NanoMedicine Group on NanoScience Network


NanoMedicine Group on NanoScience Network

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NanoMedicine Group on NanoScience Network

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Establishing Nakaa Nanotechnology Network Nanoscientists database

Started by Wesam Ahmed Tawfik. Last reply by Wesam Ahmed Tawfik Sep 2, 2013. 1 Reply


Started by Varun Arora. Last reply by Dodda Dhiraj Kumar Apr 5, 2010. 1 Reply

Mutual Cooperation

Started by Julia Dvoretskaya Mar 16, 2010. 0 Replies


Started by ASHISH GUPTA Apr 6, 2009. 0 Replies

The Importance of Using Rodents in the Nanomedical Research

Started by Jose Feneque, DVM. Last reply by Jose Feneque, DVM Mar 7, 2009. 2 Replies

What is nanomedicine all about

Started by Omid Mashinchian. Last reply by Kazima Bulayeva Dec 25, 2008. 3 Replies

NanoMedicine Timeline

Started by LaVerne L Poussaint Nov 27, 2008. 0 Replies

Nano Cargo-Ship System Torpedoes Tumours

Started by LaVerne L Poussaint Nov 20, 2008. 0 Replies

Featuring Freitas: NanoMedicine Book Series

Started by LaVerne L Poussaint Nov 14, 2008. 0 Replies

NanoMachine Kills Cancer Cells

Started by LaVerne L Poussaint Oct 22, 2008. 0 Replies


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Comment by Lesley Tobin on August 20, 2010 at 12:07pm
The ICPC Nanonet project (EU funded under FP7) offers you a free open access Nano Archive of nearly 7,000 items including many full texts at Please contact me if you would like to archive your research and I will create an editor's account for you. I am also interested in communicating with researchers in sub-Saharan Africa for an annual region report. Join the international network at Lesley

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Comment by TINC on July 23, 2009 at 7:58pm

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Comment by K. MOHAN on July 9, 2009 at 8:44pm
Thanks for the invitation. I am interested more in herbal way of medicines. or no medicine requirement at all. however open to studying the latest research in the fiield. More interested in nano sysntensis of herbal substances as cosmetics use nano particles

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Comment by Dr Nasar Ali on July 9, 2009 at 10:17am
There will be a nanomedicine symposium at the 4th NANOSMAT conference to be held in Rome, Italy during 19-22 October 2009. More details on ABSTRACTS CAN BE SUBMITTED TO by 20 JULY 2009.

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Comment by TINC on May 9, 2009 at 10:34am
Multifunctional Nanomedicine:
Opportunity for Targeted Drug and Gene Delivery
May 29, 2009

Dr. AmijiFeatured guest speaker:
Mansoor M. Amiji, Ph.D.

Professor and Interim Chair of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department and Co-Director of Nanomedicine Education and Research Consortium (NERC) at Northeastern University

Webinar Abstract
For many diseases such as cancer, overcoming biologic barriers and target specific delivery are key treatment challenges. Others require robust and highly specific intracellular delivery strategy. The webinar will cover...

* Overview of recent work in nanotechnology for target specific delivery of drugs and genes (polymers, liposomes, metal-based nanoplatforms)
* Biodegradable polymers for systemic delivery of hydrophobic anticancer drugs and therapeutic genes
* Nanoemulsions (using omega-3 oils) to facilitate drug delivery across different biological barriers
* Nanotechnology platforms for systemic and oral gene delivery for anti-angiogenesis and IBD, respectively

After his presentation, Dr. Amiji will field attendee questions.

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Comment by Omid Mashinchian on September 23, 2008 at 9:10pm
Researchers at the University of Virginia have discovered a method for destroying tumor cells by using nanoparticles and light. Wensha Yang’s technique is actually dealing with quantum dots. Quantum dots are semiconductor nanoforms which can emit light when exposed to radiation (ultra-violet). The researchers also discovered that the light is being emitted when exposed to x-rays (cancer therapy). That’s why this method is great for treating cancer.

Photofrin (approved by FDA) is the compound which acts as photosensitizer. It gets absorbed by cancer cells. When those cells get exposed to light, the compound becomes active and kills the cancer cells.

Yang has described this method in his talk called “Enhanced Energy Transfer From Mega-Voltage Radiation to the Tumor Cell Killing Singlet Oxygen by Semiconductive Nanoparticles” which took place on Tuesday, July 29, 2008.

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