Participation of IBEC at ESOF2008

Within the scientific programme of ESOF, IBEC has organized a debate on Bionics versus Regenerative medicine on 20th July. Prof. Dr. Josep A. Planell, director of IBEC, will chair this stimulant debate on the advantages and disadvantages of these challenging and promising areas in medicine. As speakers, we have the honour to count with Prof. Eduard Castells, Head of the Cardiac Surgery Service at the Bellvitge University Hospital and expert in heart transplantation and with Prof. James Kirkpatrick, Director of the Institute for Pathology of the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz and expert in Regenerative medicine.

In addition, Prof. Dr. Josep Samitier, leader of the IBEC Nanobioengineering research group, will moderate the session What can Nanotechnology do for Healthcare? on 19th July. In this session, the enormous potential applications of Nanotechnology in medicine will be discussed.

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