Hospital during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Artursson group is donating cells for Covid-19 research
The Artursson research group is supporting the fight against the corona virus by donating cells from our cell culture facility to other research groups working with Covid-19 projects.
ERC "Proof of Concept Grant" awarded to Christel Bergström in 3rd round 2019
In the third round (2019) for the European Research Council's (ERC) "’Proof of Concept Grant", Christel Bergström has been awarded a grant for further development of the digestion/permeation chamber ENA to meet industrial needs.
More information can be found at: https://erc.europa.eu/news/PoC-recipients-2019-third-round
Shno Asad awarded best poster prize at ICONAN 2019
Shno Asad, PhD student at the Department of Pharmacy at Uppsala University, was awarded the prize for best poster at ICONAN 2019 (International Conference on Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology). The conference was held between 16-18 October i Munich.
Christel Bergström interviewed by Swedish TV and radio news about 3D-printing for pediatric care
An interview with Dr. Christel Bergström was broadcast this Thursday in Swedish TV and radio news. In the interview, Dr. Bergström describes the ongoing project to improve the pediatric care by the use of 3D-printed drug dosage forms. See below for links to the features (in Swedish).
Christel Bergström has received Gattefossé "2018 Award for Excellence in Research & Development with Lipid Excipients"
Gattefossé North Americas "2018 Award for Excellence in Research & Development with Lipid Excipients" has been awarded to Dr. Christel Bergström. She received this award for her work with modelling and predicting solubility of drugs in lipid systems.