Forging New Links - Graphene in Healthcare

Time: 17:30 - 19:30

Venue: Conference rooms 1 & 2 Citylabs, Nelson Street, Manchester, M13 9NQ

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The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health’s series of Forging New Links events are designed to improve knowledge of ongoing research initiatives across the University and provide a platform for collaboration.

At this evening event colleagues from the Graphene Engineering and Innovation Centre and National Graphene Institute will explain the unique properties of Manchester’s famous 2D material, and its potential for application in healthcare.

Agenda:

Refreshments on arrival

Welcome and Introduction - Prof Bernard Keavney, Director of the Cardiovascular, Endocrine and Metabolic Sciences Research Domain

Graphene Technology in 2018, and the New Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC) - Dr Craig Dawson, Application Manager (GEIC)

Edge Modified Graphene and its Potential in Healthcare - Dr Christopher Blanford, Senior Lecturer in Biomaterials

Graphene-Based Textiles for Next Generation Healthcare Applications - Dr Nazmul Karim, Knowledge Exchange Fellow and ICURe Recipient

Implementation of a Safe-By-Design Approach for Graphene-Based Nanomedicines - Dr Cyrill Bussy, Lecturer in Nanosafety

Graphene Oxide Membranes - Prof Rahul Nair, Professor of Materials Physics

Q&A with Speakers

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