July 3-7, 2016 - Schloss Hernstein
Hernstein, Austria

Editors:   Prof. Lola Eniola-Adefeso, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, USA
  Prof. Paolo Decuzzi, Italian Institute of Technology, Italy

The articles for these proceedings are not peer-reviewed.

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Conference Program, Lola Eniola-Adefeso and Paolo Decuzzi (Article)


Nanotechnologies for the Treatment of Severe Diseases, Patrick Couvreur (Abstract and Presentation)


15 years of commercializing nanomedicine into real medical products, Thomas J. Webster (Abstract and Presentation)

Theranostic nanoparticles for treatment of inflammatory disease and cancer, Dan Peer (Abstract)

Targeting atherosclerosis using supramolecular micellar assemblies, Eun Ji Chung (Abstract)

Unlocking Intracellular Therapeutic Targets through Novel Nanostructured Biomaterials, Millicent O. Sullivan (Abstract)

Shape-changing nanomagnets: A new approach to in vivo biosensing, Gary Zabow, Stephen Dodd, and Alan Koretsky (Abstract)


Nanotechnology applications in medical diagnosis, imaging, and therapy, Mansoor M. Amiji (Abstract and Presentation)

Nanoparticles and biological cells: From atomistic simulations to membrane diagnostics, Angela Violi (Abstract)

Marrying biomolecules and nanoparticles for diagnostics and nanomedicine, Yen Nee Tan (Abstract)


Impact of engineered nanoparticles in initiating or modulating pathology-related Inflammation, Diana Boraschi, Yang Li, Emanuele Scala, Victor F. Puntes, and Paola Italiani (Abstract and Presentation)

A mechanistic insight to nanomedicine-mediated adverse cardiopulmonary reactions, S.M. Moghimi (Abstract)

Novel strategy to disrupt the nuclear pore barrier reversibly: Implications for nanomedicine, Victor Shahin, Gonzalo Rosso, and Ivan Liashkovich (Abstract)

Magnetic materials for smart therapy and diagnostics, Alexander Majouga, Aleksander Savchenko, Natalya Lkyachko, and Uyrii Golovin (Abstract)

SynthoPlate: A platelet-inspired hemostatic nanotechnology for treatment of bleeding complications, Anirban Sen Gupta, Christa Pawlowski, Ujjal D S Sekhon, Mitchell R. Dyer, Matthew D. Neal, Meenal Shukla, Venkaiah Betapudi, and Keith McCrae (Abstract)

Biopolymers for medical application, Athanassia Athanassiou (Abstract)


Active nanomaterials for biomedical applications, Gianni Ciofani (Abstract and Presentation)

Biopolymer/Nanocomposite materials in medicine, Ilker S. Bayer (Abstract)

Mimicking the extracellular matrix – a biomaterials approach to inhibit tissue fibrosis, Christine-Maria Horejs, Jean-Philippe St.Pierre, Manuel-López Cabrera, and Molly M. Stevens (Abstract)

Nano/Meso-scale principles and applications with flexibility: From delivery and self-recognition to differentiation, Dennis E. Discher (Abstract)

Developing nanostructured thin films as biomimetic tissue-engineered platform for cancer research, Srivatsan Kidambi (Abstract)

Modeling the tumor microenvironment with nanostructured material, Michelle Dawson (Abstract)

Cell-ECM interactions and their relevance to cancer, Claudia Fischbach (Abstract)

Assembly and function of fibroblast-derived extracellular matrices, Ellen Van Obberghen-Schilling (Abstract)

Membrane interaction of pegylated superparamagnetic nanoparticles, Noga Gal, Andrea Scheberl, Andrea Lassenberger, Laia Herrero Nogareda, and Erik Reimhult (Abstract)


Iron oxide nanoparticles with a variable size and an iron oxidation state for imaging applications, Vladimir Kolesnichenko, Galina Goloverda, Pavel Kucheryavy, and Leonard Spinu (Abstract and Presentation)

Experimental evaluation of receptor-ligand interactions of dual-targeted particles to inflamed endothelium, Margaret B. Fish, Catherine A. Fromen, Reheman Adili, Michael Holinstat, and Omolola Eniola-Adefeso (Abstract)

Immunodiagnostics based on optically detected rotational dynamics of anisotropic nanoparticles, Astrit Shoshi, Judith Schinerl, Gabor Kovacs, and Hubert Brueckl (Abstract)

New hybrid materials on the basis of magnetite and magnetite-gold nanoparticles for biomedical application, Mariia Efremova, Iana Tcareva, Anastasia Blokhina, Ivan Grebennikov, Anastasia Garanina, Maxim Abakumov, Yuri Golovin, Alexander Savchenko, Alexander Majouga, and Natalia Klyachko (Abstract)

Magnetic materials for smart therapy and diagnostics, Alexander Majouga, Aleksander Savchenko, Natalya Lkyachko, and Uyrii Golovin (Abstract)

Identification and smart design of peptide binders recognizing target biomarkers, Jong Pil Park, Myung Yi Ryu, and Kyu Bum Lee (Abstract)


Development of biocompatible small-molecule spacers as metal oxide nanoparticles' stabilizing agents, Galina Goloverda, Huy Do, Ezinne U. Agwaramgbo, Anastasia LaBeaud, Rajesh Komati, and Vladimir Kolesnichenko (Abstract and Presentation)

Multifunctional nanoparticles for specific neuroblastoma targeting, Daniel Quevedo, Sahar Rahmani, Artak Shahnas, Asish Misra, Domenic Kratzer, Melissa Cadena, Hakan Durmaz, and Joerg Lahann (Abstract)

Theranostic materials for MRI and targeted delivery based on functionalized magnetite nanoparticles, Aleksey Nikitin, Maria Fedorova, Igor Schetinin, Aleksander Savchenko, Maksim Abakumov, and Aleksander Majouga (Abstract)

Surface modification of magnetite-gold dumbbell nanoparticles with fluorescent dyes for new opportunities in visualization, Alexandra Prelovskaya, Nurgustaana Neustroeva, Natalia Sviridenkova, Alexander Savchenko, and Alexander Majouga (Abstract)


Penetration of PLGA nanoparticles into the intracranial rat C6 Glioma: Influence of surfactant coating, Yulia M alinovskaya, Nadezhda Osipova, Olga Maksimenko, Svetlana Gelperina, Pavel Melnikov, and Vladimir Baklaushev (Abstract and Presentation)

Ultrasmall hexagonal NaGdF4:Yb nanoparticles: A theranostic approach to radiotherapy, Jossana Damasco, Tymish Ohulchanskyy, Guanying Chen, Haoyuan Huang, Supriya Mahajan, Timothy Winslow, Jonathan Lovell, and Paras Prasad (Abstract)

Nanoparticles-based biosensors for cancer diagnostics and drug screening: A study on tumor suppressor protein-DNA INteractions, Yen Nee Tan, Xinting Zheng, and Enock Assah (Abstract)

Organic-inorganic magnetic hybrids as multifunctional imaging and therapeutic agents, M. Bañobre-López, C. L. Moura, J. Gallo, N. M. P. S. Ricardo, and N. J. Long (Abstract)

Particle surface properties direct cellular immune responses in the lung, Catherine A. Fromen, Jeffery Noble, and Anthony Zimmerman (Abstract)

Molecularly imprinted biofunctional device: Using polymer surfaces on surgical instruments to catalyze blood coagulation, Natalie C. Sullivan (Abstract)