Speakers' Profile
Day 2 - Thursday, 9th December 2010
Nano Medicine
Dr. K. Manzoor
Professor, Amrita Center for Nanosciences
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences
Profile: Dr. Manzoor K is currently a Professor at Amrita Centre for Nanoscience and Molecular Medicine specializing in the area of cancer nanomedicine, nanotoxicology and molecular finger-printing of cancer bio-markers. Currently, his team at Amrita Nanocentre focus on: multifunctional nanomedicines targeted to survival-cum-drug resistance mechanisms in cancer and cancer stem cells using gene silencing and protein kinase signaling inhibition. He is a recipient of DRDO Best Laboratory Scientist of the Year 2003, DRDO Young Scientist of the Year 2004 and DRDO Technology Developer of year 2006. He also received Marie-Curie Award from European Commission to work on cancer nanomedicine. He is a member of the European Society of Nanomedicine, European Foundation of Clinical Nanomedicine and the American Association of Nanomedicine.