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Abstract:
One-day Course, Linnean Society, London, 7 May 2009

Nanotechnology and Regenerative Medicine

London | Posted on April 9th, 2009

Learn how the ability to manipulate novel materials at the nanoscale combined with advances in cell biology will revolutionize the repair and replacement of tissues and help to address key healthcare challenges of today.

A one-day course covering the latest advances in tissue engineering, and cell and gene therapy. Hear about nanoscaffolds, cell growth stimulation, controlled vascularization and "advanced therapy medicinal products."

Topics to be covered will include:


  • the clinical challenges of a demographically changing society
  • core technologies relevant to tissue engineering & regeneration
  • highly functionalised new materials for use as scaffolds
  • engineering of soft, skeletal, vascular and nerve tissues
  • prospects and challenges for complex tissue and partial and whole organ regeneration
  • commercialisation: bringing regenerative medicine to market and clinic for the benefit of the patient
  • risks, ethical and regulatory aspects.

Programme: www.nano.org.uk/nanomednet/

Register: www.nano.org.uk/payments

Forthcoming courses:

Nanotechnology and Medical Devices
8th July 2009: Kroto Institute, Universty of Sheffield

Nanomedicine: Principles, Technologies and Applications
23-24 September 2009, Vincent Building, Cranfield Health, Cranfield University

Nanobiosensors
25 September 2009, Vincent Building, Cranfield Health, Cranfield University

What is Nanomedicine?
26 November 2009, Eastman Dental Institute, UCL, London
Each course will be presented by leading experts in the field and will include clinical case studies and topical examples of the application of nanotechnology to improve existing treatments or to develop completely new therapies or devices. Details of forthcoming courses are available at www.nano.org.uk/nanomednet/index.php?option=com_content&task=section&id=12&Itemid=114

Cost:
Clinicians/academics: 250
Industry: 400

To register for the course please visit www.nano.org.uk/payments

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