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DDTR Author Satisfaction Survey In addition to providing a forum for publishing high-quality translational drug delivery science and technology, we also aim for authors’ complete satisfaction with their publishing experience in DDTR. Springer, the publisher of DDTR, carried out a survey from…
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The annual CRS Nordic Local Chapter event of 2017 was a one-day symposium on “Drug Transporters,” which was organized backto-back with the symposium “30-years of Drug Delivery Research – In Honour of Professor Arto Urtti’s 60th Birthday.” The Nordic Chapter event gathered 60 participants and took…
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It is still a pending issue for many “smart” nanocarriers endowed with a controlled and site-specific drug release mechanism to overcome the therapeutic efficacy and minimize therapy-associated side effects obtained by their older brothers, the golden benchmarked nonsensitive formulations.…
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Introduction Non-ionic surfactant vesicles (NISV), or “niosomes,” are synthetic bilayer vesicles typically formed by the self-assembly of non-ionic surfactants, cholesterol, and the addition of a charged species. NISV exhibit more advantages over liposomes, in terms of cost and stability, and…
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We are constantly inundated with offers for internet seminars, discussion groups, and short meetings on interesting topics. These are pitched as convenient since you can access them often at any time, even post event, on any device with no flight delays, hotel costs, or loss of several days for…
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Arto Urtti is a professor of biopharmaceutics at the University of Helsinki and University of Eastern Finland. At the University of Helsinki he has headed the Centre for Drug Research within the Faculty of Pharmacy. He has also been the editor-in-chief of the European Journal of Pharmaceutical…