Virtual Workshop

Designing Nanoparticles for Targeted Cancer Therapy

Nanoparticles, Targeted therapy, Cancer treatment, Drug delivery, Nanomedicine, Nanotechnology, Cancer targeting, Nanoparticle design, Drug loading, Controlled release, Tumor microenvironment, Ligand-based targeting, Physicochemical targeting, Preclinical evaluation

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Virtual (Google Meet)
Mentor Based
1.5 Hours Per Day


The program on Designing Nanoparticles for Targeted Cancer Therapy is a comprehensive program aimed at providing researchers, scientists, and healthcare professionals with in-depth knowledge and practical skills in the field of nanoparticle-based cancer therapy. This program will explore the latest advancements, strategies, and challenges associated with designing nanoparticles for targeted drug delivery to cancer cells.


The aim of the program “Designing Nanoparticles for Targeted Cancer Therapy” is to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the principles, techniques, and advancements in designing nanoparticles specifically tailored for targeted cancer therapy.

Courses Objectives

  • Explore Nanoparticle Design and Engineering
  • Examine Drug Loading and Release Mechanisms
  • Characterize Nanoparticle Properties
  • Improve the Pharmacokinetics
  • Reduce the Systemic Toxicities of Chemotherapies

Courses Structure

Day 1: Principles and Designing of Targeted drug-delivery systems (TDDS) for Cancer Therapy
● Overview of nanoparticles and their applications in cancer treatment
● Role of targeted therapy in cancer treatment
● Principles of TDDS design for targeted drug delivery
● Rationale behind design and application of TDDS
● Selection of suitable materials for TDDS
● Surface modifications and functionalization for target-specific interactions

Day 2: Physicochemical characterization, Biocompatibility and Applications of TDDS for Cancer Therapy

● Physicochemical characterization of TDDS
● Efficient drug loading, drug encapsulation and controlled release
● Stability and self-life of drug molecules
● In vitro and in vivo toxicity evaluation of TDDS and drug molecules, undesirable side effects
● Release kinetics and ADME
● Animal model and clinical studies

Day 3: TDDS in the Market, Various Stages of Clinical Translation and Regulatory Aspects

● FDA and the EMA approved TDDS for cancer therapy
● Mechanism of Actions
● Case Studies
● Challenges for TTDS
● Regulatory Pathways

Q&A session and open discussion

Participant’s Eligibility

Graduates, Post Graduates, Research Scholars, Academicians, Industry Professionals of Cancer Biology, Nanomedicine, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Important Dates

Registration Ends

Indian Standard Timing 02:00 PM

Courses Dates

2023-08-09 to 2023-08-11
Indian Standard Timing 03:00 PM

Courses Outcomes

  • Enhanced understanding of cancer biology, including the hallmarks of cancer and oncogenic signaling pathways.
  • Familiarity with different cancer treatment modalities, such as chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, and targeted therapy.
  • Knowledge of the applications of nanotechnology in cancer therapy, particularly the advantages of nanoparticles in drug delivery, imaging, and theranostics.
  • Awareness of drug resistance mechanisms in cancer and exploration of strategies to overcome or mitigate resistance through nanoparticle-based therapies.
  • Understanding of tumor targeting strategies, including active targeting using ligands or antibodies, passive targeting via the enhanced permeability and retention (EPR) effect, and physicochemical targeting based on tumor-specific characteristics.
  • Familiarity with nanoparticle synthesis techniques and formulation strategies to engineer nanoparticles with desired properties for cancer therapy.
  • Insight into the challenges associated with drug delivery in cancer therapy and the potential of nanoparticle-based systems to enhance drug delivery to tumor sites.
  • Knowledge of the clinical translation process, including regulatory considerations, clinical trial design, and ethical aspects involved in bringing nanoparticle-based therapies to patients.

Fee Structure


INR. 1199
USD. 40

Ph.D. Scholar / Researcher

INR. 1499
USD. 45

Academician / Faculty

INR. 1999
USD. 50

Industry Professional

INR. 2499
USD. 75





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