The 2nd COLOTAN Symposium “Drug Disposition in the Colon” will be held on 20th January 2022 

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09:30am – 09:45am

Welcoming note by the Host and Project Coordinator

 Christos Reppas & Guy Van den Mooter
Biography Guy Van den Mooter & Biography Christos Reppas

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09:45am – 10:30am

The microbiome and stress-related psychiatric disorders: A prescription for therapeutic targeting of the gut-brain axis

Dr. Gerard Clarke
Biography & Abstract

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10:30am – 11:15am

The human gut microbiome and its influence on drug efficacy

Prof. Dennis Sandris Nielsen
Biography & Abstract

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11:15am – 11:45am

Coffee Break

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11:45am – 12:30am

Delivery of short chain fatty acids into the human colon to evaluate their impact on the host

Prof. Kristin Verbeke
Biography & Abstract

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12:30 – 13:15

Microbiome contributions to drug metabolism

Prof. Andrew Goodman
Biography & Abstract

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13:15 – 14:15

Lunch

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14:15 –15:00

Drug delivery to the colon: Some considerations from an imaging perspective

Prof. Werner Weitschies
Biography & Abstract

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15:00 – 15:45

Optimized fecal material for simulating bacterial drug degradation in the lower intestine

Prof. Maria Vertzoni
Biography & Abstract

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15:45 – 16:15

Coffee Break

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16:15 – 17:00

Physiological properties, composition and structural profiling of gastrointestinal mucus in preclinical species

Prof. Christel Bergström
Biography & Abstract

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17:00 – 17:45

Colonic drug permeability in humans and predictive preclinical models: implications for drug development

Dr. David Dahlgren
Biography & Abstract

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17:45 – 18:00

Closing Session