The Consulates General of European Countries in Houston invite you to a European Science Café with Dr. Mauro Ferrari, President and CEO of Houston Methodist Research Institute (HMRI), on Thursday December 01, 2016 at 7pm.
Where: The Black Labrador, 4100 Montrose Bld - Houston, TX 77006
When: Thursday December 01, 2016 at 7pm
Presentation and discussions in English
Free and open to the public
Drinks orders: 6.30 -7 pm, before the presentation
Presentation : Post-Nanomedical Vistas
Nanomedicine is well established in the cancer clinic, but did it do all that we were hoping for, at this time? What comes next, what can we learn from the successes and failures of nanomedicine to envision new, beneficial transformations in healthcare?
Dr. Mauro Ferrari serves as President and CEO of Houston Methodist Research Institute (HMRI), where he holds the Ernest Cockrell, Jr. Presidential Distinguished Chair. He is also Director of the Houston Methodist Institute for Academic Medicine and Executive Vice President of the Houston Methodist Hospital System. He concurrently serves at Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College, in New York, and holds Adjunct and Honorary Professorships at many universities around the world. Dr. Ferrari is an Italian founder of biomedical nano/micro-technology, especially in their applications to drug delivery, cell transplantation, implantable bioreactors, and other innovative therapeutic modalities.
The European Science Café is presented by the European foreign missions in Houston. This free periodic event aims to bring science to the public at large by featuring a renowned European scientist. We hope to develop and stimulate an enthusiastic network between the European scientific community and Houstonians.