Analysis of the controlled drug release (CDR) from biopolymer nanoparticles during the initial burst using a novel modeling method

Cristiana de Azevedo

Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Cristiana de Azevedo has completed her MSc from the Faculty of Engineering, University do Porto, Portugal. She currently accomplishes her PhD at the University Nova de Lisboa (Portugal) and is a visiting researcher at Newcastle University (UK). Cristiana is the co-founder of HybPAT, a company that provides software for a more efficient implementation of the PAT initiative in biopharma.


In the initial stage of the controlled release of a drug from a nanoparticle into a medium a phenomenon referred to as burst can occur. During burst a large amount of drug is released over a small period of time. Apart from... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Cristiana de Azevedo (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
  2. Moritz Von Stosch (University of Newcastle)
  3. Rui Oliveira (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)

Topic Area

Biological & medical nanodevices and biosensors


OS1-101 » Biological & medical nanodevices and biosensors (16:00 - Wednesday, 28th September, Tower 24 - Room 101)

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