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April 2007
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Welcome to NSTI’s Nano World News the monthly newsletter that seeks to inform the broad range of professionals representing the multi-disciplinary and multi-sector community integrated by nanotechnology. Each issue focuses on the research, development and business of nanotechnology and its numerous pulling industries.

Next-Gen Nano Composite Devices Aim To Reduce Complexity for NanoMedicine
 
By: Vance McCarthy

Researchers at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute (Buffalo, NY), are working on a new generation of nanodevices to improve imaging and treatment of cancer and other diseases.

The work of Drs. Mohamed K. Khan, M.D., Ph.D. and Lajos P. Balogh, Ph.D., co-directors of the NanoBiotechnology Center of Roswell Parkís Department of Radiation Medicine, focuses on Composite NanoDevices (CNDs), an emerging class of hybrid nanoparticulate materials. CNDs are composite nanodevices made from dendrimer-based polymers, for example from poly(amidoamine) [(PAMAMs)].


Nanotech Delivery Request: A Corporate Presentation from Merck Research Laboratories
 

Representatives from Merck will make a special presentation to researchers and scientists in universities and companies at the Nanotech 2007 conference on May 23, 2007 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California.

The presentation will focus on areas Merck is especially interested in developing collaboration around enabling technologies that can be applied to the targeted delivery of siRNA particles in-vivo.


Nanotech 2007 Keynote Update: Dr. Altaf Carim, Co-Chair of the National Science & Technology Council, NNIís Governing Body
 
By: Vance McCarthy

Dr. Altaf Carim, a leading scientist with the governing body for the U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), will deliver a keynote address at Nanotech 2007, the nationís largest Nanotech Conference and Trade Show, May 20-24, 2007, in Santa Clara, California.

[The NNI is managed within the NSTC, a Cabinet-level council through which the President coordinates U.S. Government science, space, and technology policies and activities. The NSTCís Nanoscale Science Engineering and Technology (NSET) Subcommittee is composed of representatives from agencies participating in the NNI.


Nanotech and Cleantech Exhibitors Bulletin — More Publicity
 

Business Wire and Virtual Press Office are the official news release distribution services for all NSTI events, providing media, analysts and the financial community worldwide with 24/7 access to event news releases, multimedia and online media kits. This is facilitated through their exhibitor news archives which are located within the “press/media” areas of the Nanotech and Cleantech show websites.


Featured Media Sponsors-Nature Nanotechnology, Nanomedicine, Nanotechnology
 

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The Nanotechnology journal is published fortnightly and is going to become a weekly publication from 2007. Starting in 2007 the journal Nanotechnology will be launching subject sections offering its readers high-quality original research papers in…


TechConnect Summit To Offer Exclusive Corporate Partnering and Technology Showcase in Heart of Silicon Valley May 23-24
 

Program will include dozens of pre-vetted technology and early stage company presentations, and exclusive corporate presentations.


Relax, Network and Test Drive Some Nanotech-Innovated Products
 

The Nanotechnology Innovations Showcase and Reception will not only give you an opportunity to network with your peers but also give you an opportunity to try firsthand, cool products that have been enhanced with nanotechnology.


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