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Forum on Nanotechonology at Exploratorium: Nanotechnology in Health Care

Date:
Thursday, March 13, 2008
Time:
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
Beth Gardner
Location Details:
Exploratorium
At the Palace of Fine Arts
3601 Lyon St.
San Francisco, CA 94123

Forum on Nanotechnology at Exploratorium:
Nanotechnology in Health Care: Possibilities, Risks, and Benefits

Nanotechnology-enabled medical technologies have the potential to transform health care as we know it. But should new applications be available before we understand the possible risks?

Current research in medical nanotechnologies is producing revolutionary products and incredible new discoveries. While these advancements have potentially huge benefits, it's important to consider the societal, ethical, environmental, and economic impacts of the nanomaterials they rely upon. Join us in this important discussion.


Presenters:

• Dr. Tejal Desai, Director, UCSF Laboratory of Therapeutic Micro and Nanotechnology

• Dr. Michael Gallagher, Fellow and Chief Resident, UCSF Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Where: Exploratorium

When: Thursday, March 13, 2008 from 6:30-9:00 p.m.

• Check-in and registration begins at 6:30

• Forum begins promptly at 6:45


Space is limited. To register go to:

http://www.exploratorium.edu/nanoscape/forums.html


For further information contact forum [at] exploratorium.edu

Free event
Light refreshments and pastries
Added to the calendar on Tue, Mar 4, 2008 11:12AM
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