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  • Past Events

    Thursday, November 21, 2013 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Nanomedicines: Addressing the Scientific and Regulatory Gap

    Keynote Speaker: Sally Tinkle (IDA/Science and Technology Policy Institute)
    Featured Speakers: Yechezkel (Chezy) Barenholz (Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School), Raj Bawa (Bawa Biotech LLC and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Gerrit Borchard (University of Geneva, University of Lausanne), Ricardo Carvajal (Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C.), Neil Desai (Abraxis Bioscience, A wholly owned subsidiary of Celgene Corporation), Rogério Gaspar (University of Lisbon), Patrick Hunziker (University Hospital Basel), Laurent Levy (Nanobiotix), Scott E. McNeil (Nanotechnology Characterization Laboratory – Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research), Stefan Mühlebach (Vifor Pharma Ltd. and University of Basel), Ritu Nalubola (US Food and Drug Administration), Lawrence Tamarkin (Cytimmune)

    Explore regulatory challenges in the nascent field of nanomedicines including the relevance and adequacy of existing frameworks, availability and expertise of regulators, and safety concerns.

    June 11 - 13, 2013

    Nanotechnologies in Cancer Diagnosis, Therapy, and Prevention

    Organizers: Mark E. Davis (California Institute of Technology, Pasadena), Omid Farokhzad (Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School), Brooke Grindlinger (The New York Academy of Sciences), Melanie Brickman Stynes (The New York Academy of Sciences), Roger Kornberg (Stanford University School of Medicine), Robert S. Langer (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Konstantin Severinov (Rutgers the State University of New Jersey)

    Throughout the past decade nanoparticles, and specifically nanoparticle drug delivery systems, have emerged at the forefront of cancer therapies. This conference will discuss: nanodiagnostics for cancer biomarkers and imaging, toxicity and safety; nanovaccines and nanoimmunotherapeutics; targeted delivery in tumors; and nanoparticle-based gene therapy.

    Friday, November 16, 2012 | 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

    The 8th Gotham-Metro Condensed Matter Meeting: Tapping NYC's Science and Engineering Talent

    Keynote Speakers: KC Huang (Stanford University), Amir Yacoby (Harvard University)
    Speakers: Yanan Geng (Rutgers University), Matt Lohr (The University of Pennsylvania), Siarhei Samsonau (College of Staten Island), Carl Schreck (Yale University), Heli Vora (Stony Brook University), Scott Dietrich (City College of New York)
    Moderator and Panelists: Seth Pinsky (NYC Economic Development Corporation), Shelley A. Harrison (Executive-in-Residence, NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress), Kathleen R. McKeown (Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering, Columbia University), Michael O'Boyle (IBM)

    This biannual condensed matter physics conference features keynote talks in hard matter and soft matter as well as a series of student presentations. There will also be a special panel discussion, "Generation Tech: Tapping NYC's Science & Engineering Talent," moderated by Seth Pinsky, President of the NYC Economic Development Corp, and featuring representatives of the new engineering and applied science institutions that are being created in the city.

    Friday, April 20, 2012 | 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM

    Gotham-Metro Condensed Matter Meeting

    Keynote Speakers: Leon Balents (University of California, Santa Barbara), Mohammad Islam (Carnegie Mellon University)
    Panelists: Don Monroe (Freelance Science & Technology Writer), Lydia Sohn (University of California, Berkeley)

    This biannual conference is a fantastic chance for faculty, postdocs, and students to share ideas and research on condensed matter with fellow physicists training and working within commuting distance of New York City.

  • Publications 

    Annals

    Annals Reports

    Edited by Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences editorial staff

    This Annals volume presents four reports: (1) Alzheimer's Disease Research and Development: a Call for a New Research Roadmap; (2) Economic Analysis of Opportunities to Accelerate Alzheimer's Disease Research and Development; (3) Nanomedicines: Addressing the Scientific and Regulatory Gap; and (4) The Science and Policy of Critical Loads of Pollutant Deposition to Protect Ecosystems in New York.

    Volume 1313

    eBriefing

    Nanomedicines: Addressing the Scientific and Regulatory Gap

    Organizers: Raj Bawa (Bawa Biotech LLC; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Scott E. McNeil (Nanotechnology Characterization Laboratory – Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research), Stefan Mühlebach (Vifor Pharma Ltd.; University of Basel, Switzerland), Melanie Brickman Stynes (The New York Academy of Sciences), and Melinda Miller (The New York Academy of Sciences)
    Keynote Speaker: Sally Tinkle (Science and Technology Policy Institute, IDA)

    This eBriefing explores regulatory challenges in the nascent field of nanomedicines.

    eBriefing

    Nanotechnologies in Cancer Diagnosis, Therapy, and Prevention

    Keynote Speakers: Omid Farokhzad (Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School) and Ralph Weissleder (Massachusetts General Hospital)

    This eBriefing discusses nanoparticles, which have recently emerged at the forefront of cancer therapies, highlighting their uses in cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

    eBriefing

    The 8th Gotham-Metro Condensed Matter Meeting: Tapping NYC's Science and Engineering Talent

    Keynote Speakers: KC Huang (Stanford University) and Amir Yacoby (Harvard University)
    Panel Moderator: Seth Pinsky (NYC Economic Development Corporation)

    This eBriefing documents the 8th condensed matter physics conference featuring keynote talks in hard matter and soft matter as well as a special panel discussion, "Generation Tech: Tapping NYC's Science & Engineering Talent," featuring representatives of the new engineering and applied science institutions that are being created in the city.

  • Podcasts

    Podcast
    December 18, 2009

    No Small Matter

    We sit down with science photographer Felice Frankel and nanotechnology pioneer and Harvard chemist George Whitesides to hear about their new book on nanoscience, No Small Matter.

    Download (11 MB, 00:18:04)
  • Translational Medicine Initiative

    Macy FoundationThe Translational Medicine Initiative represents a three-year partnership between the New York Academy of Sciences and the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation to support the translation of basic science research into clinical applications.

    Learn more at www.nyas.org/TransMed.