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23.11.2018

Dr Ternullo!

Also in November we got one brand new doctor when Dr. Selenia Ternullo excellently defended her Thesis entitled  “Nanocarriers for tailored skin delivery: More than just the carriers?”.

We all congratulate the new doctor, wish her a warm and nice Christmas in Sicily and really all the best for her future carrier!

  

Dr Selenia Ternullo together with the excellent evaluation committee

 


 

26.10.2018

Dr Grip!

Our doctor of the month, Dr. Jostein Grip excellently defended his Thesis entitled  “Development of novel wound dressings with soluble beta-glucan (SBG®) as an active ingredient”.

Dr. Grips PhD project was financed through the Norwegian Research Council's Industrial PhD program and has been a successful collaboration between Biotec Betaglucans AS and our research group

We all congratulate the new doctor and wish him good luck with his future carrier!

 

 

 Dr Jostein Grip together with supervisors from our research group and from Biotec Betaglucans AS

 


 

14.09.2018

Dr Ingebrigtsen!

14th of September 2018, Dr. Sveinung G. Ingebrigtsen excellently defended his Thesis entitled  Novel dual centrifugation manufacturing method for liposomes-in-hydrogel: Potential in antimicrobial skin therapy”.

We all congratulate the new doctor and wish him all the best for the future!

 

 

Dr Sveinung G. Ingebrigtsen together with proud supervisors and the evaluation committee

 


 

24.05.2018

Dr Fjellaksel!

24th of May 2018, Dr. Richard Fjellaksel  nicely defended his Thesis entitled  "Development and evaluation of gonadotropin releasing hormone antagonists as SPECT radiotracers".

We all congratulate the new doctor, wish him all the best in the future and hope that we can continue to collaborate!

 

 

Dr Richard Fjellaksel together with supervisors and the evaluation committee

 


 

20.05.2018

New PhD student in our group

PhD student Jennifer Cauzzo has joined our Group.  We are very happy to welcome her, hope that she will enjoy working with us and wish her good luck with her PhD project!

 

 

PhD student Jennifer Cauzzo 

 


 

 26.09.2017

Inspection of the new PET center

Last week we were so lucky to get a excellent guided tour by our former pharmacy student Kristian Forsberg at the construction site of the new PET center in Tromsø. We were very much impressed by the fasilities and the impressive job done by Kristian Forsberg and the other pharmacists in achiving the GMP standards.   

Richard Fjellaksel, Kristian Forsberg, Ann Mari Holsæter, Gøril Eide Flaten and Natasa Skalko-Basnet in front of the new PET-center

 


 

 04.07.2017

Poster prize at international conference!

PostDoc May Wenche Jøraholmen got the poster prize for her poster entitled "Topical vaginal therapy:  PEGylated liposomes improve delivery of interferon alpha" at the 31st Congress of IUSTI -Europe on Sexually Transmitted Infections, 31. aug – 2. sept in Helsinki, Finland. The project is funded by Norske kvinners sanitetsforening.
We congratulate the winner and are very proud of having her in our group!

PostDoc May Wenche Jøraholmen with the diploma 

 


 

10.03.2017

Visiting PhD student in our group

PhD student Marek Šoltsy from University of Chemistry and Technology Prague is visiting our Group for three months as an Erasmus student. We are very happy to welcome him, hope that he will enjoy staying with us and wish him good luck with the planned experiments!

PhD student Marek Šoltsy

 


17.01.2017

New PhD student in our group

PhD student Margherita Falavigna from Bologna, Italy has joined our Group.  We are very happy to welcome her, hope that she will enjoy working with us and wish her good luck with her PhD project!

PhD student Margherita Falavigna 

 


09.12.2016 

Master and PhD courses in Nanomedicine

This week the Master and PhD courses in nanomedicine have been organized at IFA with participants from both Oslo, Bergen and Tromsø. We thank all those giving lectures during this inspiring week! Below are master and the PhD students together during the traditional cake gathering.

 

 

 

 


22.06.2016

Poster prize !

This is obviously  the week for prizes to our group! Our PhD student Selenia Ternullo got the best poster award at the Skin Forum in London for her poster presentation on the isolated perfused human skin flap model. We congratulate the winner and are very proud of her!

Selenia Ternullo by her winning poster  


 

 


20.06.2016

Research prize !

Our research group Drug Transport and Delivery and our eminent leader Natasa Skalko-Basnet was awarded the Faculty of Health Sciences' Research prize 2016.

We were competing with several excellent candidates so we are very proud to receive this prize!

Group leader Prof. Skalko-Basnet. with the prize  

 

 


19.02.2016

Dr Jøraholmen!

19th of February 2016, Dr. May Wenche Jøraholmen  nicely defended her Thesis entitled  "Surface modification of liposomes increases drug efficacy in local vaginal therapy"

Her project has been financed by the Norwegian Women's Public Health Association (Norske kvinners sanitetsforening, NKS), and we are greatful for their support of and interest in our research!

We all congratulate the new doctor, wish her all the best in the future and hope that we can keep her in our Group a bit longer!

Dr Jøraholmen together with her proud main supervisor Prof. Skalko-Basnet.  

