Prof. Josef JampilekFaculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava (Slovakia)
Institute of Neuroimmunology, Slovak Academy of Sciences
Regional Centre of Advanced Technologies and Materials, Palacky University in Olomouc (Czech Republic)
Speech Title: Application of Carbon-Based Nanomaterials as Drug Delivery Systems
Biography: Josef Jampilek completed his Ph.D. degree in Medicinal Chemistry at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the Charles University (Czech Republic) in 2004. In 2004-2011, he worked in expert and managerial posts in the R&D Division of the pharmaceutical company Zentiva (Czech Republic). Prof. Jampilek deepened his professional knowledge at the Medicinal Chemistry Institute of the Heidelberg University (Germany) and at multiple specialized courses. In 2017, he was designated as a Full Professor of Medicinal Chemistry. At present he works at the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava (Slovakia), the Institute of Neuroimmunology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences and the Regional Centre of Advanced Technologies and Materials, Palacky University in Olomouc (Czech Republic). In addition, he is a visiting professor at the University of Silesia in Katowice (Poland) and Hong Kong Baptist University (Hong Kong SAR, China) and an invited professor/expert at various higher educational institutions. He is an author/co-author of more than 30 patents/patent applications, more than 220 peer-reviewed scientific publications, 7 university textbooks, more than 35 chapters in monographs, and many invited lectures at international conferences and workshops. He also received several awards for his scientific results, e.g., from Aventis, Elsevier, Willey, Sanofi and FDA. The research interests of Prof. Jampilek include design, synthesis, and structure-activity relationships of heterocyclic compounds as anti-invasive and anti-inflammatory agents as well as drug delivery nanosystems. He is also interested in ADME, drug bioavailability and solid-state pharmaceutical analysis.
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