Monday, March 3, 2014

Cancer Nanotechnology - Enabling Development of New Diagnostics and Therapeutics

Piotr Grodzinski, National Cancer Institute and Chad A Mirkin, Northwestern University

01:30 PM   Introductory Remarks -
01:35 PM   Spherical Nucleic Acids (SNAs): Novel Therapeutic Agents for Cancer Treatment
02:10 PM   Novel Nanobiotechnology Approaches to Enhance Cancer Therapy
02:45 PM   Paclitaxel-Loaded Expansile Nanoparticles for the Detection and Treatment of Intraperitoneal Mesothelioma
03:20 PM   Recess
03:35 PM   Tumor-Targeted Fluorescent Dyes for Fluorescence-Guided Surgery
04:10 PM   Translational Nanotechnology for Oncology

This symposium will provide opportunities for intensive discussions and the exchange of ideas in the developing area of cancer nanotechnology. It will benefit the community of analytical chemists and materials scientists allowing them to identify new research opportunities and build collaborations with medical researchers.