Nanoapps Medical Inc – Partnership Team 2018-03-27T12:20:49+00:00

Nanoapps Medical – Partners

 

Frank Boehm – CEO

Frank Boehm incorporated Nanoapps Medical Inc. in 2009.

He is the author of Nanomedical Device and Systems Design: Challenges, Possibilities, Visions published by CRC Press.

Frank is currently working on two further books: Nanotechnology, Nanomedicine, and AI: Toward the Dream of Global Health Care Equivalency and Molecular Manufacturing: The Emergence of the Grand Equalizer.

Nanotechnology, Nanomedicine, and AI: Toward the Dream of Global Health Care Equivalency will explore and articulate an expanded vision for where advanced nanomedicine may lead.

Molecular Manufacturing: The Emergence of the Grand Equalizer will be a comprehensive companion text to Nanotechnology, Nanomedicine, and AI: Toward the Dream of Global Health Care Equivalency. It will explore the concepts and technologies behind the potential emergence of advanced Molecular Manufacturing (MM), while articulating how its potentially immense power may touch and positively transform practically every facet of human endeavor, while driving global scale environmental remediation.

Both titles will be released by CRC Press.

 

Amanda Scott – Director of Communications

BA LLB (Syd)
CELTA (Cambridge)

Amanda represents Alias Studio Sydney where she is a partner and founding member.

www.aliasstudiosydney.com

She specializes in online video production/marketing, and is responsible for the development of various Alias Studio Sydney film, TV and online projects.

Amanda will be contributing a chapter to Nanotechnology, Nanomedicine, and AI: Toward the Dream of Global Health Care Equivalency.

In the chapter the role of the Web and social media in developing, funding and marketing futuristic technologies will also be explored.

 

Dan Goldman – Chief Financial Officer

President
D. C. Goldman & Associates, Seattle

Dan launched several start-up technology, resource and wholesale companies serving the mobile gaming, telecom, transportation, mining, business services, oil and gas market that were successfully sold or converted to public companies.Initiated financing, business planning, public relations, marketing strategy, sales planning, product development and operations.

He was responsible for key relationships that resulted in venture financing, technology sharing, management takeovers and capital investments with partners including Venture Velocity.
He initiated efforts to build technology not available in the global market. He also researched and defined national and global market opportunities and built prototype service offerings.

Acquired venture capital investors and several partners willing to commit significant financial resources in markets as diverse as the US, Canada, Mexico, China, Japan, Europe and Africa.

 

Margaret Morris

Margaret devised the space-tolerant GEO-DMF System for robotically building virtually permanent automated solid rock outer space facilities (using indigenous resources) on the Moon and Mars etc as described in her book ’Moon Base and Beyond’.

She served as an assistant to the internationally-recognized founder of the chemistry of geopolymerization, Dr. Joseph Davidovits, founder of the Geopolymer Institute, in Saint Quentin, France.

Margaret Morris served for years as the Assistant Director of the former Institute for Applied Archaeological Sciences (IAPAS), founded in 1983 at Barry University, Miami Shores, FL.

Margaret actively cares about:

Global End of Poverty / Basic Income
Environmental Health
Human Rights and Social Justice
Equal Opportunity
Global Peace

 

Prof. Aicheng Chen

Professor Aicheng Chen is the Director of the Electrochemical Technology Centre, University of Guelph.

Prof. Chen’s research interests span the areas of Electrochemistry, Photoelectrochemistry, Green Chemistry, Biorefining, Materials Science and Nanoscience.

Electrochemical technologies are extensively used in metal production, fuel cell development, energy storage, corrosion protection, water purification, wastewater treatment, and environmental analysis. The Chen Research Laboratory is well equipped with advanced instruments including atomic force microscopy, scanning tunneling microscopy, infrared spectroscopy, total organic carbon analyzer, BET surface area analyzer, several electrochemical workstations, pure water system, and facilities for the synthesis of nanomaterials.

