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Monday, 06 October 2014

ICN2 in the Media: ICREA research Prof. Victor Puntes at Expoquimia

The ICN2 researcher talked about nanomedicine together with Dr. Josep Tabernero, Director of Vall d’Hebrón Institut d’Oncologia (VHIO).

ICREA Research Prof. Victor Puntes, Group Leader of the ICN2’s Inorganic Nanoparticles Group, participated in a Seminar devoted to the futures of medicine, organized by the Vall d’Hebrón Institut d’Oncologia (VHIO). The event was celebrated during the Expoquimia Congress (Barcelona, September 30 – October 3), and conducted by Dr. Josep Tabernero, Director of Vall d’Hebrón Institut d’Oncologia (VHIO).

The speakers discussed about the interactions between nanotechnology and personalized medicine. Recent advances achieved in nanoscience might have an impact in widely spread treatments or even propose radically new approaches to offer every patient the most accurate treatment for his/her condition. The Spanish Newspaper El Mundo published a text about how treatments are focusing on more specific targets:

El Mundo (Friday, October 3rd)