Speakers' Profile
Day 2 - Thursday, 9th December 2010
Nano Medicine
Prof. Amarnath Maitra,
M.Sc., Ph.D., F.N.A.
INSA Senior Scientist, Department of Chemistry
University of Delhi
Profile: Prof. Amarnath Maitra has been working since 1995 on nanomedicine. He has about 25 nantional and international patents granted to him. The University of Delhi has transferred six nanomedicine based technologies of Prof Maitra to industry out of which one technology : Calcium Phosphate nanoparticles based gene delivery technology has been transferred by Delhi University to a USA based Pharmaceutical Industry. His main research interest is Cancer Nanotechnology, Gene Delivery, Delivery to brain, injectable formulations of poorly water-soluble drugs etc. Prof Maitra is at present INSA Senior Scientist at the Department of Chemistry, Delhi University and a visiting consultant to Chembiotek in Kolkata. He is also adjunct professor of Jamia Hamdard, Delhi and Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata. Prof Maitra is a fellow of Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi.