Workshop „From Nanotoxicology to Nanomedicine“


7th September 2018, 9:00-18:00
Nordic Hotel Forum (Viru väljak 3) Tallinn, Estonia




09:00-9:30 Welcoming coffee

09:30-9:50 Anne Kahru Opening of the workshop
9:50-10:25 Olesja Bondarenko “From nanotoxicology to nanomedicine”
10:30-11:05 Tambet Teesalu “Preclinical development of anticancer precision-guided nanoparticles”
11:10-11:45 Mathieu Vinken “Liver-based in vitro models for toxicity testing”

11:50-12:50 Lunch

12:50-13:25 Ian Cotgreave “Safety assessment of drug candidates in preclinical phase”
13:30-14:05 Karin Kogermann “Antimicrobial nanofibres for advanced wound care”
14:10-14:45 Maxim Abakumov “Magnetic nanoparticles in cancer therapy and diagnostic”

14:50-15:00 Coffee

15:10-15:45 Margus Pooga “From cell-penetrating peptides to nanoparticles for nucleic acid delivery”
15:50-16:25 Hélder Santos “Nanoparticles for imaging and therapy”

16:30-16:50 Coffee

16:50-17:50 Round Table: “Challenges and opportunities for the young researchers in modern science”

17:50 Ending of the seminar
18:00 Dinner in the venue

19:00-20:00 Excursion in Tallinn old town


Registration and fees:

For registration please send an e-mail to before 26 th August 2018. Workshop is free of charge for doctoral and master students and their supervisors and 50 € for all others. Registration fee includes coffee breaks, lunch, dinner and excursion. The number of participants is limited and registration will be handled on a “first come, first served” basis.


Organising committee:

Workshop is organised by the members of Graduate school in Clinical medicine and the Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology at National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics:

  • Anna-Liisa Kubo, National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics, Tallinn, Estonia
  • Olesja Bondarenko, National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics, Tallinn, Estonia
  • Pirjo Spuul, Tallinn University of Technology and Graduate School in Clinical medicine


Should you have any question regarding registration, please contact For all other questions, please contact; mobile +372 53415668



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