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Chemistry meets Medicine

December 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Chemistry, the central discipline, has several relations to human health. New drugs are constantly developed to cure diseases, vaccines are on the market to prevent them and materials have substitute bones, replace valves and create labels and sensors for (early) diagnostics.

The complexity of our body requires efforts from several different fields and even disciplines and in the last years biologists, material scientists, physicists, mathematicians, engineers have devoted coherent efforts to develop new drug delivery systems, biopolymers for tissue regeneration, in vitro organoids, materials for (non invasive) surgery, spectroscopic tools to visualize processes, just to cite some of them.

This mini symposium aims to tackle some of the advances in materials (nanoparticles, polymers, hydrogels) applied to medical needs, their interactions with cell in vitro and in vivo and to define the limits and problems in the translation from labs to animals.

The speakers who will present their latest results in different areas are:


Title: Nanoparticle-cell interactions – what we know and where to go from here

  • Prof. Joerg LAHANN

Title:   Multifunctional polymer particles and fibers by electrohydrodynamic co-jetting

  • Prof. Graziella PELLEGRINI

Title:   Hurdles in a successful example of stem-cell based regenerative medicine 

  • Prof. Michael SAILOR

Title: Imaging and Drug Delivery with Porous Silicon Nanoparticles

  •  Prof. Twan LAMMERS

Title: smart strategies for tumor-targeted drug delivery

  • Prof. Silvana PERRETTA

Title: Image guided surgery

You can view the program here:  

Salle de Conférence ISIS – Rez-de-Chaussée

ISIS – 8, allée Gaspard Monge, Campus Esplanade


In order for us to welcome you the best, please register before November 30 november 2018, and let us know if you would like to present a poster (in the section Commentaires).

Pour nous permettre de mieux vous accueillir merci de vous inscrire avant le 30 novembre 2018, et veuillez nous informer si vous souhaitez présenter un poster (dans la section commentaire).


Date :
December 13, 2018
Heure :
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Catégorie d’Événement:




Luisa De Cola