Polymers, Diffusion, and the Design of Biomaterials, Prof. W. Mark Saltzman


Announcing the July GGPF Dinner Lecture

Monday, July 17

"Polymers, Diffusion, and the
Design of Biomaterials"

Prof. W. Mark Saltzman
School of Chemical Engineering
Cornell University

< see Abstract below >



6 PM Social Hour
7 PM Dinner
8 PM Lecture


$30 regular
$15 student/retired/unemployed
free for lecture-only attendance

Registration Deadline:
Thursday, July 13 at 5 PM

Michael's at Shoreline, Mountain View



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- salmon
- chicken marsala
- vegetarian lasagna

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- note that we must ask you to be liable for
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Attendance for the presentation only at 8:00 is
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know for headcount purposes, and that you try not
to arrive after the presentation has started.


DIRECTIONS to Michael's at Shoreline:

From 101 take the Shoreline Boulevard Exit, turning
toward the bay. Drive past the Shoreline Amphitheater
and go straight ahead into Shoreline Park. After a
mile or so, a sign for Michael's will direct you to
turn left into the parking lot.
Address: 2960 N Shoreline Blvd.
Restaurant phone: 650-962-1014
(do not call restaurant for reservations)



"Polymers, Diffusion, and the
Design of Biomaterials

Prof. W. Mark Saltzman
School of Chemical Engineering
Cornell University

An impressive number of new medicines have been
discovered during the twentieth century, so that
some fatal diseases are now in control. Still,
premature death and disability from cancer and
infectious disease remain world-wide health problems.
In some situations, these diseases progress in the
presence of effective medication or preventative
vaccines, simply because active agents are not
administered in an effective manner. Modern
engineering presents new opportunities in
therapeutics: engineering analysis is essential
in understanding the mechanisms of drug transport
in normal and diseased tissue. In addition, new
materials, such as biocompatible polymers, can be
used to produce drug delivery systems that control
the rate of delivery, local transport, and
metabolism of drugs at tissue sites.

For more information about Prof. Saltzman's research
or background, please see his web page at

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