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Irene wins Best Poster Prize at the Wellcome Trust Conference “The Biology of Regenerative Medicines”

wellcometrustIrene presented two pieces from her thesis work and received the Best Poster Prize awarded by the Faculty of 1000. She also presented an oral communication and was awarded a Wellcome Trust Bursary to attend the meeting that took place in Cambridge from 22–24 April.


Zahraa wins Best Poster at UKICRS

UKICRSZahraa was awarded best poster prize for her poster at the UKICRS Symposium held in Nottingham between 16-17 April 2015.


Mariarosa selected to talk at the UKICRS 2015 Symposium

Mariarosa was selected to give a talk on her work at the UKICRSUKICRS Symposium held in Nottingham between 16-17 April 2015




Cyrill wins Best Poster Prize in Helsinki

Cyrill wins Best Poster Prize at the  second “International Congress on Safety of Engineered Nanoparticles and Nanotechnologies” SENN2015 held at the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health in Helsinki, Finland.




Marilena first-ever talk at the 2015 SENN Congress

Marilena presents her first talk at an international congress on “International Congress on Safety of Engineered Nanoparticles and Nanotechnologies” SENN2015 in Helsinki, Finland.SENN2015-1


Leon talks at Graphene2015 in Bilbao

Leon gives his first-ever oral presentation at one of the largest European events on Graphene and 2D Materials in Bilbao, Spain.



Congratulations to Zahraa for becoming NoWCADD Research Fellow between the Nanomedicine Lab and the Manchester Pharmacy School


Zahraa with this Fellowship will link the Nanomedicine Lab with the Astra-Zeneca/University of Manchester North-West Centre for Advanced Drug Delivery.


Popular science talk titled ‘Honey I shrunk the doctor!’ given at the Hub Science in Athens, Greece



The Hub Science invited Kostas for a public outreach lecture on the use of nanotechnology in Medicine, focusing on the ethical dilemmas that often surround its practice.



Nanomedicine Lab selected for Frontiers Scientists Workshop by Korean Academy of Science & Technology (KAST)

KASTKostas participates at the Korean Academy of Science & Technology (KAST) 5th Frontiers Scientists Workshop on ‘Chemistry for Innovations of Materials and Biomedicine’. Other speakers included Luis Brus (Columbia), Cees Dekker (Delft), Maxime Dahan (Institute Curie) and Joachim Spatz (Max Plank) among prominent Korean scientists such as Jinwoo Cheon (Yonsei) and was attended by the President of KAST and the Korean Ambassador to the UK.


Nanomedicine Lab affiliates with AstraZeneca and the University of Manchester North-West Centre for Advanced Drug Delivery (NoWCADD)


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The University of Manchester and AstraZeneca plc. have entered into a strategic alliance to develop cutting-edge technologies designed to enhance the way drugs work by development of advanced drug delivery technologies. NoWCADD will be housed at Manchester Pharmacy School with the Nanomedicine Lab as an affiliate partner.