"Application of nanotechnology in clinical practice"

Nanotech is impacting many aspects of healthcare, from tissue engineering to repair damaged tissues, to targeted drugs with greater efficacy anbd lower side effects. However, these advances will not benefit patients if they are not adopted by the clinical community.

Each of the other focus groups in the Healthcare & Life Sciences area (NanoRegen, NanoPharm & NiMeD), will ultimately require doctors and other healthcare professionals to use the products created as a result of the application of nanotechnology in the life sciences.

The NanoMed focus group has been established to develop industry-clinical partnerships, promote the benefits of nanomedicine in the clinical community, identify key areas of unmet medical need that nanotechnology can address, and ensure clinicians are engaged at the earliest stages of product development.

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