Research M.Sc. and Ph.D. Programmes
Including nanopharmacology, nanoparticle-based drug delivery systems and nanodiagnostics.
Drug Delivery & Targeting
Including oral drug delivery (colon-specific, aspirin, protein prodrugs); respiratory drug delivery; macromolecular drug delivery (new technologies, materials, liposomes etc.); nanoparticles; anticancer drug targeting.
Including anticancer medicinal chemistry; novel anti-allergic compounds; novel antibiotics. In silico design of new drugs and therapies including High-Performance-Computing (HPC) applications in drug delivery system (DDS) design in vitro and in vivo; In silico high throughput screening for drug discovery.
Including neuropharmacology/aging diseases and therapies; inflammation/ immunomodulation; platelet biology and anti-cancer therapies.
Pharmaceutical Cell Biology
Including drug transport in human respiratory epithelium; interaction between drug delivery systems and cell culture models; development and characterisation of in vitro models for drug absorption across epithelial barriers of the lung, the GIT and the eye.
Practice of Pharmacy
Including pharmaceutical care & continuous improvement of Practice Standards; health care policy and service delivery; health promotion in Primary Care; hospital pharmacy and drug use in hospitals.
Collaborative research is also ongoing with other academic and industry groups, both at national and international levels. In addition,