Colloquium on Clinical Nanomedicine: What, Why and How?
Lead Faculty Member:
Shyam S. Mohapatra, Ph.D.
Other Participating Faculty:
Srinivas Nagaraj, Ph.D. & Subhra Mohapatra, Ph.D.
Meeting Times (Schedule a total of 10 hours.):
At the conclusion of this small group Colloquium the student will:
- Be able to understand the major concepts behind nonomedicine in terms of diagnosis and treatment of the disease.
- Be familiar with why nanomedicine is needed to advance clinical medicine.
- Know the most common approaches in naomedicine that will be in the clinics advancing practice of medicine.
The proposed sessions are as follows.
Session 1: Friday, September 13, 2013 1-3 pm
Nanomedicine: Redefining future of medicines (Lecturer: Prof. Shyam Mohapatra)
Assigned readings: James F Leary, Nanotechnology, what it is and why small is so big. Can J Ophthalmol 2010;45:449â56; Moghimi SM et al Nanomedicine: current status and future prospects.FASEB J. 19, 311â330(2005)
Session 2- Friday, October 4, 2013 1-3 pm
Nanomedicine & Vaccines (Lecturer Prof. Shyam Mohapatra, Dept of Internal Medicine)
Session 3- Friday, Friday, November 15, 2013 1-3 pm
Nanomedicine for Cancer Diagnostics & Therapy (Lecturer: Dr. Subhra Mohapatra, Dept of Molecular Medicine)
Session 4- Friday, January 17, 2014 2-4 pm
Nanomedicine & Lung Diseases (Lecturer: Prof. Shyam Mohapatra, Dept of Internal Medicine)
Session 5- Friday, February 7, 2014 2-4 pm
Nanomedicine: Ethical issues (Lecturer: Dr. Srinivas Bharadwaj, Dept of Internal Medicine)