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Advanced and enabling technologies in medicine

About this event

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1 Dec 2011
London, United Kingdom
Registration deadline
Dec 1, 2011
Institute of Nanotechnology
Contact address
Gemma Morton
Suite 5/9 Scion House
United Kingdom
01786 458075

Clinician? Researcher? Studying medicine or medical sciences? Working in the medical industry? Or interested in how novel technologies are impacting healthcare?

Ever earlier disease diagnosis…
The regeneration of damaged tissues…
Caring for a rapidly ageing population in new ways…
A more personalised approach to medicine…
Novel medical technologies offer enormous benefits to patients and will also change the way healthcare is delivered.

This interactive course provides an excellent opportunity to network with leading UK experts and find out more…

Prof Shervanthi Homer-Vanniasinkam, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Leeds General Infirmary and Sub-Dean, Leeds Medical School, will describe how novel technologies are essential to her on a daily basis as a busy NHS clinician.

Prof Seamus Higson, Dean of Health, Cranfield University, which has a proven track record of working closely with industry, will explain how new science is underpinning new generations of advanced point-of-care diagnostics.

Dr Sonia Contera, Director, Institute of Nanoscience for Medicine, University of Oxford, will describe how novel materials interact with the body’s own cells and tissues to contribute to new regenerative medicine solutions.

Richard Moore, Scientific Director, Institute of Nanotechnology, will analyse the important challenges that must be tackled to bring new advanced technologies and products to the clinic.