MAR 01, 2013 08:00 AM PST

Diamond-Based Nanomedicine for Enhanced Cancer Treatment and Imaging

Speakers
  • Professor, Oral Biology and Medicine, Advanced Prosthodontics, Co-Director, Weintraub Center for Reconstructive Biotechnology, UCLA School of Dentistry
    Biography
      Dr. Dean Ho is currently a Professor in the Division of Oral Biology and Medicine, the Division of Advanced Prosthodontics, and Co-Director of the Weintraub Center for Reconstructive Biotechnology at the UCLA School of Dentistry. Prior to coming to UCLA, Dr. Ho was an Associate Professor in the Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering in the Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science and a member of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center at Northwestern University. Dr. Ho joined the school as a faculty member in July 2012.

    Abstract:
    Abstract:
    • Understand unique attributes of diamond-based nanoparticles and why it is used for imaging for cancer and drug delivery
    • Understand in-vitro and in-vivo applications of diamond-based nanoparticles
    Learning Objectives:
    • Understand unique attributes of diamond-based nanoparticles and why it is used for imaging for cancer and drug delivery
    • Understand in-vitro and in-vivo applications of diamond-based nanoparticles

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