Conferences

Society for Personalized Nano-Medicine

5th Scientific Symposium

November 1st & 2nd, 2018

The 5th 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 2018 will be held on November 1st and November 2nd 2018, at the MARC Building Pavilion, 11200 SW 8th St in Miami, Florida.

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, 2018, you will be able to call the Pullman Miami Airport Hotel (formerly known as the Sofitel Hotel) at 305-503-8384 ext. 447 to contact Lydia Hamilton 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 $134.00 applies when reserving a room for our conference dates (November 1nd and 2rd).

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)

Abraham Bautista, Ph.D.

Abraham Bautista, Ph.D.
Office of Extramural Activities NIAAA/NIH

Jeymohan Joseph, Ph.D.

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

Rao S. Rapaka, Ph.D.

Rao S. Rapaka, Ph.D.
Chemistry and Pharmacology Branch NIDA/NIH

Piotr Grodzinski, Ph.D.

Piotr Grodzinski, Ph.D.
National Cancer Institute

Key Note/ Plenary Speaker, Chair, Speakers & Discussants

Sulie Chang, Ph.D.

Sulie Chang, Ph.D.
Seaton Hall University

Howard E. Gendelman, M.D.

Howard E. Gendelman, M.D.
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Shilpa Buch, Ph.D.

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

John L. Volakis, Ph.D.

John L. Volakis, Ph.D.
Florida International University

Larry Nagahara, Ph.D.

Larry Nagahara, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University

Sudipta Seal, Ph.D.

Sudipta Seal, Ph.D.
University of Central Florida

Norma Sue Kenyon, Ph.D.

Norma Sue Kenyon, Ph.D.
University of Miami

Jay P. McLaughlin, Ph. D.

Jay P. McLaughlin, Ph. D.
University of Florida

Wellington Pham, Ph.D.

Wellington Pham, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Jinjun Shi, Ph.D.

Jinjun Shi, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School Center for Nanomedicine Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Corey Hopkins, Ph.D.

Corey Hopkins, Ph.D.
College of Pharmacy University of Nebraska Medical Center

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

Laura Bohn, Ph.D.

Laura Bohn, Ph.D.
Florida Atlantic University Brain Institute

Predrag Cudic, Ph.D.

Predrag Cudic, Ph.D.
Florida Atlantic University

Subhash Kak, Ph.D.

Subhash Kak, Ph.D.
Oklahoma State University

Kamel Khalili, Ph.D.

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

Nichole Klatt, Ph.D.

Nichole Klatt, Ph.D.
University of Miami

Vikas Dudeja, M.D.

Vikas Dudeja, M.D.
University of Miami Miller 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

Lidia Kos, Ph.D.

Lidia Kos, Ph.D.
Florida International University

Thomas Thundat, Ph.D.

Thomas Thundat, Ph.D.
University of Alberta

Brian Wigdahl, Ph.D.

Brian Wigdahl, Ph.D.
Drexel University College of Medicine

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

Hamid Ghandehari, Ph.D.

Hamid Ghandehari, Ph.D.
The University of Utah

Nazira El-Hage, Ph.D.

Nazira El-Hage, Ph.D.
Florida International University

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

Siddappa Byrareddy, Ph.D.

Siddappa Byrareddy, Ph.D.
College of Medicine University of Nebraska Medical Center

Ravi Pottathil, Ph.D.

Ravi Pottathil, Ph.D.
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Florida International University

Ashley N. Brown, Ph.D.

Ashley N. Brown, Ph.D.
College of Medicine University of Florida

Anthony J. McGoron, Ph.D.

Anthony J. McGoron, Ph.D.
Florida International University

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

Habibeh Khoshbouei, Pharm.D., Ph.D.

Habibeh Khoshbouei, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
University of Florida College of Medicine

Nagesh Kolishetti, Ph.D.

Nagesh Kolishetti, Ph.D.
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Florida International University

François J. Villinger, DVM, Ph.D.

François J. Villinger, DVM, Ph.D.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Suzana Hamdan, Ph.D.

Suzana Hamdan, Ph.D.
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Purnima Gupta, Ph.D.

Purnima Gupta, Ph.D.
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Florida International University

Yuqing Gong, M.S.

Yuqing Gong, M.S.
University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Sneham Tiwari, M.S.

Sneham Tiwari, M.S.
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Florida International University

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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