We know we have a lot of readers that are involved with the development of nanotechnology and its application to medicine. Next month, the newly formed American Society for Nanomedicine will be holding its inaugural conference in Potomac, Maryland, which may well be a good place to meet and discuss the latest advancements with others.
This four-day conference will highlight numerous cutting-edge presentations broken up into various sessions focusing on innovations in nanomedicine and applications of nanotechnology to the pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology industries. It will feature more than forty speakers, who are among the top researchers and leaders in various facets of nanomedicine throughout the world. The areas of emphasis are clinical applications of nanotechnology enabling successful vaccine development, effective cancer therapy and novel drug delivery approaches. In addition, issues such as ethics, safety and toxicity, patent law, intellectual property and commercialization will be addressed. Poster sessions, an award ceremony and numerous networking opportunities are included.