Recent Awards and Honors:

• Fellow of the Chemical Institute of Canada (FCIC) (2017)
• W.A.E. McBryde Medal, the Canadian Society for Chemistry (2016)
• Canada Research Chair (Tier I) in Materials & Environmental Chemistry (2016)
• RBC Innovation Award – Innovative Hero of the Year (2015)
• Lakehead University Building Research Capacity Award (2015)
• Fellow of the International Society of Electrochemistry (FISE) (2014)
• Canadian Catalysis Lectureship Award (2013)
• Lakehead University Distinguished Researcher Award (2013)

Biography at the University of Guelph website

 

Dr. Gautam Das

PhD – University of Waterloo, Canada.
PhD (Technology) – University of Calcutta, India.
MSc (Technology) – University of Calcutta, India.
BSc (Physics) – University of Calcutta, India.

Dr. Bruce D. Johnson

Professor of Medicine
Professor of Physiology
Internship – Clinical Exercise Physiologist, Div. Cardiovascular Disease; Cardiovascular Health Clinic
Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Fellow – Research fellow; Div. of Anesthesia Research; Respiratory Muscle Laboratory
Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
PhD – Respiratory Physiology and Biodynamics. Research Focus: Ventilatory control during exercise, Pulmonary system limitations during exercise.
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Fellow – Pre-doctoral fellow; Dept. of Preventive Medicine
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Internship – Phase 1-3 cardiac rehabilitation program; Dir. Larry Hamm, PhD
North Memorial Medical Center
MS – Exercise/Cardiopulmonary Physiology. Thesis: The Relationship of Plasma Lactate Levels to Changes in Ventilation and Training Intensities.
St. Cloud State University
BA – Biology – Pacific Lutheran University

 

Robert Knutson

Robert Knutson, M.Sc., Dip.Eng., CMD
Medical Physics Associate
Medical Physics Program
TBRHSC

 

 

 

 

Dr. Challa S.S.R. Kumar

Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Harvard University

Challa Kumar was the Director of Nanofabrication and Nanomaterials at the Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices (CAMD) at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.

He was a Co-PI and Synthesis Coordinator for LSU-EFRC . His research interests are in investigating bottom-up approaches to design and synthesis of atomically-precise nanomaterials for green energy processes and biomedicine.

He is the founder of the company, Millifluidica LLC. He has industrial R&D management experience working for Imperial Chemical Industries and United Breweries. He is currently the Editor-in-chief of the journal, Nanotechnology reviews. He has a Ph.D in Chemistry from Sri Sathya Sai Institute (SSSIHL), Prashantinilayam, India and Postdoctoral training at MPI Biochemie, Munich, Germany.

 

Dr. Patrick Rapley

Senior Medical Physicist at TBRHS

 

 

 

 

 

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Blockchains, Cryptoeconomics, and Emerging Technology Risks

December 30th, 2017|0 Comments

The recent rise in the value of BitCoin, whether a bubble or not, has stimulated great interest in the blockchain, and a recent opinion piece in the New York Times [...]

Scientists Use Electron Microscopy to Study Magnetic Fields of Bacterial Cells and Nano-Objects

December 29th, 2017|0 Comments

A research team led by a scientist from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory has demonstrated for the first time that the magnetic fields of bacterial cells and magnetic [...]

Fewer laboratory animals thanks to secondary nanobodies

December 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Antibodies are indispensable in biological research and medical diagnostics. However, their production is time-consuming, expensive, and requires the use of many animals. Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical [...]

Nanowire device detects cancer with a urine test

December 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Cells communicate with each other through a number of different mechanisms. Some of these mechanisms are well-known: in animals, for example, predatory threats can drive the release of norepinephrine, a [...]

Plants that glow – Illumination from nanobionic plants might one day replace some electrical lighting

December 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Imagine that instead of switching on a lamp when it gets dark, you could read by the light of a glowing plant on your desk. MIT engineers have taken a [...]

Nanomedical Device and Systems Design: Challenges, Possibilities, Visions – Discounted until Jan. 1 2018

December 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

  Features Explores and presents innovative nanotechnological and biomimetically derived strategies in the design of potential nanomedical devices and their constituents Contains several post-chapter Proposed Research Tasking Lists to [...]

Light-up specks find and track tiny tumors

December 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Scientists have created a method to detect tiny tumors and track their spread using light-emitting nanoparticles. The technology could lead to earlier cancer detection, more precise treatments, and even improvement [...]

