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NanoMedicine from discovery to clinical reality: therapeutics, delivery and imaging


Adah Almutairi, PhD  - Professor, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, UCSD; PI, Laboratory of Bioresponsive Materials; Co-Director, Center of Excellence in Nanomedicine & Engineering

Jacob Berlin, PhD  - Assistant Professor, Dept. Molecular Medicine, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope

Chunying Chen, PhD  - Professor, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Esther Chang, PhD  - Dept. Oncology and Otolaryngology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University; Founder and Senior Consultant SynerGene Therapeutics Inc.; President, The American Society for NanoMedicine

Jereon Cornelissen, PhD – Scientific Director, MESA+ Institute; Professor, Biomolecular Nanotechnology, University of Twente

Pieter Dorrestein, PhD - Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry; Pharmacology, UCSD

Steve Dubinett, MD  - Professor of Medicine, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Molecular and Medical Pharmacology; Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine; Director, Clinical and Translational Science Institute; Senior Associate Dean for Translational Research; UCLA Associate Vice Chancellor for Research

Molly Stevens Freng, PhD Professor, Biomedical Materials and Regenerative Medicine; Research Director, Biomedical Material Sciences, Department of Materials, Department of Bioengineering and the Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College, London

Piotr Grodzinski, PhD - Director, National Cancer Institute, Office of Cancer Nanotechnology Research

Paula T. Hammond, PhD – David H. Koch Professor and Executive Officer, Department of Chemical Engineering; Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Elaine Y. Hsiao, PhD - Assistant Professor, Integrative Biology and Physiology, UCLA

Andrea Kasko, PhD - Associate Professor, Bioengineering, UCLA

Kazunori Kataoka, PhD – Professor, Department of Materials Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering; Division of Clinical Biotechnology, Center for Disease Biology and Integrative Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo;  Innovative Center of NanoMedicine (iCONM)

Kostas Kostarelos, PhD Chair of Nanomedicine & Visiting Professor, University College of London, Faculty of Life Sciences; Nanomedicine Lab, Faculty of Medicine and Human Sciences & the National Graphene Institute, University of Manchester

Charles M. Lieber, PhD - Professor and Chair, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University

Julia Liubimova, MD, PhD Director, Nanomedicine Research Center, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Research Institute, Cedars-Sinai

Jeff F. Miller, PhD - Director, California NanoSystems Institute; Fred Kavli Chair, NanoSystems Sciences; Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics, UCLA

David J. Mooney, PhD - Robert P. Pinkas Family Professor of Bioengineering, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University

Andre Nel, MB ChB, PhD – Division Chief, NanoMedicine; Professor, Department of Medicine; Director and PI, NSF/EPA-funded Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology, Associate Director, California NanoSystems Institute

Anil K. Patri, PhD - NCTR-ORA Nanotechnology Core Facility, Office of Scientific Coordination, National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR)

Christian Plank, PhD – Professor, Institute of Experimental Oncology and Therapy Research, Technische Universität München;  CSO & President, ethris GmbH

Agneta Richter-Dahlfors, PhD - Center Director, Swedish Medical Nanoscience Center, Karolinska Institute

Mihail C. Roco, PhD – Senior Advisor for Nanotechnology, National Science Foundation

Leonard Rome, PhD  – Professor, Biological Chemistry; Associate Director, California NanoSystems Institute; Scientific Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, VaultNano Inc.

Chen Wang, PhD – Director, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology; Deputy Director, Interface and Surface Physics Committee of Chinese Physics Society; Director, Youth Lab of Nanotech, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Paul S. Weiss, PhD - Distinguished Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Materials Science and Engineering; UC Presidential Chair; Editor-in-Chief, ACS Nano

Anna Wu, PhD - Director, JCCC Cancer Molecular Imaging; Professor, Molecular & Medical Pharmacology; Faculty, Cellular and Molecular Pathology PhD Program, Crump Institute for Molecular Imaging

Gerald Wong, PhD - Professor, Bioengineering; Chemistry & Biochemistry, UCLA

Jeffrey I. Zink, PhD - Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry, UCLA