Each year, nearly $18 billion is spent on nanomedicine research. But since the field’s inception more than a decade ago, little of that research, though promising, has been successfully translated into commercial products.
Last weekend, more than 150 students, researchers, and industry experts from around the world convened to discuss the challenges accounting for this fact, strategies for overcoming it, and a few success stories. The first annual International Translational Nanomedicine Conference was hosted by Northeastern and sponsored by the International Journal of Nanomedicine. Plans are underway for the second annual conference, which would be held at Northeastern next summer…
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The Webster Lab was hard at work presenting their latest and greatest achievements!