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  1. 2008 BioNano Technology and Pharmaceuticals

    06 Aug 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Pankaj Sharma, Nalam Madhusudhana Rao

    The purpose of this symposium is to bring together top scientists from India and the United States to present their latest work and to discuss future international scientific collaborative partnerships. This one and a half day symposium will also feature a special second half day mini-symposium...

  2. Multiplex Detection of Cell Surface Markers using Plasmonic Sensors

    21 Jul 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Joseph M K Irudayaraj

    Gold nanorod molecular probes (GNrMPs) were designed and fabricated for multiplex identification of cell surface markers in HBECs. Cells were probed directly using dark field microscopy integrated with a spectral imager for simultaneous detection of up to three surface markers. The...

  3. Development of Highly Porous Large Polymeric Microparticles for Sustained Local Drug Delivery to the Lung

    10 Jul 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Yoon Yeo

    In this presentation, I will introduce a new way of making highly porous large polymeric microparticles recently developed in my lab. These microparticles exhibited desirable aerodynamic properties, reduced macrophage uptake, encapsulated a drug efficiently, and provided sustained drug release...

  4. Functionalized Nanomaterials at the Interface of Biology and Technology

    24 Apr 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Dean Ho, National Center for Learning & Teaching in Nanosca

    Nanomaterials, such as block copolymeric membranes and nanodiamonds, can be engineered for a broad range of applications in energy and medicine. This presentation will highlight the relevance of these materials as foundations for device fabrication across the spectrum of biology and technology....

  5. KIST/PU Ligand-functionalized gold nanorods as theragnostic agents

    06 Dec 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Alexander Wei

    Plasmon-resonant gold nanorods have been examined as multifunctional agents for imaging and photoactivated therapies. Nanorods can be imaged with single-particle sensitivity by two-photon luminescence (TPL) when excited by fs-pulsed laser irradiation, and have been monitored in vivo while...

  6. KIST/PU A bi-functional block copolymer hydrogels and micelles for protein and drug delivery

    28 Nov 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Doo Sung Lee

    Novel biodegradable & injectable poly(β-amino ester)-poly(ε-caprolactone)-poly(ethylene glycol)-poly(ε-caprolactone)-poly(β-amino ester)(PAE-PCL-PEG-PCL-PAE) bi-functional, pH/temperature-sensitive, block copolymer hydrogels were prepared and applied to protein and drug delivery. In this...

  7. BME 695N Lecture 19: In vivo model systems to study nanomedical approaches to cancer detection and intervention

    27 Nov 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Deborah W Knapp

    With Deborah Knapp as guest lecturer.

  8. BME 695N Lecture 18: Designing nanodelivery systems for in-vivo use

    12 Nov 2007 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary

    Outline:Overview – the in-vitro to ex-vivo to in-vivo paradigm In-vitro - importance of choosing suitable cell lines Ex-vivo – adding the complexity of in-vivo background while keeping the simplicity of in-vitro In-vivo - all the complexity of ex-vivo plus the “active” components of a real...

  9. KIST/PU Multiplex Detection of Cell Surface Markers Using Plasmonic Sensors

    23 Oct 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Joseph M K Irudayaraj

    Gold nanorod molecular probes (GNrMPs) were designed and fabricated for multiplex identification of cell surface markers in HBECs. Cells were probed directly using dark field microscopy integrated with a spectral imager for simultaneous detection of up to three surface markers. The...

  10. KIST/PU Design and Performance of Bioresponsive Nanocarriers with Tunable Reactivity for Drug and Gene Delivery

    23 Oct 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Dave Thompson

    Our lab has focused on the development of bioresponsive nanocarriers that are designed to release their cargo upon entry into acidic environments such as those found in cellular endosomes and sites of poor circulation. Computational methods have been used to design vinyl ether lipids of varying...

  11. KIST/PU Phage Display Selection of Tissue-Specific Homing Peptides and their Theragnostic Applications

    23 Oct 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Byung-Heon Lee

    Several homing peptides that are specific to tumor cells, artherosclerotic plaques, stroke lesion, apoptotic cells and phosphatidylserine have been isolated by phage display in our laboratory. For example, the Bld-1 peptide is specific to bladder tumor cells and the AP-1 to atherosclerotic...

  12. KIST/PU Tumor-Homing Chitosan-Based Nanoparticles for Cancer Theragnosis; Imaging, Drug Delivery and Therapy

    23 Oct 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Ick Chan Kwon

    We have prepared self-assembled polymeric drug carriers containing fluorophore and loaded drugs for theragnostic imaging of tumors. This new type of polymeric drug carriers visualizes the accumulation of carriers at tumor sites, and evaluates therapeutic efficacies, and thereby providing an...

  13. KIST/PU 2nd Annual Symposium: Molecular Imaging and Theragnosis

    23 Oct 2007 |

    This symposium presents an overview of the research of the Global Research Laboratory (GRL), a program that reflects a direct collaboration of scientific research between South Korea (Korea Institute of Science and Technology [KIST] and its affiliated research institutions) and the United States...

  14. Jameel Shaik

    http://nanohub.org/members/23290

  15. BME 695N: Engineering Nanomedical Systems (Fall 2007)

    03 Aug 2007 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary

    This course will cover the basic concepts of design of integrated nanomedical systems for diagnostics and therapeutics. Topics to be covered include: why nanomedical approaches are needed, cell targeting strategies, choice of core nanomaterials, technologies for testing composition and structure...

  16. Marital Relationships & Coping with Cancer

    11 May 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Cleveland G. Shields

    Breast cancer is one of the most prevalent forms of cancer in women. We conducted a cross sectional study of 77 women and their spouses coping with breast cancer. Both couples completed almost identical surveys. We hypothesized that couples who reported higher levels of criticism and avoidance...

  17. Nanotechnologies, Science and Society: Promises and Challenges

    10 May 2007 | | Contributor(s):: James Leary

  18. Antiestrogenic Conjugates as New Breast Cancer Chemoprevention Agents

    08 Mar 2007 | | Contributor(s):: Ross Weatherman

    Tamoxifen is the first drug specifically approved for the prevention of cancer and arguably the most successful anticancer drug of all time. Although millions of breast cancer patients have benefited from tamoxifen therapy, there are side effects that hinder the broad use of tamoxifen as a...

  19. Purdue OSC Cancer Prevention Seminar Series

    01 Mar 2007 |

    The goal of the OSC Cancer Prevention Seminar Series is to provide an environment that facilitates increased collaboration of these scholarly efforts to promote further interdisciplinary interactions and research that lead to development of innovative methods for smoking cessation and program...

  20. 2005 Oncological Sciences Center Symposium Agenda

    07 Dec 2006 |