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Keynote Speakers

Ashutosh Chilkoti, Prof.
Alan L. Kaganov Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham (USA)

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Molecular Engineering of Nanoscale Polymer Interfaces and Structures for Diagnostics and Drug Delivery

Elias Fattal, Prof. PhD.
University of Paris-Sud, Institut Galien Paris-Sud, Director of UMR CNRS 8612, Paris (France)

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Aptamer-Guided Nanomedicines for Nucleic Acid Delivery

Uday B. Kompella, PhD.
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nanomedicine and Drug Delivery Laboratory, Co-Founder Ocugen, Aurora (USA)

Academia and Industry Collaborations for Drug Product Development and Clinical Translation



Invited Speakers

Lea Ann Dailey, Prof. Dr.
Martin Luther Universität Halle Wittenberg, Head of the Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmaceutics Biopharmacy group, Halle (Germany)

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Inhaled Nanomedicines to Enhance Treatment Options for Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis

Sandrine Gerber, Prof.
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Institute of Chemical Sciences & Engineering, Head of Group for Functionalized Biomaterials, Lausanne (Switzerland)

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Functionalized Harmonic Nanoparticles for Bioimaging, Cell Tracking and Drug Delivery Applications

Naama Geva-Zatorsky, PhD.
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Technion Integrated Cancer Center, Haifa(Israel)

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Shining Light on the Gut Microbiota as Immune Modulators 

Alexander Kühne, Prof. Dr.
Ulm University, Institute of Macromolecular and Organic Chemistry (OC III), Ulm (Germany)

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Monodisperse conjugated Polymer Nanoparticles – their Synthesis and Potential for Biomedical Imaging Modalities

Yoav Livney, Prof.
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute, Haifa (Israel)

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Milk protein based Nanovehicles for targeting MDR Gastric Cancer

Andrew Nelson, Prof.
University of Leeds, School of Chemistry, Leeds (United Kingdom)

Third Generation on-line high throughput Technologies for Nanosafety, Toxicity Testing and Drug Discovery

Emanuele Papini, Prof.
University of Padova - UNIPD, Department of Biomedical Sciences - DSB, Padova (Italy)

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Insights into Nanoparticle - Innate Immunity Interaction for Medical Translation

Hannes Stockinger, Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.
Medical University of Vienna, Leiter Zentrum für Pathophysiologie, Infektiologie und Immunologie und Leiter Institut für Hygiene und Angewandte Immunologie (Austria)

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Nanoimaging for Cancer- and Immunotheranostics

Christian Wölk, Dr.
Martin Luther University (MLU) Halle-Wittenberg, Institute of Pharmacy, Leader of the Research Group “Nucleic Acid based Therapies”, Halle (Germany)

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Peptide-mimicking amphiphils for DNA Delivery – The Way to efficient pharmaceutical Formulations