Gold nanoparticles for personalized medicine
with Assoc. Prof. Rachela Popovtzer, Bar Ilan University.
Abstract: The development of biocompatible nanoparticles for molecular imaging and targeted therapy is an area of considerable current interest across a number of disciplines. Nanoparticles are expected to play a major role in the future of medical theranostics due to their many advantages over the conventional contrast agents and over small-molecular-weight drugs, such as prolonged blood circulation time, controlled biological clearance pathways and specific molecular targeting capabilities. In this presentation, we will share our recent work with gold nanoparticles including early diagnosis of diseases, targeted drug delivery with fewer side effects, and novel therapeutic approaches. In addition, the use of gold nanoparticles for in vivo cell tracking and for stratified medicine will be presented.
Host: Christelle Prinz