Understanding the technical & regulatory perspectives for better translation
A 2-day workshop with a blend of classroom learning, expert panels and hands-on training on the latest advances in nanomedicine and its formulation

Vacancies for hands-on training fully taken. We are now opening up lectures ONLY slots. Register now to secure your place!


Thursday, 12 October and Friday, 13 October 2017


Seminar Rooms A – D

National University of Singapore

Department of Pharmacy

Block S4A, Level 3

18 Science Drive 4

Singapore 117543

Why Attend?

  • Learn the latest research advances of these products in diagnosis and therapy
  • Better understand the nomenclature of this type of products
  • Gain insight on the safety and regulatory requirements of these products
  • Discuss the processing and analytical techniques to manufacture and monitor these products

Who Should Participate?

  • Analytical Chemists
  • QA/QC Analysts
  • R&D Scientists, Managers
  • Manufacturing Scientists, Managers
  • Regulatory Affairs Specialists
  • Commercial Team
  • Contract Research Organizations
  • Contract Manufacturing Organizations


Dr. Rachel Ee, Associate Professor, NUS Pharmacy, Singapore
Dr. Matthias Wacker, Head, Pharmaceutical Technology and Nanosciences, Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology (IME), Frankfurt, Germany
Dr. Desmond Heng, Scientist, Institute of Chemical & Engineering Sciences (ICES), A*STAR, Singapore
Dr. Gigi Chiu, Associate Professor, NUS Pharmacy, Singapore
Dr. Ann-Marie Chacko, Assistant Professor, Cancer & Stem Cell Biology Programme, Head, Laboratory for Translational and Molecular Imaging (LTMI), Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
Dr. Giorgia Pastorin, Associate Professor, Deputy Head (Research), NUS Pharmacy, Singapore
Dr. Wong Tin Wui, Associate Professor, Director, Non-Destructive Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Research Center, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Faculty of Pharmacy, Malaysia
Dr. Edward Kai-Hua Chow, Assistant Professor, Cancer Science Institute, NUS Pharmacology, Singapore
Dr. Seah Ling Kuan, Project Leader, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany


Day 1, Thursday, 12 Oct 2017

0830 – 0845              Registration
0845 – 0900              “Nanomedicine: A Short Introduction & Learning Objectives” Assoc. Prof. Rachel Ee
0900 – 0940              “Liposomes: from Theory to Drug Delivery Applications” Assoc. Prof. Gigi Chiu
0940 – 1020              “Nanovesicles for Natural Product Delivery” Assoc. Prof. Giorgia Pastorin
1020 – 1030              Q&A
1030 – 1100              Tea Break
1100 – 1140              “Nanodiamonds: from Drug Delivery to Imaging” Asst. Prof. Edward Kai-Hua Chow
1140 – 1220              “Safety & Regulatory Aspects of Nanomedicines” Dr. Matthias Wacker
1220 – 1230              Q&A

1230 – 1240              Photo-taking
1240 – 1340              Lunch
1340 – 1350              Safety Briefing
1350 – 1520             “Nanomedicine Assembly and Characterization Methods” Practical Session Part 1
1520 – 1540              Tea Break
1540 – 1710             “Nanomedicine Assembly and Characterization Methods” Practical Session Part 2
1710 – 1740              Debrief
1800 – 2030              Networking Dinner

Day 2, Friday, 13 Oct 2017

0845 – 0900               Registration

0900 – 0940              “Innovations in Nanoprocessing Technology and Skin Permeation Enhancement Technique for                                                                           Nanotherapeutics” Prof. Wong Tin Wui
0940 – 1020              “Nanospray Drying for Drug Delivery Applications” Dr. Desmond Heng
1020 – 1030              Q&A
1030 – 1100              Tea Break
1100 – 1140              “Nanofabrication of Supramolecular Fusion Proteins” Dr. Seah Ling Kuan
1140 – 1220              “Radiolabelling Strategies for In Vivo Tracking of Nanomedicines” Asst. Prof. Ann-Marie Chacko
1220 – 1230              Q&A
1230 – 1330              Lunch

1330 – 1340              Safety Briefing
1340 – 1510              “Nanomedicine Assembly and Characterization Methods” Practical Session Part 3
1510 – 1530              Tea Break
1530 – 1700              “Nanomedicine Assembly and Characterization Methods” Practical Session Part 4
1700 – 1730              Feedback & End

Workshop Fees (for lectures ONLY)

*no more vacancies for hands-on training

Regular Fee Per Participant

SGD $450 + 7% GST
(Total SGD $481.50)

Tertiary Institution Discount

SGD $225 + 7% GST

(Total SGD $240.75)

(Applicable to all staff and students)

Registration fee includes course materials, tea break, lunch & networking dinner

Cancellation and Substitution Policy Cancellation must be received on or before September 25, 2017. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received after this date. There is a SGD $100 processing fee on all cancellations. You may send a substitute registrant from the same organization. Substitutions must be submitted via email. To cancel or substitute your registration, contact


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This is a Singapore Pharmacy Council CPE recognized event.

For enquiries, please contact Ms. Cui Yan Ting (

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