PoroViscoElastic model to describe hydrogels’ behavior – Model implementation in COMSOL

PoroViscoElastic model to describe hydrogels’ behavior – Model implementation in COMSOL

In the following a 15 minutes video guide to show a very basic implementation in COMSOL Multiphysics of the poroviscoelastic model proposed in “Caccavo D. & Lamberti G. (2017). PoroViscoElastic model to describe hydrogels’ behavior. Materials Science and Engineering: C 76: 102-113, DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2017.02.155 ”. Aim of this guide is to provide an initial aid […]

New Trends in Gene Therapy: Multidisciplinary Approaches to siRNAs Controlled Delivery

New Trends in Gene Therapy: Multidisciplinary Approaches to siRNAs Controlled Delivery

Recently the TPP group, within the frame of project PRIN 2010-11, has participated to the production of a special issue entitled: “New Trends in Gene Therapy: Multidisciplinary Approaches to siRNAs Controlled Delivery” published on Current Drug Delivery. In the following the Editorial: Nucleic acid based drugs (NABDs), powerful in principle, can be of great importance […]

Mathematical modeling of drug release from coated pellets

Mathematical modeling of drug release from coated pellets

The TPP research group, in collaboration with Chalmers and AstraZeneca, has recently published an article on the controlled drug release from pellets: CACCAVO, D., LAMBERTI, G., CAFARO, M. M., BARBA, A. A., KAZLAUSKE, J. & LARSSON, A. (in press). Mathematical modeling of the drug release from an ensemble of coated pellets. British Journal of Pharmacology, […]

Wivace 2016 – Bionam 2016

Wivace 2016 – Bionam 2016

From 4th to 7th October 2016, the two workshops Wivace 2016 (Workshop on Artificial Life and Evolutionary Computation) and Bionam 2016 (Workshop on bio-nanomaterials) will be held in Salerno. Download the final (flyer) Other info on the website www.wivace.org. The deadline for abstract submission is the 15th July 2016.

TPP Group at PBP 2016

TPP Group at PBP 2016

The TPP Group have been at the “10TH WORLD MEETING on Pharmaceutics, Biopharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology” at Glasgow with two oral presentations. The works have displayed two pillars of the group’s research lines: drug release from hydrogel-based tablets (1), presentet by Eng. Diego Caccavo; in vitro and in silico pharmacokinetic models (2), presented by Dr. […]

New graduates for the TPP Group

New graduates for the TPP Group

February was a month full of satisfaction for the TPP Group which graduated three new doctors in Chemical Engineering, two bachelor and one master degree. Congratulations to Emanuela Lisanti and Debora Mastrogiovanni that on 22th February 2016 have obtained a bachelor’s degree and Cosimo Brondi, who on 24th February 2016 has brilliantly obtained his master’s degree […]

Research by TPP Group made its way to a cover story

Research by TPP Group made its way to a cover story

TPP Group’s research made in collaboration with Kazan Medical University (Kazan, Russia), deserves the cover story for Volume 133, issue 6, of international Journal of Applied Polymer Science. Congratulation to authors Annalisa Dalmoro, Alexander Sitenkov, Gaetano Lamberti, Anna Angela Barba e Rouslan I. Moustafine. Cover Image, Volume 133, Issue 6, DOI: 10.1002/app.43093 On page 1480, […]

Hydrogels and drug delivery

Hydrogels and drug delivery

Hydrogels are widely used to realize controlled drug delivery systems. TPP Group has just published, available in open access (free download), a book chapter on their uses in this field: Swellable Hydrogel-based Systems for Controlled Drug Delivery, by Diego Caccavo, Sara Cascone, Gaetano Lamberti, Anna Angela Barba and Anette Larsson, DOI: 10.5772/61792. The chapter is […]