Posted: May 30, 2009

Event: Nanotechnology and innovative medical devices

(Nanowerk News) Find out how innovative and convergent medical technologies are contributing to a range of novel treatments promising both major benefits for patients and exciting new opportunities for industry...
The Institute of Nanotechnology is pleased to present this one-day interactive Workshop prepared in collaboration with the University of Sheffield. It provides a showcase of innovative and exciting new medical technologies developed both at the University and by a number of locally-based companies.
When: Wednesday, July 8, 2009 (9:30-16:30)
Where: North Campus, University of Sheffield, Broad Lane, Sheffield, UK
Topics to be covered include:
  • new optical and lensless imaging techniques
  • sensing technologies to aid mobility of diabetics with foot ulcers
  • novel diagnostics for cervical and other cancers
  • advances in polymer technologies for regenerative medicine
  • third generation therapeutic proteins
  • high throughput technologies for drug discovery and screening
  • This Workshop will be invaluable for clinicians, medical researchers, students, industry experts, those involved in innovation activities and technology transfer, healthcare managers and others interested in learning about how innovation in medical technologies is leading to a range of novel and effective therapies, treatments and tools.
    Presenters include:
  • Dr Richard Ross, Asterion Technologies, Sheffield
  • Dr Malcolm Wilkinson, Kirkstall Limited, Sheffield
  • Dr Ian Pykett, Phase Focus Limited, Sheffield
  • Dr Jim Freeth, Retrogenix Limited, Sheffield
  • Dr Paolo Ferreira dos Santos, Tomorrow Options, Sheffield>/
  • Dr Sameer Kothari, Zilico Limited, Sheffield
  • Professor Ian Douglas, School of Clinical Dentistry, Sheffield
  • Professor Paul Hatton, University of Sheffield
  • Professor Mimoun Azzouz, University of Sheffield
  • Dr Steve Matcher, University of Sheffield
  • Dr Beppe Battaglia, Kroto Research Institute
  • Richard Moore, Institute of Nanotechnology
  • Source: Institute of Nanotechnology
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