Injectable Biodegradable Polymer Depots for Long-acting Release of Drugs

5:00-5:25

Earl Lewis Room

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Dr. Steven Schwendeman

Current Titles:

  • Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Michigan College of Pharmacy

  • Ara G. Paul Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Michigan College of Pharmacy

  • Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan College of Engineering

  • Advanced Materials and Drug Delivery Thrust Leader, The Biointerfaces Institute

  • Co-Director, The BioInnovations in Brain Cancer Bioscience Initiative

 

Education/Experience:

  • PhD and MS in Pharmaceutics: University of Michigan College of Pharmacy

  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Chemical Engineering: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Contact: schwende@umich.edu; Lab Website

Nanomedicine in Cancer Immunotherapy

5:25-5:50

Earl Lewis Room

Nanomedicine is a growing field of research in pharmaceuticals, encompassing very small-scale drug delivery systems. Nanomedicine bears promise to improve the efficacy and safety of drugs. In this lecture, Professor James Moon will give a brief overview of this exciting area of research.

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Dr. James Moon

Current Titles:

  • John Gideon Searle Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan

Education/Experience:

  • PhD in Bioengineering: Rice University

  • Postdoctoral Associate in Materials Science and Engineering and Biological Engineering: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Contact: moonjj@umich.edu; Lab Website