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Since the advent of nanotechnology, there has been a tremendous growth in this field of nano-bio-technology. Many products introduced into the market are based on nano-bio-technology and are useful to environment monitoring, rapid diagnostics, diseases monitoring, diseases management, and personalized health care. The ultimate aim of this approach is to make a better and healthier tomorrow for everybody. NanoMedicine 2018 will cover the most recent international developments in the field of Nanobiotechnology and Nanomedicine. Participants will get a complete overview on the state of the art in these fields and on the research carried out and the latest results. Recent advances, difficulties and breakthroughs as well as emerging and future trends of the converging fields of Nanotechnology, Biotechnology and Medicine will be discussed. The event offers to the participants from both science and industry the opportunity to discuss new cooperation projects.

 

The NanoMedicine 2018 will cover the following themes:

 

Bionanomaterials synthesis and characterization

  • Bio-nanofabrication
  • Nanostructured Materials
  • Nanoassemblies / Surfaces
  • Bio-Inspired nanomaterials
  • Bio-nano measurement and microscopy
  • Nanobioanalysis in vitro
  • Nanotoxicology
  • Nanotechnology safety

 

Nanomaterials for Medicine

  • Body Implants and Prosthesis
  • Stem Cell Regeneration
  • Tissue Engineering and Organ Transplantation
  • Nanosurfaces and Interactions
  • 3D Printing

 

Nanotechnology in Therapy

  • Nano-Carriers for Drug Delivery and Drug Targeting
  • Nanomaterials for Drug and Gene Delivery
  • DNA nanotechnology
  • siRNA Therapeutics and Nanovectors
  • Nanotechnology for Vaccines
  • Photon based Methods in Nanomedicine
  • Theranostic Nanotechnologies and Biomarkers

 

Nanotechnology in Medical Diagnostics

  • Smart Materials for Diagnosis
  • Biomarkers and Nanoparticles
  • Biosensors, Diagnostics and Imaging
  • Molecular Imaging and Biophotonics
  • Integrated Systems / Sensors
  • Nanodevices/ Nanoarrays
  • Nanomaterial Characterization and Optical Tools
  • Point of Care Diagnostics 

 

Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology

  • Novel Drug Delivery Systems
  • Nanorobotics
  • Functional Nanofibers
  • Nanopore Sequencing
  • Nanotechnology based Needle Arrays
  • Nanomaterials Toxicity and Immunogenicity

 

In addition to these main sessions, the following focused sessions will run in parallel too:

 

Nanotechnologies and neuroscience

Chairs: Prof Massimo De Vittorio, Italian Institute of Technology, Italy

 

Nanomaterials and implants

Chairs: Prof. Alexander M. Seifalian, The London BioScience Innovation Centre, United Kingdom

 

Nano-Biosensors

 

Nanobioimaging

Chairs: Prof. Yurii K. Gun'ko, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

 

Nanomedicine for cancer diagnosis and therapy

Chairs: Prof. Valentina Cauda, Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy

 

Nanoparticles and the Immune System

Chairs: Prof. Francesca Granucci, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy

 

Nanotoxicity/ Nanosafety

Chairs: Prof. Damjana Drobne, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

 

 

Conference Chairs

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Prof. Francesco Nicotra

University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Alexander M. Seifalian

The London BioScience Innovation Centre, United Kingdom

Prof. Chris Whiteley

Department Biochemistry & Microbiology, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa

Prof. Massimo De Vittorio

Italian Institute of Technology, Italy

Prof. Francesca Granucci

University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy

Prof. Valentina Cauda

Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy

Prof. Damjana Drobne

University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Prof. Miriam Colombo

University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy

Prof. Véronique Préat

University of Louvain, Belgium

Prof. Giuseppe Battaglia

University College London, UK

Prof. Yurii K. Gun'ko

Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Prof. Peilin Chen

Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Prof. Silvia Marchesan

University of Trieste, Italy

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