The best two oral communications, from 26 candidates, have been selected by a committee formed by Professors Caitriona O’Driscoll (University College Cork, Ireland), Carmen Alvarez (University of Santiago de Compostela) and David Brayden (University College Dublin, Ireland). The selected communications were:
- Safer and more predictable therapies in cell encapsulation, by Ainhoa Gonzalez-Pujana, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of the Basque Country, Vitoria, Spain
- Biodistribution of polymeric nanocapsules: engineering particles for lymph node targeting, by Ana Sara Cordeiro, Center for Research in Molecular Medicine and Chronic Diseases, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
The award consisted on travel grants allowing the participation of the students at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Controlled Release Society, that will take place in Boston on July 16-19.