Invited Lectures

Plenary speakers

Anraku M, MD, PhD

Dept. of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery

The University of Tokyo Hospital

Current status and challenges of long-term respiratory support using artificial membrane lungs as a bridge to lung transplantation
Cornelissen JJLM, PhD 

MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology

University of Twente

Protein Cages as New Tools for Nanomedicine
Goepferich A, PhD

Department of Pharmaceutical Technology

University of Regensburg
Strategies for Enhancing the Target Specificity and Affinity of Nanomaterials
Kataoka K, PhD

Innovative Center of NanoMedicine (iCONM)

Self-assembled supramolecular nanosystems for smart diagnosis and targeted therapy of intractable diseases
Reis RL, PhD

3B´s Research Group, Dept. of Polymer Engineering

University of Minho  
New approaches based on natural origin biomaterials and stem cells for the engineering of different tissues
Stayton PS, PhD

Department of Bioengineering

University of Washington

Molecular Engineering of Drugamer Therapeutics
Sun W, PhD

Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

Drexel University

Biomaterials for Bioprinting


Invited speakers

Chung RJ, PhD National Taipei University of Technology
Multifunctional Nanoparticle for Cancer Theranostics and Drug Delivery
Hasirci V, PhD Middle East Technical University Engineering the cell microenvironment for improved implants
Katayama Y, PhD  Kyushu University Fc-ARM: Synthetic molecules for regulating antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity (ADCC)
Kuo SW, PhD  National Sun Yat-Sen University Self-assembly and secondary structures of polypeptide-based polymers
Lipke EA, PhD Auburn University Biomimetic Materials Support of Cell Stem Differentiation for Cardiovascular Regeneration
Liu YL, PhD National Tsing Hua University Molecular and surface engineering for materials preparation and potential bio-related applications 
Thermogelling polymers – Towards Biomedical Applications
Nakano T, PhD Osaka University Analysis and control of anisotropic bone matrix based on materials scientific approach
Nam YS, PhD  KAIST    Immunologically Cloaked Bacteriophage for In vivo Anti-bacterial Therapy
Neves NM, PhD  University of Minho Biomaterials combined with stem cells advanced therapies
Noh I, PhD Seoul National Univ of Sci & Tech Graft-polymerized hyaluronic acid based hydrogel for 3D printing tissue engineering
Rajadas J, PhD Stanford University 
Development of platform technologies to support transplanted tissue and stem cell survival
Tsai WB, PhD   National Taiwan University Surface Modification of Biomaterials via Self-Polymerization of Small Molecules
Wang LF, PhD Kaohsiung Medical University Chondroitin sulfate-modified polymers for drug delivery systems
Yamamoto M, PhD Tohoku University Stimuli-responsive biomaterials for drug delivery
Yamaoka T, PhD  National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Research Institute High Pressure Engineering for Acellular Biological Scaffolds in Regenerative Medicine
Yeh C-S, PhD  National Cheng Kung University 
Nano-formulation designed in nanomedicine: malignant tumor, vasodilation, and wound healing
Ying J, PhD     Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology  Nanomaterials and Nanosystems for Biomedical Applications
Zheng YF, PhD Kumamoto University  Fundamentals of the theory of biodegradable metals
Zhong Z, PhD Soochow University Disulfide-Crosslinked Nanomedicines: A  Multifunctional Yet Simple Platform for Targeted Cancer Therapy