Dr. Ibrahim El-Sherbiny represents Zewail City at ABASII

Dr. Ibrahim El-Sherbiny, associate professor of nanomaterial sciences at the University of Science and Technology, was invited to give a plenary lecture, titled Smart Soft Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications: An Overview and Progress, at the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Basic and Applied Sciences (ABASII). The conference was held in Al Ain Al-Sokhna, Egypt, from April 2 to 4, 2014.

El-Sherbiny discussed an overview of the different types of smart, soft nanomaterials, with emphasis on smart nanohydrogels. He also highlighted the various approaches that can be used to fabricate these smart, soft nanomatrials with specific features, and their recent applications in targeted and sustained drug delivery, gene therapy, regenerative medicine and stem cell research, tissue engineering, and other biomedical and dental applications.