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UCLA-USC-Caltech Nanotechnology & Nanomedicine Symposium: Nanotechnology Innovations in Cancer, Infectious Diseases and Regenerative Medicine
Date: 10/17/2013 - 10/18/2013
Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Cost: Registration required
Location: CNSI Auditorium
Los Angeles, California 90095

UCLA-USC-Caltech Symposium “Nanotechnology Innovations in Cancer, Regenerative Medicine and Infectious Diseases” is hosted by three major campuses in the Greater Los Angeles area: UCLA, USC and Caltech.

Recently, dramatic developments have been made regarding the application of nanotechnology towards medical problems. The use of nanomaterials in cancer therapy and detection, and in tissue engineering is rapidly increasing. The meeting is intended to provide a forum to discuss these recent dramatic advances and to discuss future progress.

Register HERE

Key Note Speakers:

  • Moungi G. Bawendi, Ph.D.
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Omid C. Farokhzad, Ph.D.
    University of Harvard
  • James R. Heath, Ph.D.
    California Institute of Technology
  • Kazunori Kataoka, Ph.D.
    University of Tokyo
  • Mark E. Thompson, Ph.D.
    University of Southern California
  • David Tirrell, Ph.D.
    California Institute of Technology
  • Jennifer L. West, Ph.D.
    Duke University
  • Chongwu Zhou, Ph.D.
    University of Southern California
  • Jeffrey I. Zink, Ph.D.
    University of California, Los Angeles

Organized by Fuyu Taminoi (UCLA), Randolph Hall (USC), and James Heath (CalTech)

Co-sponsored by Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, California NanoSystems Institute, Department of MIMG, Eli & Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Research, USC Ming Hsieh Institute for Research on Engineering Medicine for Cancer, Amgen and NOF