Nanotech 2011

Nano Medical Sciences

Nano Medical Sciences

Symposium Chair

Khuloud Al-JamalKhuloud Al-Jamal
Lecturer in Nanomedicine
King's College London,

Confirmed Invited Speakers

Anna StradnerA nanoscience-based approach to protein condensation diseases - the example of cataract formation
Anna Stradner
Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Symposium Sessions

Tuesday June 14

10:30 TechConnect Corporate Partnering: Pharma & Biotech
1:30 Nano Medical Sciences 1
1:30 Harvard and MIT Technology Showcase
4:00 Italian Trade Commission Reception - Nanotech booth 1607, Cleantech booth 707
4:00 Innovation Showcase & Poster Session - Reception (4:00 - 6:00)
 Cancer Nanotechnology
 Nano Medical Sciences

Wednesday June 15

10:30 Bio Nano Materials: Cell Supports & Scaffolds 2
1:30 Bio Nano Materials: Cellular & Nanostructure Material Interactions
1:30 TechConnect IP Partnering: Biotech & Medical
3:00 TechConnect IP Partnering: Pharmaceuticals
4:00 Piemonte Agency For Investments, Export And Tourism Reception - Nanotech booth 1607, Cleantech booth 707
4:00 Innovation Showcase & Poster Session - Reception (4:00 - 6:00)
 Cancer Nanotechnology
 Nanotechnology for Neurology

Thursday June 16

8:30 Keynotes: Interactions between Nanostructures & Living Systems
10:00 Networking Coffee Break
10:30 Environmental Health and Safety: Bio Impact
1:00 TechConnect Ventures: Biotech & Medical
1:30 EHS - Enviromental Monitoring, Control & Regulation

