Conferences

Society for Personalized Nano-Medicine

4th Scientific Symposium

November 2nd & 3rd, 2017

The 4th Personalized NanoMedicine Symposium brings together top basic, translational, and clinical researchers from around the nations to share the latest studies, important developments, and best research methods in the growing field of NanoMedicine and Nanotechnology. SPNM is a model of collaborative science that brings cross-disciplinary research together in order to expand our understanding of current applications of nanotechnology. SPNM 2017 will be held on November 2nd and November 3rd 2017, in Miami, Florida at the Pullman Miami Airport Hotel.

For students to be considered for our Young Career Investigator’s travel award, please register and submit an abstract by the listed deadline and your abstract will be reviewed for selection by our committee. Posters must be 30 x 40 inches.

Conference Agenda

Registration fee

$200 for faculty, clinicians, professionals and $50 for students. The registration fee will include 1 year membership and food during the sessions.

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Hotel Information

Beginning the week of October 2nd, 2017, you will be able to call the Pullman Miami Airport Hotel (formerly known as the Sofitel Hotel) at 305-503-8384 ext. 449 to contact Silvina Salazar as she handles our group reservations; identify yourself as a guest of the “Nano-Medicine Conference” when booking a room. When booking please keep in mind our discounted rate of $129.00 applies when reserving a room for our conference dates (November 2nd and 3rd).

NOTE: If you are staying for any extended time, please be aware that our discounted rate only applies for 3 days before and 3 days after the conference.

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NIH/NSF Panel

Kendall Bryant, Ph.D.

Kendall Bryant, Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Avindra Nath, Ph.D.

Avindra Nath, Ph.D.
NINDS
Section of Infections of the Nervous System

Jeymohan Joseph, Ph.D.

Jeymohan Joseph, Ph.D.
Chief
National Institute of Mental Health

Ranga Srinivas, Ph. D.

Ranga Srinivas, Ph. D.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Kristopher Bough, Ph.D.

Kristopher Bough, Ph.D.
Tobacco Regulatory Science Program Coordinator, NIDA/NIH

Piotr Grodzinski, Ph.D.

Piotr Grodzinski, Ph.D.
National Cancer Institute

Chenzhong Li, Ph.D.

Chenzhong Li, Ph.D.
Program Director, Nanobiosensing Program
National Science Foundation University

Jag H. Khalsa, Ph.D.

Jag H. Khalsa, Ph.D.
Chief, Medical Consequences Branch, DPMC
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Shamala Srinivas, Ph.D.

Shamala Srinivas, Ph.D.
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Institute of Health (NIH)

Key Note/ Plenary Speaker, Chair, Speakers & Discussants

Sulie Chang, Ph.D.

Sulie Chang, Ph.D.
Seaton Hall University

Michal Toborek, M.D., Ph.D.

Michal Toborek, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Miami

Shilpa Buch, Ph.D.

Shilpa Buch, Ph.D.
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Omid Farokhzad, M.D.

Omid Farokhzad, M.D.
Harvard University Medical School

Sylvia Daunert, Ph.D., Pharm. D., M.S.

Sylvia Daunert, Ph.D., Pharm. D., M.S.
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Surya Mallapragada, Ph. D

Surya Mallapragada, Ph. D.
Iowa State University

Sundaram Ramakrishnan, Ph.D.

Sundaram Ramakrishnan, Ph.D.
University of Miami

Anuja Ghorpade, Ph. D.

Anuja Ghorpade, Ph. D.
UNT Health Science Center

Andrea Raymond, Ph. D.

Andrea Raymond, Ph. D.
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Florida International University

Ajeet Kaushik Kumar, Ph. D.

Ajeet Kaushik Kumar, Ph. D.
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Florida International University

Mahendra Kumar, Ph.D.

Mahendra Kumar, Ph.D.
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Fatah Kashanchi, Ph. D.

Fatah Kashanchi, Ph. D.
George Mason University

Jonathan Geiger, Ph.D.

Jonathan Geiger, Ph.D.
University of North Dakota School of Medicine

Yuri Persidsky, M.D., Ph.D.

Yuri Persidsky, M.D., Ph.D.
Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine

Sanjay Maggirwar, M.B.A., Ph.D.

Sanjay Maggirwar, M.B.A., Ph.D.
University of Rochester Medical Center

Johnny He, Ph.D.