 

 


12.02.2016

We give you Dr. Staven!

12. of February 2016, Dr. Vigdis Staven  defended her Thesis entitled  "Y-site compatibility testing of intravenous drugs and total parental nutrition: Establishment of a test program and study of mixtures relevant for children"

We all congratulate the new doctor and wish her all the best in the future!

Dr Vigdis Staven celebrating with her evaluation committee at her defense party

 

 


18.12.2015                                                  

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Drug Transport and Delivery Research Group wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

 


 

 02.10.2015

New PhD from our group

2nd of October 2015, Dr. Toril Andersen excellently defended her Thesis entitled  "Novel chitosan-containing liposomes as mucoadhesive delivery systems for vaginal administration"

In the photo Dr. Andersen (in the middle) is surrounded by her proud supervisory team.

We all congratulate the new doctor and wish her all the best in the future!

 

Dr Toril Andersen celebrating with her team of supervisors


                                         

13.09.2015                                                 

Award for best oral poster presentation

Our PhD student Sveinung Ingebrigtsen won the Finnish Parmaceutical Society's award for best oral poster presentation during the 6th BBBB in Helsinki. We congratulate the winner and are very proud of him!

PhD student Sveinung Ingebrigtsen


 

21.08.2015                                                 

New PhD student

PhD student Iren Yeeling Wu has joined our Group.  We are happy  to have her in our Group,  hope that she will enjoy working with us and wish her good luck with her PhD project!

 

Iren Yeeling Wu

  

17.4.2015

And another PhD from our Group!

17th of April 2015, Dr. Elenaz Naderkhani excellently defended her Thesis entitled  "Development of biomimetic phospholipid vesicle-based permeation assay (PVPA) as screening tool in drug development"

The picture below is made right after the defense, and the candidate is as you can see very happy :)

We all congratulate the new doctor and wish her all the best in her future career!

 

Dr Elenaz Naderkhani


                                         

 20.3.2015

New PhD from our group

20th of March 2015, Dr André Engesland defended his Thesis entitled  "In vitro permeation models for healthy and compromised skin: The Phospholipid Vesicle-based Permeation Assay (PVPA) for skin Applications"

In the photo Dr. Engesland (to the right) is together with his supervisors and the evaluation comitee.

We all congratulate the new doctor and wish him all the best in his future carrier!


                                         

06.12.2014   

Master and PhD courses in Nanomedicine

This week the master and PhD courses in nanomedicine have been organized at IFA with participants from both Oslo and Tromsø. We thank all those giving lectures during this inspiring week! Below are photos of the master and the PhD students taken during the traditional cake gathering.

 

Master students

PhD students


                                         

01.09.2014                                                 

New associate professor

Dr. Massimiliano Pio Di Cagno has today join our group as Associate Professor.  We are extremely happy  about the new addition to the group and hope that he will enjoy working with us!

Assoc.Prof. Massimiliano Pio Di Cagno

 


 

01.09.2014                                                 

New PhD students

Three new PhD students, Selenia Ternullo, Jostein Grip and Rikard Fjellaksel, have joined our group.  We are happy  to have them all in our group and hope that he will enjoy working with us!

Selenia Ternullo Jostein Grip Rikard Fjellaksel

 

06.08.2014                                                 

Best poster award

Our PhD student May Wenche Jøraholmen got the best poster award for the poster "Mucoadhesive liposomes containing resveratrol for vaginal therapy" at the Liposome Research Days 2014 in Copenhagen. We are so proud and congratulate the winner :)

The winner in front of her poster

 


 

07.03.2014                                                 

Visiting PhD students

Liisi  Rammo from University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia and Marek Petracek from Palacky University, Olomauc, Czech Republic are visiting PhD students in our Group this spring. We welcome them both and are very happy to have them on board.

Liisi Rammo

Marek Petracek


 

19.12.2013                                                  

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Drug Transport and Delivery Research Group wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

 


 

06.12.2013                                                  

National PhD course in Nanomedicine

This week the national PhD course in nanomedicine has taken place at IFA with participants from both Oslo, Bergen and Tromsø. We thank all those giving lectures during this week, especially our guests professor Jyrki Tapio Heinämäki from University of Tartu, Estonia and professors Hanne Hjorth Tønnesen from University of Oslo.

Participating PhD students from Oslo, Bergen and Tromsø

 


 

06.12.2013                                                   

Guest professor

Professor Hanne Hjorth Tønnesen from University of Oslo was visiting us as guest professor in our PhD course on Nanomedicine today.  We are very greatful to her and hope she enjoyed her litle stay in Tromsø!

Professor Tønnesen after her lecture


 

05.12.2013                                                   

Guest professor

Professor Jyrki Tapio Heinämäki from University of Tartu, Estonia has this week been visiting us as guest professor in our PhD course on Nanomedicine. He also gave a seminar for the Department of Pharmacy with the title "Oral nanomedicin". We are very grateful to him and hope to see him in Tromsø again soon!

 Professor Heinämäki after his department seminar


 

11.11.2013                                                    

New photo of the Group

 Drug Transport and Delivery Research Group November 2013




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