She provides working mentorship to pharmacy, industrial pharmacy and cosmetology students conducting diploma work research, while also being actively involved in research projects in conection with the industry.
Her research interests encompass development and evaluation of new lipid based drug delivery systems, focusing on microemulsions, self(micro)emulsifying systems and their tranformation to solid dosage forms as well as their evaluation, using methods such as in vitro lipolysis. Furthermore, she also investigates the use of novel polymers for drug delivery in dosage forms, such as orodispersible and transdermal films.
Assist. Katarina Bolko graduated from Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana in 2010 under the mentorship of Prof. Dr. Mirjana Gašperlin and started her Ph.D. study in pharmacy shortly after. She participates as an assistant at the subject Pharmaceutical Technology I at uniform master's study programme Pharmacy and at the subject Cosmetic products II at university study programme Cosmetology.