Johnny He, Ph.D.
University of North Texas

Richard Noel, Ph.D.

Richard Noel, Ph.D.
Ponce Health Sciences University

Shanta Dhar, Ph.D.

Shanta Dhar, Ph.D.
Univeristy of Georgia

Kamel Khalili, Ph.D.

Kamel Khalili, Ph.D.
Laura H. Carnell Professor and Chair
Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine

Pooja Jain, Ph.D.

Pooja Jain, Ph.D.
Drexel University College of Medicine

Xuebin Qin, M.D., Ph.D.

Xuebin Qin, M.D., Ph.D.
Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine

Babak Kateb, M.D.

Babak Kateb, M.D.
Founding Chairman of the Board of Directors
CEO and Scientific Director
Society for Brain Mapping & Therapeutics (SBMT)

Kaiming Ye, Ph.D.

Kaiming Ye, Ph.D.
Binghamton University,
State University of New York

Lance Liotta, M.D., Ph.D.

Lance Liotta, M.D., Ph.D.
George Mason University

John S. Yu, M.D.

John S. Yu, M.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Thomas Thundat, Ph.D.

Thomas Thundat, Ph.D.
University of Alberta

Mark Thompson, Ph.D.

Mark Thompson, Ph.D.
University of Southern California

Tatiana K. Bronich, Ph.D.

Tatiana K. Bronich, Ph.D.
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Jonathan Karn, Ph.D.

Jonathan Karn, Ph.D.
Case Western Reserve University

Rose Marie Booze, Ph.D.

Rose Marie Booze, Ph.D.
University of South Carolina

Sabita Roy, Ph.D.

Sabita Roy, Ph.D.
University of Miami

Vinayaka Prasad, Ph.D.

Vinayaka Prasad, Ph.D.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Shenghan Lai, M.D., M.P.H.

Shenghan Lai, M.D., M.P.H.
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Jessica L. Reynolds, Ph.D.

Jessica L. Reynolds, Ph.D.
University of Buffalo,
The State University of New York

Marcus Kaul, Ph.D.

Marcus Kaul, Ph.D.
University of California,
Riverside

Rahul Dev Jayant, Ph.D.

Rahul Dev Jayant, Ph.D.
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Florida International University

Hao Shuanglin, Ph.D.

Hao Shuanglin, Ph.D.
University of Miami

Santosh Kumar, Ph.D.

Santosh Kumar, Ph.D.
University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Minesh Mehta, M.D.

Minesh Mehta, M.D.
Miami Cancer Institute,
Baptist Health South Florida

Richard J. Cote, M.D., FRCPath, FCAP

Richard J. Cote, M.D., FRCPath, FCAP
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

John Rock, M.D., M.S.P.H.

John Rock, M.D., M.S.P.H.
Founding Dean, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Florida International University

Carolyn D. Runowicz, M.D.

Carolyn D. Runowicz, M.D.
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Florida International University

Jean M. Bidlack, Ph.D.

Jean M. Bidlack, Ph.D.
University of Rochester
School of Medicine and Dentistry

Previous Conference

Highlights from 2015 meeting - 2dn Personalized Nano-Medicine Symposium

  • Design and Development of Nanoparticles for Personalized NanoMedicine.
  • Theranostics for Personalized NanoMedicine.
  • NanoMedicine for Cancer and Degenerative diseases.
  • Personalized NanoMedicine to eradicate HIV reservoirs.
  • New frontiers in HIV and Substance Abuse Research.
  • Early Investigators in Personalized NanoMedicine research.

Previous Conference

Highlights from 2013 meeting - 1st Personalized Nano-Medicine Symposium

  • Introduction of individualized treatment paradigms for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
  • Nearly 100 scientists, engineers and physician from distinguished institutions nationwide attended the event.
  • Four sessions focusing on Nanomaterials and Nanodevices; Nanoengineering for Personalized Medicine, and New Engineering for Personalized Diagnostics/Treatments.
  • Topics covered ranged from treatment of inflammatory arthritis to nanobioelectronics.
  • Panel discussion led by NIH scientists.
  • Keynote speech delivered by Deputy Director, Dr. Belina Seto, NIBIB, NIH.
1st Personalized Nano-Medicine Symposium Pictures

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