5th International Workshop on
  Biomedical Applications of Nanotechnology

Berlin, Germany
February 16 - 17, 2006

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Wednesday, February 15
18:00 Registration & Welcome Reception
20:00 End
Thursday, February 16
08:00 Registration
09:00 Welcome
NANOSYSTEMS FOR DRUG DELIVERY
Chair:Sascha General / Carsten Olbrich, Schering AG, Berlin, Germany
09:15 Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery – The Smaller the Better?
Robert Gurny
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Geneva, Switzerland
09:40 Nanoparticulate Drug Delivery Systems of Different Therapeutic Applications
Alf Lamprecht
Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, University of Besançon, France
10:05 Nanoparticles for Targeted Release of Fibrinolitic Drugs
Anna Maria Piras
Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry, University of Pisa, Italy
10:30 Nanoparticulate Drug Delivery Systems for the Therapy of Restenosis
Gershon Golomb
School of Pharmacy, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
10:55 Road Map for Nano Biopharmaceuticals in India
Rakesh Chandra Srivastava
Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology, New Delhi, India
11:20 Coffee / Poster
NANOMEDICAL PRODUCTS ON THE MARKETS
Chair:Ottilia Saxl, The Institute of Nanotechnology , Edinburgh, UK
11:35 Nanomedicines – Minimizing the Gap Between Reality and Promise
Mike Eaton
Celltech Group plc, Slough, UK
12:00 From Little Things Big Things Grow – Nanotechnology, Dendrimers and Drugs
Tom McCarthy
Starpharma Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia
12:50 Lunch
14:00 Intellectual Property Rights as a Cornerstone for High Tech Companies - Securing Your Business in the Long Run
Michael Fleuchaus
Fleuchaus & Gallo, Munich, Germany
14:25 Nanotechnological Medical Devices and Nanopharmaceuticals: the Regulatory Background and Research Needs
David Rickerby
European Commission Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy
NANOPARTICLES – THERAPEUTIC POTENTIAL AND RISKS
Chair:Wolfgang Kreyling, GSF, Neuherberg, Germany
14:50 Nanoparticles for Life Science Applications
Horst Weller
Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Hamburg University, Germany
15:15 Combination of Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles (SPIONs) and Dynamic Magnetic Fields for Enhanced Transfection
Heinrich Hofmann
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
15:40 Boron Carbide Nanoparticles for T Cell Guided Boron Neutron Capture Therapy
Michael Wrang Mortensen
Nano-Science Center, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
16:05 Coffee / Poster
16:20 The Toxicology of Environmental Airborne Nanoparticles
Ken Donaldson
Faculty of Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK
16:45 Fluorescence Fluctuation Spectroscopy: A Tool for the Detection of Nanometer Sized Particles in Living Cells
Michael Edetsberger
Department for Biomolecular Structural Chemistry, University of Vienna, Austria
17:10 Poster session [click for list of poster presentations]
19:00 End
20:00 Dinner
Friday, February 17
TISSUE ENGINEERING AND BIOCOMPOSITES
Chair:Eva Eisenbarth, Technical University Hamburg-Harburg, Germany
09:00 Sol-Gel Encapsulation of Living Cells
Jacques Livage
Chimie de la Matière Condensée, Université de Paris, France
09:25 Challenges for Tissue Engineering Scaffolds
Jöns Hilborn
Polymer Chemistry, Uppsala University, Sweden
09:50 Bionic Growth of Nano Hydroxyapatite onto Demineralized Bone Matrix
Ramalingam Murugan
Division of Bioengineering, National University of Singapore
10:15 Coffee / Poster
NANOSURFACES AND NEW MATERIALS FOR MEDICAL APPLICATIONS
Chair:Michael Veith, INM, Saarbrücken, Germany
10:30 Nanostructured Substrates Production for Biomedical Surface Interaction Studies
Josep Samitier
Department of Electronics, Universidad de Barcelona, Spain
10:55 Immobilized BMP-2 Physisorbed on Nano-crystalline Diamond Remains Strongly Bioactive
Frank R. Kloss
Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Innsbruck, Austria
11:20 Application of Nanotechnology in Preventive and Restorative Dentistry
Matthias Hannig
Department of Dental Preservation and Paradontology, Saarland University Hospital, Homburg, Germany
11:45 Nanostructured Surfaces for Bio-Medical Applications
Sanjay Mathur
Leibniz-Institut für Neue Materialien, Saarbrücken, Germany
12:10 Research in Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
Jackie Y. Ying
Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology Singapore
12:35 Lunch
NANOTHERAPY FOR CANCER
Chair:Heinrich Hofmann, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
13:35 Dendrimer Nanocomposites for Imaging and Treatment of Cancer
Lajos P. Balogh
NanoBiotechnology Center, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, USA
14:00 Cancer Thermotherapy with Nanoparticles
Andreas Jordan
Center of Biomedical Nanotechnology at Charité, Berlin, Germany
NANOBIOANALYTICS AND DIAGNOSTIC TOOLS
Chair:Christian Löbbe, JPK Instruments, Berlin, Germany
14:25 The Influence of Macrophage Priming on Bacterial Antigen–Receptor Interaction, Studied by Atomic Force Microscopy
Marta Targosz
Institute of Physics, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
14:50 Light Scattering from Phantom Nanoparticles Probes Biomolecular Interactions
Davide Prosperi
Istituto di Scienze e Tecnologie Molecolari, Milan, Italy
15:15 Nano and Micro Cantilevers – a Versatile Platform for Label-Free Detection
Anja Boisen
MIC – Department of Micro and Nanotechnology, Danish Technical University, Lyngby, Denmark
15:40 Coffee / Poster
15:55 Unraveling Molecular Details of Chromatin Structure Using Atomic Force Microscopy and Optical Tweezers
Martin Bennink
MESA+ Research Institute, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
16:20 Surface Engineering, Assay Development and Magnetic Nanoparticle Design for Magnetic Biosensing
Randy De Palma
Interuniversity Microelectronics Center, Leuven, Belgium
16:45 Material Properties of Adenovirus as Measured by the nanoManipulator
Garret Matthews
Department of Physics, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
17:10 Closing Remarks
17:30 End

    

 

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