Symposium Program

Tuesday June 14

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10:30TechConnect Corporate Partnering: Pharma & BiotechRoom 309
Session chair: Didier Leconte, MSBi Valorisation, CA
10:30Merck TechConnect Partnering
R. Leonard, Merck, US
10:50Novartis TechConnect Partnering
B. Thorner, Novartis, US
11:30Sanofi Aventis TechConnect Partnering
S. Natesan, Sanofi Aventis, US
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1:30Nano Medical Sciences 1Room 302
Session chair: Fiona Case, NSTI
1:30A nanoscience-based approach to protein condensation diseases - the example of cataract formation (invited presentation)
A. Stradner, Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg, CH
2:00CNS Regeneration After Chronic Injury Using a Self-assembled Nano Material
Y.-X. Liang, S.W.H. Cheung, K.C.W. Chan, E.X. Wu, D.K.C. Tay, R.G. Ellis-Behnke, Medical Faculty Mannheim of the University of Heidelberg, DE
2:20Nano-neuronal recording for Neurodegenerative disease research
A. Islam, E. Panaitescu, D. Reig, L. Menon, Northeastern University, US
2:40The mechanical sensitivity of vesicle dynamics in in vivo and in vitro neurons
W. Ahmed, T. Li, S. Rubakhin, A. Chiba, J. Sweedler, T.A. Saif, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US
3:00Effects of Chitosan and Nanoparticles on Survival of Schwann Cells and Dorsal Root Ganglion Neurons
J.C.K. Lai, W. Gao, S.W. Leung, Idaho State University, US
3:20Magnetic manipulation of nanorods inside the nucleus of living cells
A. Celedon, Johns Hopkins University & Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, US
3:40Quantum Dots as a Unique Nanoscaffold to Mimic Membrane Receptor Clustering
N. Anikeeva, D. Gakamsky, Yu. Sykulev, Thomas Jefferson University, US
4:00Evidence of the Anti-inflammatory effect of Silver- polyvinyl Pyrrolidone Nanoparticles (Ag-PVP) in Chlamydia trachomatis infected Macrophages and HeLa Cells
A.N. Yilma, S.R. Singh, T.A. Murtada, S. Fairley, P. Subbarayan, V.A. Dennis, Alabama State University, US
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1:30Harvard and MIT Technology ShowcaseRoom 306
Session chair: Bob Benson, Harvard University
B. Benson, Harvard University, US
1:35Nanotechnology Meets Biology (invited presentation)
C. Lieber, Harvard University, US
2:00Ultra-Sensitive, Label-Free Biosensor For Diagnostic Applications (invited presentation)
M. Loncar, Harvard University, US
2:15Extracting value from biomedical images using human and machine intelligence (invited presentation)
S. Seung, MIT, US
2:30Nanowire Platform for Biomolecule Delivery (invited presentation)
H. Park, Harvard University, US
2:45Convergence of medical procedures with drugs and diagnostics (invited presentation)
M. Cima, MIT, US
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4:00Italian Trade Commission Reception - Nanotech booth 1607, Cleantech booth 707Expo Hall
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4:00Innovation Showcase & Poster Session - Reception (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall
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Cancer NanotechnologyExpo Hall
-Polymersomes and Imaging: An Quantitative Approach
A.S. Joseph, N.J. Brown, G. Battaglia, University of Sheffield, UK
-Biocompatible nanophosphors as biomarkers for cancer detection
G.A. Sotiriou, D. Franco, A. Ferrari, D. Poulikakos, S.E. Pratsinis, Particle Technology Laboratory, ETH Zurich, CH
-Investigating the role of the FOXA1 protein in cancer with Scanning Probe Microscopy
I. Theodorou, Imperial College London, UK
-Improve the photodynamic detection and therapy of cancers with gold nanorods
J-Y Chen, Fudan university, Shanghai, China, CN
-Enhanced Cell Electro-permeabilisation Combined with Phototherapy to Target-Killing Cancer Cells by Using Multi Functional Carbon Nanotubes
P-C Lee, National Taiwan University, TW
-Ultra-Small Gold-Doxorubicin Rapidly Kill Cancer Cells
X. Zhang, J.L. Nadeau, H. Chibli, McGill University, CA
-Polymer-based delivery vehicle for cisplatin
D.B. Vieira, C.F.M. Menck, A.M. Carmona-Ribeiro, University of São Paulo, BR
-Prostate Cancer-Specific Drug Delivery and Imaging System: Design, Synthesis, and Characterization of Multi-functional AuNPs
K-L Dao, Northeastern University, US
-The Effect of Anticancer Nanotherapy on Lewis Lung Carcinoma
V.E. Orel, A.D. Shevchenko, N.A. Nikolov, N.N. Dzyatkovskya, A.V. Romanov, A.Yu. Richalskiy, A.P. Burlaka, S.M. Lukin, V.N. Uvarov, I.B. Schepotin, National cancer institute, UA
-Application of Magnetic Nanoparticles in Cancer Treatment
M.D. Coskun, H.M. Kutlu, G. Guney, Anadolu University, TR
-Anti-Cancer Gold Nanoparticle Conjugates: Endocrine Targeted Treatment Strategies and Laser Photothermal Therapy
E.C. Dreaden, E.B. Dickerson, I.H. El-Sayed, X. Huang, J.F. McDonald, A.K. Oyelere, M.A. El-Sayed, Georgia Institute of Technology, US
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Nano Medical SciencesExpo Hall
-Nanostructural Effects of Mitomycin C Applications on Scleral Collagen Fibrils: Atomic Force Microscopy Observation
S. Choi, Y. Cheong, E. Kwon, G.B. Jung, H.-J. Lee, J.-H. Shin, K.-H. Jin, H.-K. Park, Kyung Hee University, KR
-Nanostructural Changes in Surface of Stainless Steel Archwires Combined with Orthodontic Conventional and Self-Ligating Brackets
S. Choi, H. Joo, Y. Cheong, S. Lee, S. Kim, Y.-G. Park, H.-K. Park, Kyung Hee University, KR
-The effectiveness of a new nano-TiO2 biocide in inactivating methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Candida albicans biofilms
C.E. Vergani, A.L. Machado, C.A. Zamperini, F.C. Picon, E. Longo, Univ Estadual Paulista - UNESP, BR
-The Intracellular Co- localizations of Different Size of Gold Nanoparticles
C. Boyoglu, S. Boyoglu-Barnum, S. Soni, Q. He, G. Willing, M.E. Miller, S.R. Singh, Alabama State University, US
-Investigation of Zona Pellucida Hardening with Atomic Force Microscopy and Nonlinear Optimization
M.C. Frassanito, M. Papi, M. De Spirito, L. Lamberti, A. Boccaccio, G. Arcovito, C. Pappalettere, Politecnico di Bari, IT
-Novel alternative, multistranded, plasmid, and helical transitional DNA and RNA microarrays: the next generation of nucleic acid microarrays
C.E. Gagna, W.C. Lambert, New York Institute of Technology, US
-Genomic Mappings and Frequency Domain Analysis
S.E. Lyshevski, Rochester Institute of Technology, US

