apt. Nuri Ari Efiana, MSc


Research Topics in General  : Drug delivery, Nanocarrier Design

Current Research interest : Oral drug delivery, Development of nanocarrier drug delivery, Peptide drug delivery

Representative Publications :

1. Mucus permeating self-emulsifying drug delivery systems (SEDDS): About the impact of mucolytic enzymes. Efiana NA, Phan TNQ, Wicaksono AJ, Bernkop-Schnürch A. Colloids Surf B    Biointerfaces. 2018 Jan 1;161:228-235. doi:
10.1016/j.colsurfb.2017.10.032. Epub 2017 Oct 23. PMID: 29080507

2. Improved Intestinal Mucus Permeation of Vancomycin via Incorporation to Nanocarrier Containing Papain-Palmitate. Efiana NA, Dizdarevic A, Huck CW, Bernkop-Schnürch A. J Pharm Sci. 2019 Oct;108(10):3329-3339. doi: 0.1016/j.xphs.2019.05.020. Epub 2019 May 25. PMID: 31136766

3. Improved mucoadhesive properties of self-nanoemulsifying drug delivery systems (SNEDDS) by introducing acyl chitosan. Efiana NA, Mahmood A, Lam HT, Zupancic O, Leonaviciute G, Bernkop-Schnürch A. Int J Pharm. 2017 Mar 15;519(1-2):206-212. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2017.01.012. Epub 2017 Jan 8. PMID: 28077295

4. Cell-penetrating self-nanoemulsifying drug delivery systems (SNEDDS) for oral gene delivery. Mahmood A, Prüfert F, Efiana NA, Ashraf MI, Hermann M, Hussain S, Bernkop-Schnürch A. Expert Opin Drug Deliv. 2016 Nov;13(11):1503-1512. doi: 10.1080/17425247.2016.1213236. Epub 2016 Aug 4. PMID: 27458781

5. Trypsin decorated self-emulsifying drug delivery systems (SEDDS): Key to enhanced mucus permeation. Shahzadi I, Dizdarevic A, Efiana NA, Matuszczak B, Bernkop-Schnürch A. J Colloid Interface Sci. 2018 Dec 1;531:253-260. doi:
10.1016/j.jcis.2018.07.057. Epub 2018 Jul 17. PMID: 30036849

6. Oral self-emulsifying delivery systems for systemic administration of therapeutic proteins: science fiction?Phan TNQ, Le-Vinh B, Efiana NA, Bernkop-Schnürch A. J Drug Target. 2019 Nov;27(9):1017-1024. doi: 10.1080/1061186X.2019.1584200. Epub 2019 Jul 17. PMID: 30776924

7. Imine bond formation: A novel concept to incorporate peptide drugs in self-emulsifying drug delivery systems (SEDDS). Dizdarevic A, Efiana NA, Phan TNQ, Matuszczak B, Bernkop-Schnürch A. Eur J Pharm Biopharm. 2019 Sep;142:92-100. doi: 10.1016/j.ejpb.2019.06.002. Epub 2019 Jun 6. PMID: 31176724