Cathepsin inhibitors nitroxoline and its derivatives inhibit SARS-CoV-2 infection

The members of Departments of Pharmaceutical biology and Pharmaceutical chemistry in collaboration with colleges from ICGEB in Triest published the paper in Antiviral Research (IF = 10.103) entitled »Cathepsin inhibitors nitroxoline and its derivatives inhibit SARS-CoV-2 infection«.

03. July 2023

In-depth study on nanofibers with new probiotics published in the prestigious Journal of Controlled Release

Researchers from the Departments of Pharmaceutical Technology and Clinical Biochemistry at Faculty of Pharmacy, in cooperation with partners from the Jožef Stefan Institute, published an article entitled " Nanofibers with genotyped Bacillus strains exhibiting antibacterial and immunomodulatory activity " in Journal of Controlled Release (IF = 11,467), a prestigious journal from the area of pharmacetuical technology.

17. February 2023

Scientific publication by researchers from the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana (UL FFA) in the prestigious journal in the field of interdisciplinary pharmaceutical sciences, Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica B

Damijan Knez, Anže Meden and Stanislav Gobec from the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry (UL FFA) published in collaboration with members of the Department of Pharmaceutical Biology (Anja Pišlar, Janko Kos), the Department of Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics (Simon Žakelj), and international partners from Spain, France, Italy and Poland published a scientific paper entitled »8-Hydroxyquinolylnitrones as multifunctional ligands for the therapy of neurodegenerative diseases« in the prestigious journal in the field of interdisciplinary pharmaceutical sciences Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica (IF = 14.903).

02. February 2023

New international award for innovative treatment of canine cognitive dysfunction

Assist. Urban Košak, PhD., and his team (assist. prof. Damijan Knez, PhD; assoc. prof. Simon Žakelj, PhD; assist. prof. Jurij Trontelj, PhD; assoc. prof. Ilija German Ilić, PhD; prof. Odon Planinšek, PhD and prof. Stanislav Gobec, PhD) won the Award for the Most Innovative Animal Health Project at the prestigious @Biofit Event. ​

25. January 2023

Symposium in honor of Professor Julijana Kristl and Stanko Srčič

Faculty of Pharmacy hosted a symposium in honor of Professor Julijana Kristl and Stanko Srčič upon their retirement on Wednesday, September 14, 2022. Internationally established professors of pharmaceutical technology and nanotechnology were honored by lectures of their doctoral students and presence of numerous colleagues from the faculty, the domestic pharmaceutical community and abroad.

20. September 2022

Novel cathepsin-X inhibitors and their ability to improve cathepsin B-directed antitumor therapy

Colleges for Department of pharmaceutical biology and Department of pharmaceutical chemistry together with colleges from Jožef Stefan Institute published the paper in journal Cellular and Molecular Life Science (IF = 9.261) entitled “Evaluation of novel cathepsin-X inhibitors in vitro and in vivo and their ability to improve cathepsin-B-directed antitumor therapy”. More...

10. January 2022

EATRIS-Plus Workshop: Theory and Practice of Industry and Academy Collaboration

On 27-28 September 2021, the H2020 project EATRIS-Plus hosted an international two-day workshop "Theory and Practice of Industry-Academia Collaboration", co-organized by UL FFA, Biocat (Barcelona, Spain) and EATRIS (Amsterdam, The Netherlands). The workshop brought together 40 academics, postdoctoral researchers, knowledge transfer office staff and representatives of biotechnology companies.

05. October 2021

This year's BioCamp on the impact of data and artificial intelligence on the pharmaceutical industry

Head of Strategic Programs at Novartis Slovenia. BioCamp will also host the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Ljubljana, Prof. Dr. Irena Mlinarič-Raščan, who will participate in the commission for evaluating the best team tasks of the participants. “Cooperation with the pharmaceutical industry is the foundation of the successful development of the Faculty of Pharmacy and thus the formation of an innovative environment for study and research.

28. September 2021


On Thursday, 2 July 2020, at 6 pm, the Museum of Architecture and Design (MAO) Ljubljana opened the Exhibition of competition solutions for the UL Faculty of Pharmacy and the UL Faculty of Mechanical Engineering. The exhibition will be on view until 15 July 2020, from Tuesday to Sunday between 10 am and 6 pm, at the Museum of Architecture and Design, Fužine Castle, Rusjanov trg 7, Ljubljana.

06. July 2020