Wednesday June 15

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10:30Bio Nano Materials: Cell Supports & Scaffolds 2Room 310
Session chair: Giuseppe Battaglia, The University of Sheffield
10:30Biomimetic Polyurethanes for Regenerative Medicine
G. Ciardelli, S. Sartori, P. Serafini, M. Boffito, A. Caporale, A. Silvestri, E. Bernardi, F. Boccafoschi, Politecnico di Torino, IT
10:50Nanoskin for Medical Applications
P. Basmaji, Innovatecs, BR
11:10Three-dimensional cell instructive scaffolds to direct stem cell fate
P. Viswanathan, S. Chirasatitsin, G. Reilly, A. Engler, G. Battaglia, University of Sheffield, UK
11:30An investigation of nano patterned surfaces and their influence of cell behavior
M. Baum, C. Vetter, M. Wiemer, T. Gessner, Fraunhofer ENAS, DE
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1:30Bio Nano Materials: Cellular & Nanostructure Material InteractionsRoom 302
Session chair: Giuseppe Battaglia, The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
1:30Nanostructured Materials Direct Cell Behavior (invited presentation)
A.J. Engler, University of California, San Diego, US
2:00Nanomaterials can influence living biological systems with nanometer sensitivity
S. Sabella, V. Brunetti, G. Maiorano, L. Rizzello, B. Sorce, G. Vecchio, A. Galeone, R. Cingolani, P.P. Pompa, Italian Institute of Technology, IT
2:20Investigation of carbon nanotube degradation in vitro and in vivo using Raman spectroscopy
J. Conroy, A.A. Shvedova, V.E. Kagan, A. Meade, A. Knyazev, D. Kelleher, Y. Volkov, Trinity College Dublin, IE
2:40Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells (hMSCs) Interaction with Nanoporous Titania Substrates
D.K. Nagesha, J.T. Maniscalco, D. Guarnieri, V. Belli, P.A. Netti, S. Sridhar, Northeastern University, US
3:00Mechanistic studies of in vitro cytotoxicity of PAMAM dendrimers in mammalian cells
S.P. Mukherjee, F.M. Lyng, A. Garcia, M. Davoren, H.J. Byrne, Focas Research Institute, Dublin Institute of Technology, IE
3:20Neuronal differentiations by nanoscale surface interactions
D. Cecchin, M.V. Flores-Merino, G.C. Reilly, A.J. Engler, G. Battaglia, The University of Sheffield, UK
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1:30TechConnect IP Partnering: Biotech & MedicalRoom 303
Session chair: Lynn Foster, BPT Pharma, US
1:30Cellular Gradient Polymer Composites
P. Bourban, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), CH
1:40Magnetic nanoparticles for drug targeting
M. Kempe, Lund University, SE
1:50Novel biomarker signature as a predictor of breast cancer outcome
O. Novac, McGill University, CA
2:00Portfolio of Scaffolds and Biomaterials for Multiple Orthopaedic and Medical Applications
S. Hartford, University of Notre Dame, US
2:10Microfluidic Lab-on-Chip Platform for Point of Care Testing
2:20New Technology for Micro- and Nanonization & Encapsulation of Molecular Compounds of Interest
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3:00TechConnect IP Partnering: PharmaceuticalsRoom 303
Session chair: Belen Martinez, CaramelTech, MX
3:00New Strategies For Secure, Non-Invasive Transitional for Brain Cancer Treatment
C. Michel, SOCPRA, CA
3:10Treatment of Influenza Virus-Mediated Lung Injury: Blocking the A1-Adenosine Receptor
I. Davis, The Ohio State University, US
3:20High-Throughput Label-Free Nanoparticle Detection And Size Assay
F. Caporale, University of California Santa Barbara, US
3:30Radionuclide-Loaded Liposome
C. Burke, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, US
3:40Cerium oxide nanoparticles for treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and disorders associated with free radical production and/or mitochondrial dysfunction.
B. Rzigalinski, Virginia Coll. of Osteopathic Medicine, US
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4:00Piemonte Agency For Investments, Export And Tourism Reception - Nanotech booth 1607, Cleantech booth 707Expo Hall
