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Posted: August 16, 2007
Conference topics: nanotechnology, neuroprotection and neurotoxicity
(Nanowerk News) A conference next week in Greece "10th International Congress on Amino Acids and Proteins (ICAAP)" includes a symposium on "nanotechnology, neuroprotection and neurotoxicity". A group of international scientists will present on the following topics:
H. S. Sharma, (Sweden): "Influence of nanoparticles on blood-brain and spinal cord barriers in relation to neurotoxicity and neurorepair in CNS injuries* ".
J. Kreuter, (Germany): "Nanoparticles as Drug Delivery Systems for the Brain".
A. Cassel, (USA): "Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes: Interconnecting Solid-state Electronics with Biosystems".
R. Andrews, (USA): "Nanotechnology for Neurosurgery".
G. A. Silva, (USA): "Imaging Vascular and Neural Retinal Pathology Using Functionalized Quantum Dots".
G. Oberdoerster, (USA): "Nanoparticles and the Brain: Cause for Concern?".
T. Lundstedt, (Sweden): "Profiling of endogenous metabolites in spinal fluid-before and after a trauma. Role of Nanomedicine".
H. S. Sharma, (Sweden): "Influence of nanoparticles on blood-brain and spinal cord barriers in relation to neurotoxicity and neurorepair in CNS injuries".
D. Muresanu, (Romania): "Nanoparticles induced neurotoxicity and neurorepair in hyperthermia. Influence of a new antioxidant compound H-290/51".
A. Campbell, (USA): ""Exposure to ultrafine partic les enhances TLR-2 mediated responses in the brain of apolipoprotein e knockout mice".