International Symposium on Engineering Stimuli-responsive Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery

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The symposium offers presentations by invited speakers from around the world, who will cover the design rationale of stimuli-responsive nanomaterials and biomedical applications of the materials in cancer therapy, diabetes treatment, regenerative medicine and tissue engineering. The symposium provides a unique opportunity for interaction and networking among attendees with different academic backgrounds. Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are particularly encouraged to participate. Register Here

Date:  26 October 2017 (Thursday)

Time: 10:45 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Venue:  Cheung Kung Hai Lecture Theatre 1, William M.W. Mong Block, Faculty of Medicine Building,

Symposium Programme:
10:50-11:00 Prof. LEUNG Suet Yi  The University of Hong Kong
Welcome & Opening Remarks

Session Chair: Dr. YUENG Kelvin, The University of Hong Kong                  
11:00-11:35 Dr. BIAN Liming The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Title: Nanoscale Biomaterials for Regulating Stem Cell Behaviors and Promoting In-situ Tissue Regeneration
11:35-12:10 Prof. CHEN Xuesi Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Title: Combination of Nanomedicine and Vascular Disrupting Agent for Cancer Therapy

12:10-12:45 Prof. WANG Jun South China University of Technology
Title: Tumor Microenvironment-Targeted Nanomedicine for Enhanced Cancer Therapy

Session Chair: Dr. SHUM Anderson The University of Hong Kong
14:00-14:35 Prof. WANG Min The University of Hong Kong
Title: New Theranostics for Early Detection and Effective Treatment of Cancer
14:35-15:10 Dr. XU Chenjie Nanyang Technological University
Title: Stimuli-responsive Micro/nanotechnologies for Theranosis in Tissue Engineering
15:10-15:45 Dr. GE Zhishen  University of Science and Technology of China
Title: Tumor Microenvironment-Responsive Block Copolymers for Drug Delivery to Overcome Physiological Barriers

Session Chair: Dr. WANG Weiping The University of Hong Kong    
16:15-16:50 Prof. ZHAO Yue Université de Sherbrooke
Title: Exploring Stimulus-triggered Shifting of Critical Solution Temperature for Polymer Micelle Disruption
16:50-17:25 Dr. GU Zhen University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University
Title: Bio-responsive Drug Delivery by Artificial Cells and Real Cells

17:25-18:00 Dr. SHI Jinjun Harvard Medical School
Title: Bioresponsive RNA Nanomedicines for Cancer Therapy

18:00-18:10 Prof. TAM Paul The University of Hong Kong
Closing Remarks


Dr. Li Dak-Sum Research Centre, The University of Hong Kong – Karolinska Institutet Collaboration in Regenerative Medicine
Strategic Research Theme: Biomedical Engineering and Nanotechnology


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