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4:00Innovation Showcase & Poster Session - Reception (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall
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Cancer NanotechnologyExpo Hall
-Magnetic Nanoemulsions for Triggered Hyperthermic Chemotherapy
D.K. Nagesha, S. Ganta, M. Chamberlain, L. Moore, M. Amiji, S. Sridhar, Northeastern University, US
-Overcome the Doxorubicin Resistance by Multimodal Nanoparticles in Mice
P.-S. Lai, C.-Y. Hsu, H.-L. Lu, H.-P. Yu, W.-J. Syu, M.-J. Shieh, National Chung Hsing University, TW
-Smart fiducials with radio-sensitizer eluting nanoporous coatings for IGRT
R. Kumar, Northeastern University, US
-Multifunctional liposomes for enhanced tumor targeting.
A. Apte, E. Koren, V.P. Torchilin, Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Nanomedicine, Northeastern University, US
-Landscape Phage Fusion Protein Self-assembled with Pharmaceutical Nanocarriers for Targeted and Cytoplasmic Delivery of Chemotherapeutics to Breast Cancer Cells
T. Wang, V.A. Petrenko, V.P. Torchilin, Northeastern University, US
-Effects of Caffeic Acid Incorporated into Solid Lipid Nanoparticles in Cancer Cells
H.M. Kutlu, G. Guney, A. Iscan, L. Genc, Anadolu University, TR
-Importance of Solid Lipid Nanoparticles in Cancer Therapy
G. Guney, H.M. Kutlu, Anadolu University, TR
-Investigation of Taxol effects on morphological and micromechanical properties of human endometrial adenocarcinoma cells by AFM
K.S. Kim, C.H. Cho, J.H. Kim, Y.J. Choi, M-H Jung, K-S Yoon, J. Woo Lee, G-J Lee, G.B. Jung, H-K Park, Kyung Hee University, KR
-In-vitro testing of realgar nanoparticles for treatment of multiple myeloma cells
P. Balaz, J. Sedlak, M. Pastorek, D. Cholujova, Z. Bujnakova, Institute of Geotechnics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, SK
-Sulfur-33 Nanoparticles: An Possible Target for Neutron Capture Therapy of Cancer
I. Porras, University of Granada, ES
-Dextran-coated iron oxide nanoparticles in hyperthermia
K. Pala, A.M. Serwotka, The University of Wroclaw, PL
-Indium Phosphide : Cadmium Free Quantum Dots for Cancer Imaging and Therapy
H. Chibli, L. Carlini, S. Park, N. Dimitrijevic, J.L. Nadeau, McGill University, CA
-Cytotoxic studies of PEG functionalized ZnO Nanoparticles on MCF-7 cancer cells
C. Rodriguez Martinez, J.E. Ramirez Vick, O. Perales, S.P. Singh, University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez, US
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Nanotechnology for NeurologyExpo Hall
-Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles Protect Against MPTP-Induced Dopaminergic Neurodegeneration in a Mouse Model for Parkinson’s Disease
C.D. Dillon, M. Billings, K.S. Hockey, L. DeLaGarza, B.A. Rzigalinski, Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, US
-New in Vitro Strategy of Astrocytoma (Astrocytes-like) Cells Treated with Pioglitazone ( PPAR gamma agoinst) Offers Neuroprotection Against Nanoparticle-Induced Cytotoxity
Y.Y.W. Wong, A. Jaiswal, V.V. Dukhande, A. Bhushan, S.W. Leung, J.C.K. Lai, Idaho State University, US
-Ceria Nanoparticles Reduce Disease Severity in a Mouse Model of Multiple Sclerosis
W.E. DeCoteau, A.Y. Estevez, S. Leo-Nyquist, K. Heckman, K. Reed, J.S. Erlichman, St. Lawrence University, US
-Polymersomes as model of transcytosis across Blood-Brain Barrier (BBB)
X. Tian, I. Cantón, G. Battaglia, Univ of Sheffield, UK
-Molar variation of water: alkoxy in the preparation of SiO2-DA materials and its effect on dopamine release from an implantable reservoir in the brain
T. Lopez, E. Ortiz, D. Esquivel, E. Garcia, National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery, MX
-Non-invasive Lesion Imaging and Delivery of Nano-Therapeutics to the Ischemic Brain
A.O. Choi, F. Vaisheva, G.M. Soliman, D. Maysinger, McGill University, CA
-Celastrol-Based Nanomedicines as Modulators of Neuroinflammation
S. Boridy, E. Hutter, G. Soliman, D. Maysinger, McGill University, CA

