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September 1st, 2004

Nanotechnology and Cancer

Abstract:
"The NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer is a national initiative that will enable us to join together all the communities in the public and private sector that provide discovery, innovation and development expertise in nanotechnology applied to cancer. The Alliance is built on a strong foundation of science and scientific accomplishment. Its implementation will be guided by the Cancer Nanotechnology Plan."

Catch the live webcast on September 13, 2004, 1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. EDT.

Speakers include:

  • Dr. Vicki Colvin, Executive Director of the Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology and Associate Professor of Chemistry, Rice University
  • Dr. Janet Woodcock, Director, FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
  • Dr. Andrew von Eschenbach, Director, NCI
  • Dr. Samuel Wickline, Director of Cardiology, Washington University
  • Dr. Mauro Ferrari, Special Expert to the NCI on Nanotechnology and Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Ohio State University
"During the webcast, speakers will address nanotechnology and its application to cancer, safety and ethical issues, and the future of nanotechnology and cancer."

Source:
NCI Alliance

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