Introduction

Mission

The mission of the Division of Drug Delivery Technology is to provide new strategies for the delivery of biologically active compounds at the right dose, at the right time and at the right place. In order to achieve this, novel drug delivery systems are designed and the interactions of these delivery systems with biological systems are investigated at the (sub) cellular, tissue and organism level, both in vitro and in vivo. Currently the division focuses on three major research themes:

  • Transdermal and dermal drug delivery
  • Nasal and (epi) dermal vaccine delivery
  • Unwanted immunogenicity of therapeutic proteins

Highlights

Professor Joke Bouwstra elected as KNAW member
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Professor Joke Bouwstra has been elected as member of the Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen (KNAW, The Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences). This is a very prestigious recognition and a great honor for Joke. You can find the announcement by the KNAW below (short version) and as an attachment.

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Koen van der Maaden wins two poster awards

At the third International Conference on Microneedles,at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in Baltimore, 19-21 May 2014, Drs. Koen van der Maaden received an award for each of the two posters that he presented about work performed during his PhD project at DDT/LACDR.

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Mogbekeloluwa Eweje won the poster presentation
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Mogbekeloluwa Eweje won the poster presentation prize during the 2013 LACDR Spring Symposium held on the 23rd of May 2013. 

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