Thursday June 16

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8:30Keynotes: Interactions between Nanostructures & Living SystemsRoom 206
Session chair: Fiona Case, NSTI
8:30Quantitative Bionanoscience, a Rational Basis for Understanding Nanoparticles Interactions with Living System (invited presentation)
K.A. Dawson, University College Dublin, IE
9:00Biological interactions of engineered nanomaterials - implications and novel assessment methods (invited presentation)
R. Iyer, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
T. Thomas, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, US
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10:00Networking Coffee BreakRegistration Area
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10:30Environmental Health and Safety: Bio ImpactRoom 206
Session chair: Rashi Iyer, Los Alamos National Laboratory
10:30In vivo nanotoxicity assessment: the role of size, surface coating, nanostructuration and dose-metrics
G. Vecchio, A. Galeone, V. Brunetti, G. Maiorano, M.A. Malvindi, S. Sabella, R. Cingolani, P.P. Pompa, Italian Institute of Technology, IT
10:50A novel technique for toxicological characterization of engineered nanomaterials
P. Demokritou, G.A. Sotiriou, E. Diaz, J. Godleski, J. Brain, S.E. Pratsinis, Harvard University, US
11:10Cell Culture Media elicit a different dynamic Formation of Protein-NP Complexes: Effects on the Cellular Response
S. Sabella, G. Maiorano, B. Sorce, V. Brunetti, M.A. Malvindi, R. Cingolani, P.P. Pompa, Italian Institute of Technology, IT
11:30Effect of Carbon Nanotubes on Chinese Hamster Ovarian Cells
H.H. Chen, J.A. Luca, M. Chen, Point Loma Nazarene University, US
11:50Significant NIOSH Activities Specific to Carbon Nanotubes and Nanofibers
C.L. Geraci, L. Hodson, NIOSH, US
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1:00TechConnect Ventures: Biotech & MedicalRoom 303
Session chair: Belen Martinez-Lopez, CaramelTech
1:00Cellanyx Diagnostics
C. Ashok, Cellanyx Diagnostics, US
1:10Quegen Biotech Co.
J.D. Lee, Quegen Biotech Co., US
1:20BIO-FD&C Co., Ltd.
S.H. Moh, BIO-FD&C Co., Ltd., KR
1:30Sharklet Technologies, Inc.
M. Spiecker, Sharklet Technologies, Inc., US
1:40NanoMedical Systems, Inc.
R. Goodall, NanoMedical Systems, Inc., US
1:50Cosmas Therapeutics Development Inc.
M. Atkin, Cosmas Therapeutics Development Inc., CA
2:00WaveGuide Corporation
L. Fritzemeier, WaveGuide Corporation, US
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1:30EHS - Enviromental Monitoring, Control & RegulationRoom 206
Session chair: Rashi Iyer, Los Alamos National Laboratory
1:30Engineering Control Strategy for Nanotechnology Industry: the Performance of Filtration for Engineered Nanoparticles
S-J Tsai, M.E. Echevarría-Vega, G. Sotiriou, C. Huang, P. Demokritou, M. Ellenbecker, University of Massachusetts Lowell, US
1:50The NanoSafety Consortium for Carbon: an Industry-Driven Approach to EHS Issues
J.C. Monica Jr., Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP, US
2:10The Development of a Portable Arsenic Detector Based on Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy for Rapid on-Site Testing of Groundwater
Y. Wang, G. Pan, K.Q. Wang, Agiltron, Inc., US
2:30California’s Approach for safe Nanotechnologies: Second Information Call-in from Manufacturers
H-Y. Kang, S. Takatori, Cal/EPA, US
2:50Using Carbon Nanomaterials as Novel Solid-State Junctions for Reference Electrodes
G.D. O’Neil, S.P. Kounaves, N. Chaniotakis, Tufts University, US

Special Symposium

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Topics & Application Areas

  • Nano Medicine - General
  • Nanotech for Cellular and Subcellular Processes
  • Imaging Subcellular Structures
  • In vitro & In vivo Single Molecule Detection & Manipulation
  • Nanotech approaches to drug design
  • Modeling & simulation of biological systems
  • Protein-protein Interactions
  • Phage nanotechnology
  • Other

Journal Submissions

Nanomedicine Journal

Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine (Nanomedicine)

Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine (Nanomedicine) is a newly established, international, peer-reviewed journal published quarterly. Nanomedicine publishes basic, clinical, and engineering research in the innovative field of nanomedicine. Article categories include basic nanomedicine, diagnostic nanomedicine, experimental nanomedicine, clinical nanomedicine, and engineering nanomedicine, pharmacological nanomedicine.

For consideration into the Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine journal please select the “Submit to Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine” button during the on-line submission procedure.

Nanoparticle Research

Journal of Nanoparticle Research

Selected Nanotech Proceedings papers will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of Journal of Nanoparticle Research. The journal disseminates knowledge of the physical, chemical and biological phenomena and processes in nanoscale structures.

For consideration into this Special Issue of Journal of Nanoparticle Research, please select the “Submit to Journal of Nanoparticle Research” button during the on-line submission procedure.


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