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Colin Melia

Hon. Associate Professor, Faculty of Science


Research Summary

My research group 'Formulation Insights' undertake research in applied pharmaceutics and formulation science. It specialises in :

  • Extended release systems - hydrophilic matrices, pellets and bioadhesive liquids
  • Drug release mechanisms - the internal processes underlying dosage form performance
  • Imaging of dosage form behaviour - confocal laser scanning microscopy, optical, MRI
  • Food materials in pharmaceutical applications, particularly polysaccharides and gelatins,

School of Pharmacy

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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