"Nano in Cancer": Linking Chemistry, Biology, and Clinical Applications In Vivo

Miami Beach, Florida


   American Association for Cancer Research

   Upcoming Conferences at the Forefront of Cancer Research

   January 12-15, 2011

   “Nano in Cancer”: Linking Chemistry, Biology, and Clinical
   Applications In Vivo

   Chairpersons: David Piwnica-Worms, Karen L.Wooley, and Jan E.
   Schnitzer Miami, FL

   Please visit http://www.aacr.org/meetingcalendar often for additional
   conferences and program updates.

Schedule of Presentations:

Wednesday, January 12, 2011
19:00:00 Keynote Address
19:30:00 New targeting mechanisms and contrast agents for molecular imaging and therapy Roger Y. Tsien
20:00:00 Networking Reception
Thursday, January 13, 2011
07:00:00 Continental Breakfast
08:00:00 Session 1: Chemistry: Multi-Functional Nano Platforms Karen L. Wooley
08:05:00 Tailoring of nanoscopic devices through chemistry Karen L. Wooley
08:30:00 Polyvalent DNA nanostructures: New modalities in cancer diagnostics and therapeutics Chad A. Mirkin
09:00:00 Co-opting Moore's Law: Chemical synthesis of nanotherapies of controlled size and shape Joseph DeSimone
09:30:00 Break
10:00:00 Session 2: Nano-Targeting Overcoming In Vivo Barriers Jan E. Schnitzer
10:15:00 Proteomic mapping and targeting of the transvascular pumping space in caveolae in vivo Jan E. Schnitzer
10:30:00 Mucus penetrating nanoparticles for lung, cervical, and ovarian cancers Justin Hanes
11:00:00 Engineering cooperative nanosystems Sangeeta N. Bhatia
11:30:00 Poster Session A and Lunch
14:30:00 Session 3: Biomarkers and Diagnostics Ralph J Weissleder
14:35:00 Cancer cell profiling with DMR Ralph J Weissleder
15:00:00 Title to be announced Louis Bouchard
15:30:00 Ligand-directed targeting and nanotechnology: Discovery and translational updates Renata Pasqualini
16:00:00 Break
16:30:00 Session 4: Nano-Molecular Imaging David R. Piwnica-Worms
16:35:00 Cerenkov Radiation Energy Transfer (CRET): A new strategy for optical imaging of PET Isotopes with fluorescent nanoparticles David R. Piwnica-Worms
17:00:00 Imaging tumors with targeted magnetic resonance contrast agents Andrew Tsourkas
17:30:00 Multifunctional nanoparticles for optical imaging of tumors Samuel Achilefu
18:00:00 Evening off / Dinner on own
Friday, January 14, 2011
07:00:00 Continental Breakfast
08:00:00 Session 5: Clinical Prospects and Cancer Applications Lihong Wang
08:05:00 Photoacoustic tomography: In vivo functional and molecular imaging beyond the optical diffusion limit Lihong Wang
08:30:00 Title to be announced Mauro Ferrari
09:00:00 Title to be announced Esther H Chang
09:30:00 Break
10:00:00 Proffered Papers Session
12:00:00 Lunch on own
14:00:00 Session 6: Therapeutic Nanoparticles and Nano Gene Delivery Shuming Nie
14:05:00 Multifunctional nanoparticles for tumor targeting and penetration Shuming Nie
14:30:00 Laser-induced explosion of nanoparticles ("nano-bombs") for selective cancer nanophotothermolysis Renat Letfullin
15:00:00 Targeted gold nanoparticles and non-invasive RF treatment for cancer Steven A Curley
15:30:00 Poster Session B and Reception
18:00:00 Evening off / Dinner on own
Saturday, January 15, 2011
07:00:00 Continental Breakfast
08:00:00 Session 7: Thematic Translational Potential
08:15:00 Magnetic labeling of cells: Will we ever get to the clinic Joseph A. Frank
08:30:00 Cancer complexity Donald S Coffey
09:00:00 Bilamellar cationic liposomes: From clinic to lab to clinic Neil Senzer
09:30:00 Break
10:00:00 Session 8: Controversies: Safety, Toxicity, and Environment Larry A. Nagahara
10:15:00 Fate and effects of inhaled nanoparticlesDeSimone Gunter Oberdorster
10:30:00 Impact of the biological environment on nanoparticle coating and cytotoxicity Laura K. Braydich-Stole
11:00:00 Cancer nanotechnology: Addressing toxicity for better translation Larry A. Nagahara
12:00:00 Departure
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