Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine Applications for Vision

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An ARVO Education Course originally presented at the ARVO Annual Meeting on April 30, 2005 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

This program was organized by the National Eye Institute. Funding was provided by an unrestricted educational grant from the National Eye Institute to ARVO.

Information and funding opportunities on the NIH Nanomedicine Initiative can be found at the NIH Roadmap web site.

Additional information about Nanoscience and Nanotechnology can be found at the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) web site.

Introduction to Nanoscale Materials Behavior - Why all the Fuss?
Mark A. Ratner, PhD
Morrison Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University
Running time: 35:34

Nanoparticles - Chemistry, Structure and Function
Karen L. Wooley, PhD
Professor, Department of Chemistry, Washington University in Saint Louis
Running time: 36:37

Dendritic Polymer Adhesives for Corneal Wound Repair
Mark W. Grinstaff, PhD
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry, Metcalf Center for Science and Engineering, Duke University
Running time: 15:00

What Can Nanotechnology Do for Biology?
Milan Mrksich, PhD
Professor of Chemistry, The University of Chicago
Running time: 32:2; *Note: Seven (7) slides have been omitted due to lack of permission.

Nanoscale Modulators of Membrane Receptors: The Multidisciplinary Challenge
David Pepperberg
Professor, Department of Opthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago
*Note: No video included

Nanotechnology and Regenerative Medicine
Samuel I. Stupp, PhD
Professor of Materials Science, Chemistry, and Medicine, Director, Institute for
BioNanotechnology in Medicine, Northwestern University
Running time: 36:33 *Note: Two (2) slides have been omitted due to lack of permission.

Modulation of Cellular Behavior by Nanoscale Topographic Cues
Christopher J. Murphy DVM, PhD
Professor, Department of Surgical Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin
Running time: 07:24

The NIH Nanomedicine Vision
Paul A. Sieving, MD, PhD
Director, National Eye Institute
Running time: 12:06

Questions and Answers
Running time: 15:03