PIB was pleased to invite you to “Nanomedical Vistas – Technology Applied to Medicine in Today’s Future”. The invited speaker was Dr. Mauro Ferrari, President and CEO, Ernest Cockrell Jr. Distinguished Endowed Chair at The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, and President of the Alliance for NanoHealth, in Houston.
Professor Mauro Ferrari is an internationally recognized expert in the development and application of biomedical nanotechnology. He published more that 200 peer-reviewed articles and has more than 30 US and international patents. He lead the development of the NCI’s program on nanotechnology and founded several start-up companies. He received several national and international prestigious awards from the National Institute of Health, the National Science Foundation, the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, the Department of Defense among others. His research program focuses on bringing nanotechnology to clinical medicine in several areas including oncology, cardiovascular medicine, infectious disease and diabetes. His research is bringing nanotechnology to address some of the important requirements of modern medicine from early diagnosis (platform for the detection of biomarkers) to personalized therapy (controlled-release implants, BioNanoScaffolds and nano-vectors).
The PIB Team