Nanomedicine: Challenges and opportunities

21 September 2011

Portrait of Dr Sonia Trigueros

with Dr Sonia Trigueros
Senior Research Associate

Oxford Martin Senior Alumni Fellow“Nanotechnology is a new exciting field that has the potential to transform the way that medical and healthcare solutions are being developed.” Dr Sonia Trigueros Dr Trigueros was Co-director of the Oxford Martin Pro...

Seminar from Alumni Weekend 2011

Nanotechnology is a new, exciting field that has the potential to transform the way that medical and healthcare solutions are developed and delivered. This lecture will focus on the impact that nanotechnology has in the advance of medicine, healthcare and bio-sensing techniques and look at how to progress this area to meet future needs. Subjects under discussion include the properties and characterisation of nanomaterials for medical applications, issues of nanoparticle toxicity and regulations regarding their use, and the challenges and opportunities of nanotechnologies in the medical and healthcare sectors.