MFJMCE-EU Jean Monnet Project Newsletter - Special Edition June 2017

The special edition on "Health and Innovation: Nanotechnology for Medicine" has just been published. You can read it here

On June 14-15, 2017, the Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence organized a workshop entitled “Health and Innovation: Nanotechnology for Medicine: The latest research in NanoMedicine and its impacts on healthcare” with high-profile speakers:

  • Dr. Serge Braun, Chief Scientific Officer, AFM-Telethon, Evry, France
  • Dr. Tarek R. Fadel, Assistant Director, The Marble Center for Cancer Nanomedicine; The Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Re-search; Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA
  • Dr. Babak Kateb, Founding Chairman of the Board of SBMT (Society for Brain Mapping & Therapeutics), President of Brain Mapping Foundation, Scientific Director of SBMT and Brain Mapping Foundation, Director of National Center for Nano-Bio-Electronics, Senior Editor of SBMT-NeuroMapping & Therapeutics, Chairman of Neuroscience-20/G20 Summit Brain Mapping Initiative, Scientific Director and Chief Strategy Officer, California Neurosurgical Institute, CA
  • Ms. Viktoria Bodnarova, Regional Representative, EURAXESS North America, Washington D.C.

The workshop included a discussion on the best research methods in the growing fields of nanotechnology and nanomedicine, as well as the impact of nanotechnology on medicine and its implications for the future of healthcare in Europe and in the United States. Participants also had the opportunity to discover the latest calls on nanotechology offered by the European Commission under the framework program for research and innovation, Horizon 2020.