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CEN Congress 2015 - Program

Nanomedicine Symposium CEN@Regione Lombardia
Synthesis of nanomaterials, biological applications and modelling
Milan 21 September, 2015 - Auditorium Testori, Palazzo Lombardia

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08:30 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 – 09:30 Welcome addresses
Adriano De Maio, President of the CEN Foundation
Mario Melazzini, Regional Minister for Enterprise, Research and Innovation of Regione Lombardia

Chair: Maurizio Masi, Scientific Director of the CEN Foundation

09:30 – 10:10 Mauro Ferrari, Houston Methodist Research Institute, “Nanoporous silicon platforms against triple-negative breast cancer”

10:10 – 10:30 Francesco Cellesi, CEN Foundation and Politecnico di Milano, “Podocyte-targeted therapeutic nanodelivery to treat proteinuric glomerular diseases”

10:30 – 11:10 Nicola Pugno, University of Trento, “Nanomechanics in Nanomedicine”

11:10 - 11:30 Coffee break

Chair: Pierangelo Metrangolo, Full Professor at the Chemistry, Material and Chemical Engineering Department of the Politecnico di Milano

11:30 – 12:10 Kevin Braeckmans, Ghent University,
“Studying nanomedicine biobarriers by advanced fluorescence microscopy methods”

12:10 – 12:30 Francesca Baldelli Bombelli, CEN
Foundation and Politecnico di Milano, “Fluorinated nanomaterials for biomedical applications”

12:30 – 13:10 Jons Hilborn, Uppsala University,
“Challenges and possibilities in protein delivery and gene silencing”

13:10 – 14:30 Lunch

Chair: Davide Ambrosi, Professor at the Department of Mathematics of Politecnico di Milano

14:30 – 15:10 Luigi Preziosi, Politecnico di Torino,
“Multiscale Mathematical Models of Cell Migration and Tumour Invasion”

15:10 – 15:30 Pasquale Ciarletta, CEN Foundation and Politecnico di Milano, “Mechanobiology and morphogenesis in living matter”

15:30 – 15:50 Qingsen Li, IFOM - FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology, “ATR mediated

15:50 – 16:10 Pier Giuseppe Pelicci, European Institute of Oncology, "DNA deep sequencing coupled to in vivo phage display screening allows the identification of
tumor specific antibodies”

16:10 – 16:30 Coffee break

Chair: Piergiorgio Messa, Director of the Nephrology, Urology and Renal Transplant Unit – Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico

16:30 – 17:10 Anna Salvati, Groningen Research Institute of Pharmacy, “Understanding how cells process nanosized materials for drug delivery”

17:10 – 17:30 Massimo Masserini, University of Milano – Bicocca, “Exploiting physiological proteins to drive drug-carrying nanoparticles across the blood-brain barrier”

17:30 – 17:50 Lorena Passoni, Fondazione Filarete and University of Milano, “Delivering functionalized nanovectors to infiltrating and metastatic glioblastoma cells”

17:50 – 19:00 Poster Session and Farewell Cocktail



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