MEDDS 2016

Modelling and experiments in drug delivery systems

Scientific Program

June 20th

9:00-10:00 Reception
10:00-11:00 Abdul Barakat (Ecole Polytechnique, France)
Optimizing the Performance of Drug-Eluting Stents: Simulations and Experiments
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-12:00 Rui Travasso (CFisUC)
Mechanics of Sprouting Angiogenesis in Tumors
12:00-12:30 Olesia Dudik (University of Porto)
Investigation of biocompatible drug delivery system based on composite materials from silica and biopolymer
14:30-15:30 Paula de Oliveira (CMUC/University of Coimbra)
Barriers and Challenges in Ocular Drug Delivery
15:30-16:00 Kristinn Gudnason (University of Iceland)
Modelling drug delivery in ophthalmic systems with multi-layer framework
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-17:00 Adérito Araújo (CMUC/University of Coimbra)
Modeling electromagnetic wave’s propagation in medical imaging of the human retina
17:00-17:30 Luís Pinto (CMUC/University of Coimbra)
A Coupled Wave-Diffusion Model for Enhanced Drug Delivery
17:30-18:00 Andreia Pimenta (Instituto Superior Técnico/University of Lisbon)
Development of a diffusion-based mathematical model to design multi-layered hydrogels for ophthalmic drug delivery

June 21st

9:30-10:30 Mario Grassi (University of Trieste)
Mathematical Models and Experimental Data in Drug Delivery
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:30 Tuoi Vo (MACSI/University of Limerick)
The mathematical modelling of affinity-based drug delivery systems
11:30-12:00 Kristian Jensen (Technical University of Denmark)
Geometric Optimization of Microcontainers for Oral Drug Delivery
12:00-12:30 David King (University Of Glasgow)
Assessing the potential of mathematical modelling in designing drug-releasing orthopaedic implants
14:30-15:30 Adélia Sequeira (Instituto Superior Técnico/University of Lisbon)
Modelling and simulations of cardiovascular flows. Application to an image-based patient-specific clinical study
15:30-16:00 Diana Oliveira (Instituto Superior Técnico/University of Lisbon)
Numerical Simulation of Dilatation Patterns of the Ascending Aorta in Aortopathies
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-17:00 Ana João (Instituto Superior Técnico/University of Lisbon)
Robust and effective medical image filtering, with automatic parameter choice
17:00-17:30 Ana Topete (Instituto Superior Técnico/University of Lisbon)
Moxifloxacin loaded intraocular lenses for cataract surgery

June 22nd

9:30-10:30 Sean McGinty (University of Glasgow)
Experimenting with Models and Modelling Experiments of Drug Delivery
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:30 Jahed Naghipoor (University of Weimar)
A numerical study on the drug release from a PLGA based drug eluting stent
11:30-12:00 João Branco (CMUC/Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra)
New insights in chemotherapy protocols for brain tumours through mathematical modelling
12:00-12:30 Gonçalo Pena (CMUC/University of Coimbra)
Modelling and numerical simulation of a iontophoresis device
12:30-13:00 Closing session