Mini-symposium on Nanosafety & Nanomedicine


Prof. Bengt Fadeel, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, and Chair SweNanoSafe’s Expert Panel

Keynote speakers:

Dr. Phil Sayre (USA): Risk Governance of Engineered Nanomaterials

Prof. Christoph Alexiou (Germany): Clinical Nanomedicine: Focus on Magnetic Nanoparticles


Registration* (Petrénsalen, Nobels väg 12A/B, Karolinska Institutet)

12.00    Introduction: Prof. Bengt Fadeel, Karolinska Institutet

12.15     Keynote: Risk governance of nanomaterials: Dr. Phil Sayre, NanoRisk Analytics, Auburn, CA, USA

13.00     Ecotoxicological assessment of nanomaterials: Prof. Anne Kahru, National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics, Tallinn, Estonia

13.30     Nanoparticles as antimicrobials: Dr. Olesja Bondarenko, National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics, Tallinn, Estonia [short talk]

13.45      Silica nanoparticles: safe-by-design: Dr. Govind Gupta, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden [short talk]

14.00      Refreshments

14.45       Keynote: Clinical nanomedicine: Focus on magnetic nanoparticles: Prof. Christoph Alexiou, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany

15.30       Bio-conjugated nanoprobes for detection and therapy at the cellular level: Prof. Sanjay Mathur, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

16.00      Graphene and the immune system: Dr. Sourav Mukherjee, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden [short talk]

16.15        Graphene for targeted anti-cancer treatment: Dr. Lucia Delogu, Istituto di Ricerca Pediatrica Città della Speranza, Padua, Italy [short talk]

16.30        Nanotoxicology sheds light on human disease: Dr. Lang Tran, Institute of Occupational Medicine, Edinburgh, UK

17.00        Meeting closed

18.30-21.00   Evening at the Nobel Museum -For speakers and invited guests only.



Please follow this link. Register no later than 15 May, 2019 (first come, first served). Registration is mandatory for all participants. The meeting is free of charge.

For more information, please contact


The symposium is organised in collaboration with the Swedish National Platform for Nanosafety – SweNanoSafe

Du kanske även gillar



ChinaNANO 2019

ChinaNANO 2019 is the 8th International Conference on Nanoscience and Technology. There will be 14 topical sessions, including a session entitled "Safety, Environment and Health of Nanomaterials". Deadline for abstract submission: April 30, 2019 Deadline…




EAC2019 presents an opportunity to learn more about the latest in theoretical, experimental and applied aspects of aerosol science. The EAC conferences are forums for scientists from around the world working with for example basic…




The Finnish Society of Toxicology (FST) is organizing the congress EUROTOX 2019. Sessions on nanosafety include: Speeding up hazard assessment of nanomaterials Implications of biodistribution of inhaled nanoparticles: effects in organs other than the lung…