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Pancreas Cancer Seminar Series

Pancreas Cancer Seminar Series

You are cordially invited to attend The Pancreas Cancer Seminar Series presentation by Dr. Paras N Prasad, PhD from The State University of New York at Buffalo- titled: "Biomedical nanotechnology and nanomedicine: Current status, Future opportunities and challenges to overcome".

The Pancreas Cancer Seminar Series meeting (PCSS) is a bi-weekly series where a multi-disciplinary group meets to exchange ideas and research about pancreatic cancer. Invited speakers come both from within the core group of pancreatic cancer researchers, as well as those that might contribute meaningfully to the ongoing team science efforts in pancreatic cancer on campus.

Date: 7/25/17, 9am to 10am
Time: 7/25/17, 9am to 10am
Location: Pickens Academic Tower, Floor 3, Room 4 (FCT3.4142)
Format: Seminar/Conference
CME: 0
Facilitator: Anirban Maitra, MBBS
Speaker: Paras Prasad
Speaker Bio: PARAS N. PRASAD, Ph.D., is SUNY Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, Physics, Electrical Engineering and Medicine; Samuel P. Capen Chair of Chemistry; and Executive Director of the Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics. In 2005, Scientific American named him among the top 50 science and technology leaders in the world. He has published more than 780 scientific papers, along with four field-defining monographs in Nonlinear Optics, Biophotonics, Nanophotonics, and Nanomedicine; eight edited books; and numerous patents. Beyond his outstanding scholastic and research achievements, his work has had substantial technological and societal impact, having produced 9 spin-off companies; one successful example is a publically traded company, Nanobiotix, now in advanced clinical trial for cancer therapy.
Sponsor: Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology / Sheikh Ahmed Center for Pancreatic Research
Contact: Matonia Figgers - (713) 792-5032 - msfiggers@mdanderson.org