Fluorescent nanomedicine can guide tumor removal, kill remaining cancer cells

December 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Oregon State University scientists have developed a nanomedicine platform for cancer that can help doctors know which tissue to cut out as well as kill any malignant cells that can't [...]

DNA That Folds Like Origami Has Applications for Drug-Delivering Nanobots

December 20th, 2017|0 Comments

From an article by Kyree Leary at futurism.com: In 1953, a pair of scientists named James D. Watson and Francis H.C. Crick — with help from the data supplied by the research [...]

The Future of Nanomedicine – Dr Joy Wolfram at the HT Summit 2017

December 19th, 2017|0 Comments

  Dr Joy Wolfram from the Mayo Clinic explains how nanomedicine has the potential to change the way we treat disease. Filmed at the 2017 Hello Tomorrow Global [...]

Nanotubes go with the flow to penetrate brain tissue

December 19th, 2017|0 Comments

  Rice University researchers have invented a device that uses fast-moving fluids to insert flexible, conductive carbon nanotube fibers into the brain, where they can help record the [...]

Researchers Use Single-Stranded DNA, RNA to Create Self-Assembling Nanostructures

December 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Nanotechnologists are making use of DNA, the genetic material that is present in living organisms, as well as its multifunctional counterpart RNA, as the raw material in attempts to design [...]

Out With the Old? Blockchain Requires a New Regulatory Approach by Eva Kaili

December 17th, 2017|0 Comments

  The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk's 2017 in Review. Eva A. Kaili is a member of the European Parliament, where she chairs the Science and Technology Options Assessment [...]

3D nanoscale imaging made possible

December 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Imaging at the nanoscale is important to a plethora of modern applications in materials science, physics, biology, medicine and other fields. Limitations of current techniques are, e.g. their resolution, imaging [...]

Nanoparticles as a solution against antibiotic resistance?

December 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Around one in 3,300 children in Germany is born with Mucoviscidosis. A characteristic of this illness is that one channel albumen on the cell surface is disturbed by mutations. Thus, [...]

Plasmonic biosensors enable development of new easy-to-use health tests

December 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Researchers at Aalto University, Finland, have developed a biosensor that enables creating a range of new easy-to-use health tests similar to home pregnancy tests (Advanced Materials, "Plasmonic Metaparticles on a [...]

Bacteria development marks new era in cellular design

December 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Scientists at the universities of Kent and Bristol have built a miniature scaffold inside bacteria that can be used to bolster cellular productivity, with implications for the next generation of [...]

Wet plasma makes a nano-sized splash

December 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Silicon microelectronics and biomedical fields could benefit from a safe and cost-effective way to synthesize nanoparticles. Oil and water do not mix, but a KAUST team has exploited the distinct [...]

Physicists excited by discovery of new form of matter- Excitonium

December 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Excitonium has a team of researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign... well... excited! Professor of Physics Peter Abbamonte and graduate students Anshul Kogar and Mindy Rak, with input [...]

Researchers use nanoparticles to target, kill endometrial cancer

December 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Tumor-targeting nanoparticles loaded with a drug that makes cancer cells more vulnerable to chemotherapy's toxicity could be used to treat an aggressive and often deadly form of endometrial cancer, according [...]

Scientists channel graphene to understand filtration and ion transport into cells

December 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Tiny pores at a cell's entryway act as miniature bouncers, letting in some electrically charged atoms--ions--but blocking others. Operating as exquisitely sensitive filters, these "ion channels" play a critical role [...]

Research team saves information on a single molecule

December 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Over the past few years, the building blocks of storage media have become ever smaller. But further miniaturization of the current technology is hindered by fundamental limits of quantum mechanics. [...]

Nanomaterials: How to separate linear and ring-shaped molecules

December 7th, 2017|0 Comments

The purely mathematical property – linear or circular – can have severe consequences in the world of materials. Since circular molecules lack any ends, which could serve as a starting [...]

Entangling biological systems – Does quantum mechanics play a role in biology?

December 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Nearly 75 years ago, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Erwin Schrödinger wondered if the mysterious world of quantum mechanics played a role in biology. A recent finding by Northwestern University's Prem Kumar [...]