Doctoral Programme in Drug Research

Organization profile

Organisation Profile

The aim of DPDR is to educate experts that have a wide view of drugs and toxicology. DPDR is a multidisciplinary doctoral programme and research in DPDR covers the life cycle of medicines and toxicology. More specifically, groups in DPDR study diverse areas in drug research, such as drug design and synthesis, bioactivity screening, pharmaceutical microbiology, drug formulation, nanomedicine, industrial manufacturing, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, analytics, drug interactions, pharmacogenetics, pharmacology and clinical pharmacology, clinic al drug research, pharmacoepidemiology, clinical pharmacy, pharmacoeconomics, toxicology and clinical toxicology and veterinary drug research.

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Projects 2016 2022

Publications 1999 2019

Acceptability of flavoured pharmaceutically non-active minitablets in pet cats tested with a rapid 3-portal acceptance test with and without food

Savolainen, S. M., Hautala, J. K., Junnila, J., Airaksinen, S., Juppo, A. M., Raekallio, M. R. & Vainio, O., 2019, (Submitted) In : Veterinary Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Automatic methodologies to perform loading and release assays of anticancer drugs from mesoporous silicon nanoparticles

Pereira, S., Passos, M., Correia, A., Mäkilä, E., Salonen, J., Araujo, A., Almeida Santos, H. & Saraiva, M. L., 1 May 2019, In : Talanta. 196, p. 277-283 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Cellular Internalization-Induced Aggregation of Porous Silicon Nanoparticles for Ultrasound Imaging and Protein-Mediated Protection of Stem Cells

Qi, S., Zhang, P., Ma, M., Yao, M., Wu, J., Mäkilä, E., Salonen, J., Ruskoaho, H. J., Xu, Y., Almeida Santos, H. & Zhang, H., 4 Jan 2019, In : Small. p. 1804332 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Eläinlääkkeiden farmakologiaa

Vainio, O., 2019, Lääketieteellinen farmakologia ja toksikologia. Duodecim, p. 1211-1221

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Electrospun Fibrous Architectures for Drug Delivery, Tissue Engineering and Cancer Therapy

Ding, Y., Li, W., Zhang, F., Liu, Z., Zanjanizadeh Ezazi, N., Liu, D. & Almeida Santos, H., 10 Jan 2019, In : Advanced Functional Materials. 29, 2, p. 1802852 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

Activities 2012 2019

Computational analyses of small molecules activity from phenotypic screens

Tero Aittokallio (Supervisor)
8 Jan 2019

Activity: Examination typesPre-examiner of doctoral thesis

Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (Journal)

Tero Ahola (Member of editorial board)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of research journal

The Paulo Foundation (External organisation)

Sanna Lehtonen (Board member)
2019 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

Security questions related to operations: Risk factors and controlling them

Jari Tapani Yli-Kauhaluoma (Speaker)
22 Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Riga Stradins Univ, Riga Stradins University

Anne Juppo (Visiting lecturer)
7 Jan 201911 Jan 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution