Nanodermatology Society 2nd Annual Meeting

(Nanowerk News) The Nanodermatology Society will be holding its second annual scientific conference in conjunction with the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, San Diego, CA, March 16th 2012, time and room to follow. Our first meeting was a huge success.
For this coming year we have lined up an outstanding faculty of nanotechnology experts from industry, academia, and government to speak on clinically important topics and on new and emerging technologies including: nanodrug delivery for cutaneous disease, cosmeceuticals employing nanotechnology, and sunscreens. The current agenda includes:

Dermatological Applications of Nanotechnology

Adnan Nasir, MD, PhD

President of the Nanodermatology Society

Clinical Instructor in Medicine at Partners Health Care

Clinical Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School

Topical Delivery of siRNA for Genodermatoses

Amy Paller, MD, MS

Walter J. Hamlin Professor and Chair of Dermatology

Professor of Pediatrics

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Update on Sunscreens

Henry Lim, MD

Chair of the Department of Dermatology at Henry Ford Hospital

Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at Henry Ford Health System

Advances in Microneedles for Epicutaneous Applications

Bai Xu, PhD

President and CEO

Nanomed Technologies

Topical Vaccination

Tarl Prow, PhD

Chief Investigator

University of Queensland, Australia

Skin Penetration of Nanomaterials

Nancy Monteiro-Riviere, PhD

Professor of Investigative Dermatology and Toxicology

North Carolina State University-CVM

Nanovehicle Platforms for Skin Applications

Dr. Charles Shefer


Salvona Technologies

We will also convene an expert panel discussion during the conference to address the myths and realities of nanotechnology including our officers Dr.s Adnan Nasir, Adam Friedman, and Steven Wang.
Source: Nanodermatology Society
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