BİOMATBIOMATERIALS AND TISSUE ENGINEERING RESEARCH LABORATORY


BIO 580 - Controlled Release Systems and Drug Targeting

 

Credits:  (3-0) 3
Prerequisite:  Consent of the Instructor

 

Goals:

 

Overview of the approaches to bioactive agent administration and systems used in the targeting and delivery of biologically active materials and their fate in the body. Carriers such as liposomes, colloidal carriers, membranes, and biodegradable systems are to be covered. Approaches to genetic material delivery relevant with gene therapy and various anticancer, pain relief, and antibiotic administration are discussed using current literature.