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January 12th, 2007

Nanotech-Based Medicines Nearing Commercialization

Innovations at theintersection of medicine, biotechnology, engineering, physical sciences and information technology are spurring new directions in R&D, commercialization and technology transfer. Basic research in nanomedicine and bionanotechnology is rapidly producing commercially viable products.

Governments and industries across the globe are staking their claims by investing billions for research. Clearly, international rivalries are growing and political alliances and battle lines are beginning to gel.

The nanotech community will gather at ALM's Strategic Research Institute's "2nd Annual NANOMEDICINE: Commercializing Drug Delivery, Diagnostics and Medical Devices" conference for two days on March 26-27, 2007 in Arlington, VA to discuss the most important applications of nanotechnology in drug delivery, diagnostics and medical devices. The two-day event will consist of presentations, panels and networking opportunities, providing insights into trends in nanomedicine, dissociating myths from realities and highlighting future areas of commercial potential. The previous conference was so successful that a front-page lead cover story covering the conference appeared in Genetic Engineering News.


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