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Session Information

FOC U036 - Impact of Nanotechnology and Dermatology

Ticket required for admission, no tuition fee. Ticket holds seat for only 15 minutes after the official start time.


Date: Sunday, August 19

CME Credits: 1.50

Location: Room 208

Time: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Director: Adnan Nasir, MD, PhD, FAAD

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Identify the benefits of nanotechnology in the consumer marketplace.
  • Outline the advantages of nanotechnology in the diagnosis of skin disease.
  • Describe the role of nanotechnology in the management of skin disease.

Nanotechnology is a burgeoning discipline capitalizing on the unique properties of matter on a small scale. The benefits of nanotechnology are making inroads in consumer skin care products, therapeutics, theranostics, and devices used for the diagnosis and management of human disease, including skin disease. This session will review some of the latest developments in nanotechnology as they relate to dermatology.