Health and Innovation: Nanotechnology for Medicine – Initiatives and perspectives

Initiatives and perspectives: a comparison between Europe and the US

Under the framework of the EU Jean Monnet Project, European and American experts in Nanotechnology in medicine will meet with the Miami-Dade Community at large. This panel will discuss the impact of nanotechnology on medicine and its implication for the future in healthcare in Europe and in the United States. Challenges, policies and ethics in nanomedicine will aslo be discussed.During the workshop, participants will have the opportunity to discover the latest calls on “Nanotechnology” offered by the European Commission under the framework programme for research and innovation, Horizon 2020.

This event is jointly sponsored by the Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, FIU and the EU Jean Monnet Project; the FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, the Society for Personalized NanoMedicine; and co-sponsored by the Consulate General of France in Miami, the Embassy of France in the United States, Office of Science and Technology, Washington DC; AFT Téléthon; the Miami Cancer Institute, Baptist Health South Florida; the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics; the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT, the Marble Center for Cancer NanoMedicine; the Miami Scientific Italian Community; The Dr. John T. MacDonald Foundation, Biomedical Nanotechnology Institute, BioNIUM, University of Miami; BILAT USA 4.0.

LOCATION

THE CORAL GABLES COUNTRY CLUB
997 North Greenway Drive
Fountain Room
Miami, FL 33134
United States

Date and Time

Wed, June 14, 2017
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM EDT

Opening Remarks:

  • Dr. Sergio Gonzalez-Arias
    Executive Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs; Chairman, Department of Neuroscience,College of Medicine, Florida International University; Chief of neurological surgery, Baptist Hospital
  • Dr. Madhavan Nair
    Distinguished Professor and Chair, Dept. of Immunology; Director, Institute of Neurolmmune Pharmacology, Associate Dean Bio-Medical Research; Associate VP, NanoMedicine; College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami (USA)

Presentations by:

  • Dr. Serge Braun
    Chief Scientific Officer, AFM-Telethon, Evry, Member of the French National Academy of Pharmacy (France)
  • Dr. Tarek R. Fadel
    Assistant Director, The Marble Center for Cancer Nanomedicine, The Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA (USA)
  • Dr. Babak Kateb
    Founding Chairman of the Board of SBMT and Brain Mapping Foundation; Scientific Director of SBMT and Brain Mapping Foundation; Director of National Center for Nano-Bio-Electronics, Senior Editor of SBMT-NeuroMapping & Therapeutics, Research Scientist, Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center., CA (USA)
  • Henriette Krimphoff
    Senior Scientific Officer, German Aerospace Center, DLR Project Management Agency (Germany)
  • Presenter and Moderator: Dr. Madhavan Nair
    Distinguished Professor and Chair, Dept. of Immunology; Director, Institute of Neurolmmune Pharmacology, Associate Dean Bio-Medical Research; Associate VP, NanoMedicine; College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami (USA)

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