The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Last Modified: December 30, 2001
Date: May 9-11, 2002
Location: Tallahassee, Florida, USA
Symposium Web Page: www.magneticmicrosphere.com
Who Should Attend: Molecular biologists, Biophysicists,Radiobiologists, Radiation Physicists, Radiation Oncologists
Topics: Preparation and Modification of Biodegradable Magnetic Particles, Characterization of Magnetic Particles, Application in Cell Separation and Analysis, Applications in Molecular Biology and Targeted Drug Delivery will be discussed. Clinical Applications of magnetic nano- and microspheres for Cancer Treatment, Hyperthermia and Magnetic Resonance Contrast Enhancement will also be covered.
Objectives: This conference is devoted to the development and application of magnetic microspheres in the basic and clinical sciences.
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
9500 Euclid Ave T28
Cleveland, OH 44120
Tel (216) 444-2174 Fax (216) 445-4480
Fees: Physicians: $145 on or before 1/18/02. $175 after 1/18/02. Residents/Fellows or Allied Hlth Prof: $99. BRCH Physicians: No fee
Continuing Education: Yes
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