ISOPS 2024

Plenary Speakers

Prof. Martin C. MICHEL

Treatment of Diabetic Nephropathy with SGLT2 Ihibitors: Does Sex Matter?


Recent Developments in Enantioselective Bioanalysis of Chiral Drugs”

Prof. Marie-Luce VIGNAIS

Mitochondria Transfer From Mesenchymal Stem Cells Confers Chemoresistance to Glioblastoma Stem Cells Through Metabolic Rewiring

Dr. Claudio de LUCIA

Adrenergic Signaling in Cardiovascular Aging

Assoc. Prof. Hussain ALI

“Quality by Design (QbD) Based Fabrication of Ligand Adsorbed Polymeric Nanocarriers for Targeting Colon Inflammation

Prof. Josef CVACKA

Localizing Double and Triple Bonds in Lipid Molecules by Mass Spectrometry


Topical Drug Delivery Systems for Antimicrobial Peptides: Advantages and Challenges

Prof. Salman KHAN

Targeting Neuropathic Pain: Exploring Promising Drug Candidates and Their Mechanisms

Prof. Verena M. DIRSCH

Nuclear Receptors as Targets for Natural Product (Analogs)

Assoc. Prof. Marco Lucio LOLLI

Human Dihydroorotate Dehydrogenase (hDHODH) as Drug Target: Who is Going to Win the hDHODH Gold Rush?

Prof. Simone CARRADORI

Selective Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors As New Antibacterial Agents  With Anti-Helicobacter Pylori Activity

Prof. Carsten EHRHARDT

Membrane Transporter Involvement in the Absorption of Inhaled Drugs

Prof. Felix Carvalho

Biodistribution and Intestinal Inflammatory Response in Mice Following Voluntary Oral Ingestion of Silver Nanoparticles

Prof. Gustavo Rivas

Biofunctionalized carbon nanostructures: new building blocks for the development of electrochemical sensors

Prof. Ivan KOSALEC

Microbiological contamination of medicinal cannabis (Cannabis sativa_ flowering tops) – current status

Prof. Biljana Antonijevic

Our contribution to the risk assessment of chemical mixtures

Prof. Thomas Dittmar

The impact of cell fusion on genomic instability in cancer

Prof. Arben Merkoçi

“Nanobiosensors platforms for diagnostics applications: from optical to electrical devices”

Prof. Christoph Hiemke

How to find valid therapeutic reference ranges for psychotropic drugs?

Assoc. Prof. Markus Ganzera

Out of the analysts’ tool box – uncommon approaches for natural products analysis

Prof. Lilian M. Azzopardi

Clinical Pharmacy Education and Practice in Europe and Malta

Prof. Francesco EPIFANO

Auraptene: From Its Discovery to Clinical Trials

Prof. Martin VOGEL

Coupling electrochemistry and mass spectrometry – a versatile method for the investigation of metabolic pathways of drug substances”

Prof. Giovanna MARAZZA

“Smart biosensors in health monitoring: tips, tricks, and tools.

Prof. Antonio ZAZA

A new mechanism for estrogen-induced facilitation of arrhythmias in the Long QT syndrome

Prof. Abdullah OLGUN

Evidence based anti-aging phytotherapy

Prof. Andrew Westwell

Drug design and discovery against advanced cancers of unmet medical need – the role of medicinal chemistry

Prof. Christa Müller

Medicinal Chemistry of Purinergic Signaling: Targets and Drugs for Cancer Immunotherapy

Prof. Agostinho Almeida

Trace elements – do they have a role in the claimed therapeutic effect of medicinal plants?

Prof. Banu Sancak


Prof. Benay CAN EKE

Metal levels in the urine of electronic cigarette and IQOS smokers

Prof. Raid G. ALANY

“Drug Delivery Strategies to Combat Age-Related Sight Loss”

Prof. Nelson G. M. GOMES

Might Plants from Western Africa and Southeast Asia be the HiddenGems for Anti-inflammatory Therapies? An 8-Year Research Journey from Traditional Use Validation to Discovery of New Preclinical Candidates”