Nanotechnology Now







Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > Press > NanCogenics Co-Founder Invited to Present Talk at the Nanotek 2013 International Conference and Expo in Las Vegas, NV

Abstract:
Officials at NanCogenics announced today that Co-Founder and Professor of Molecular and Cellular Oncology at the University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Jim Klostergaard, has accepted an invitation to present a Keynote Forum address at the 3rd International Conference on Nanotek and Expo, being held in Las Vegas, NV, December 2 - 4. Dr. Klostergaard's lecture is titled, The Magnetic Localization of Drug-Loaded Nanoparticles for Tumor Therapy: Pre-Clinical Validation.

NanCogenics Co-Founder Invited to Present Talk at the Nanotek 2013 International Conference and Expo in Las Vegas, NV

Houston, TX | Posted on December 3rd, 2013

The OMICS Nanotek 2013 Conference and Exposition brings together an international group of scientists and business development experts across the range of pharmaceutical, health care, food technology, biotech & diagnostic industries and academia, in an effort to create a forum for the assessment and evaluation of emerging technologies across the globe. Nanotek provides a perfect platform for scientists, engineers, directors of companies and students in the field of Nanotechnology to meet and share their knowledge, paving a way for visionaries gather and put forward many thought provoking strategies.

####

About NanCogenics
NanCogenics is a nanobiotechnology venture that has validated, in pre-clinical studies, a technology platform for the tumor-specific targeting of therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, focusing initially on a clinical procedure for breast cancer. The proprietary platform delivers, through systemic administration, chemotherapeutic pro-drug constructs to the tumor micro-environment, generating effective anti-tumor results without harm to normal tissue or organs. The Co-Founders believe that the advancement of this platform to the clinic will lead to significant improvements in localized cancer chemotherapy, while also providing a localization platform for a range of new therapeutics now under development.

The Company is now advancing the technology platform on an initial clinical path as a treatment modality for breast cancers. As noted by Dr. Klostergaard, “There is an emerging realization that despite much effort, the prevailing approach to development of targeted therapeutics has yielded too few clinical successes, and that the plasticity of tumors and the range of their mutations may undermine the basis for targeting individual signaling pathways.” Dr. Klostergaard further points out that the NanCogenics approach adds a biophysical targeting component for localized delivery, intended to advance drug targeting technology significantly beyond conventional targeting methodologies.

The Co-Founders of NanCogenics see the Company as a resource for enhanced and improved therapeutic performance, delivering higher concentrations of drug to the target site, with less to healthy tissue. The capacity to localize cytotoxic drugs in high concentrations will lead to more effective treatment regimens, greater patient compliance to therapy and improved outcomes, such as patient quality of life and survival rates. The compactness and modular design of the Magnetic Localization Unit also presents a mobility feature, offering a capability to reach under-served populations, in addition to treatment centers within established healthcare facilities.

Safe Harbor Statement

Certain statement included in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements relate to, among other things, plans and timing for the introduction or enhancement of products and services, statements about future market conditions, supply and demand conditions, and other expectations, intentions and plans contained in this press release that are not historical fact and involve risks and uncertainties. The company's expectations regarding future revenues are dependent upon the ability to develop and supply products and services that meet defined specifications. When used in this press release, the words "plan," "expect," "believe," and similar expressions are generally considered forward-looking statements. These statements reflect current expectations.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
NCGI
5000 Montrose Blvd, Unit 10A
Houston, TX 77006
Ph: 855.842.6771

Copyright © NanCogenics

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

A first glimpse inside a macroscopic quantum state March 28th, 2015

DFG to Establish One Clinical Research Unit and Five Research Units: New Projects to Investigate Complications in Pregnancy, Particle Physics, Nanoparticles, Implants and Transport Planning / Approximately 13 Million Euros in Funding for an Initial Three-Year Period March 28th, 2015

Chemists make new silicon-based nanomaterials March 27th, 2015

UT Dallas engineers twist nanofibers to create structures tougher than bulletproof vests March 27th, 2015

Nanomedicine

Novel nanoparticle therapy promotes wound healing March 27th, 2015

Graphene reduces wear of alumina ceramic March 26th, 2015

Application of Graphene Oxide in Body Implants in Iran March 26th, 2015

Nanotechnology in Medical Devices Market is expected to reach $8.5 Billion by 2019 March 25th, 2015

Announcements

A first glimpse inside a macroscopic quantum state March 28th, 2015

DFG to Establish One Clinical Research Unit and Five Research Units: New Projects to Investigate Complications in Pregnancy, Particle Physics, Nanoparticles, Implants and Transport Planning / Approximately 13 Million Euros in Funding for an Initial Three-Year Period March 28th, 2015

Designer's toolkit for dynamic DNA nanomachines: Arm-waving nanorobot signals new flexibility in DNA origami March 27th, 2015

Using magnetic fields to understand high-temperature superconductivity: Los Alamos explores experimental path to potential 'next theory of superconductivity' March 27th, 2015

Events/Classes

State-of-the-art online system unveiled to pinpoint metrology software accuracy March 27th, 2015

LAMDAMAP 2015 hosted by the University March 26th, 2015

SUNY POLY CNSE to Host First Ever Northeast Semi Supply Conference (NESCO) Conference Will Connect New and Emerging Innovators in the Northeastern US and Canada with Industry Leaders and Strategic Investors to Discuss Future Growth Opportunities in NYS March 25th, 2015

NNI Publishes Workshop Report Assessing the Status of EHS Risk Science: Report examines progress three years after the release of the 2011 NNI EHS Research Strategy March 23rd, 2015

Nanobiotechnology

Designer's toolkit for dynamic DNA nanomachines: Arm-waving nanorobot signals new flexibility in DNA origami March 27th, 2015

Dolomite’s microfluidics technology ideal for B cell encapsulation March 24th, 2015

Tiny bio-robot is a germ suited-up with graphene quantum dots March 24th, 2015

TGAC's take on the first portable DNA sequencing 'laboratory': First remote laboratory allows researchers to conduct real-time anaylsis March 19th, 2015

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE




  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More










ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2015 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE