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Nano meets medicine: Biosensors re-defining personalized healthcare

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Nanoscale materials are bridging the gap between nanotechnology and bioelectronics, paving the way for highly sensitive biosensors.

Join experts from CAS, nanowear, and UCLA as they reveal the current landscape of nanoscale materials, dive deep into the latest advancements in soft matter engineering, and showcase commercial applications of nanoscale biosensors. By the end of this webinar, you'll gain a comprehensive understanding of how the power of nanoscale materials is unlocking a new era of biosensors that could revolutionize how we manage our health.

What you will learn

  • A landscape view of nanoscale materials, including the latest research trends informed real-world data analyses 
  • The latest advancements in soft matter engineering for novel bioelectronics and personalized healthcare. 
  • How the unique and customizable properties of nanoscale materials are expanding biosensor applications. 
  • Free to register with ACS ID 
  • Slides will be available on the day of the live event 


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Dr. Jun Chen

Assistant professor, Department of Bioengineering, the University of California, Los Angeles

Dr. Jun Chen is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of California, Los Angeles. His research focuses on soft matter innovation for novel bioelectronics and personalized healthcare. He has published two books and 300 journal articles, with 200 of them being corresponding authors in Chemical Reviews (2), Chemical Society Reviews (2), Nature Review Bioengineering (1), Nature Materials (2), Nature Electronics (6), Nature Biomedical Engineering (1), Nature Communications (6), Science Advances (3), Joule (3), Matter (12), Advanced Materials (12), among others. He also filed 14 US patents, including one licensed. With a current h-index of 108, Dr. Chen was identified to be one of the world’s most influential researchers in the field of Materials Science in the Web of Science. Beyond research, he is an associate editor of Biosensors & Bioelectronics, Med-X, FlexMat, Textiles, and VIEW Medicine, Advisory/Editorial Board Members of Matter, Cell Reports Physical Science, Materials Today, Materials Today Energy, Nano-Micro Letters, Nano Trends, The Innovation, among others. Among his many accolades are the V. M. Watanabe Excellence in Research Award, UCLA Faculty Mentor Award, UCLA Society of Hellman Fellows Award, Georgia Tech Alumni 40 Under 40, Shu Chien Early Career Award, ONR Young Investigator Award, AHA Innovative Project Award, AHA Transformational Project Award, AHA's Second Century Early Faculty Independence Award, NIH UCLA CTSI KL2 Translational Science Award, BBRF Young Investigator Award, Okawa Foundation Research Award, Advanced Materials Rising Star, Materials Today Rising Star Award, ACS Nano Rising Stars Lectureship Award, Chem. Soc. Rev. Emerging Investigator Award, Nano Research Young Innovator Award, ACS PMSE Young Investigator Award, Clarivate Highly Cited Researchers 2019/2020/2021/2022/2023, among others.

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Dr. Venk Varadan

CEO and co-founder of Nanowear

Venk is the co-founder and CEO of Nanowear, a New York-based healthcare-at-home remote diagnostics platform utilizing proprietary wearable cloth nanotechnology and FDA-cleared AI algorithms offering self-administered cardiopulmonary assessments at home.

Previously, Venk was in investment banking UBS Investment Bank, Citadel Investment Group and Wells Fargo Securities, following marketing and sales roles at Eli Lilly and Sanofi Pharmaceuticals in New York. Venk received his MBA from Columbia University and his BSE from Duke University.

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Angela Zhou

Manager of Scientific Analysis and Insights, CAS

Angela Zhou is an Information Scientist at CAS. She earned her Ph.D. in Molecular Pharmacology and toxicology from University of Southern California. She was further trained as a cell biologist at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and worked in the area of cancer biology at Harvard Medical School. She was a faculty member at Missouri State University and Denison University prior to joining CAS.

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