DSM Biomedical to be key contributor to the international medical devices conference & expo
Nelson Cooke, Ph.D., DSM PTG’s business development manager, will lead sessions and participate in discussions focused on important issues in the medical device industry. Cooke will chair the September 15th session, “Advances in Materials Complementing Device Design,” and will co-chair a second session that same day titled “Medical Device Design and Development.”
“I am honored to be part of a conference that brings together experts from all over the globe to discuss advances in medical devices, medical materials, processes and drug delivery systems,” said Nelson Cooke. “ We have an extremely impressive line-up of speakers, panelists and exhibitors, all of whom bring unique and exciting ideas to the table. This year’s conference and expo promises to be exceptional.”
Other experts from DSM PTG who will be speaking or participating in panel discussions include:
Bob Ward; Shanger Wang, Ph.D; James Parakka; Ph.D; and Robert L. Jones, D.Sc. Topics for discussion will include the use of polymer surface activity and self assembly in medical devices, polymers providing self-assembling antimicrobial surface, degradation behavior of high strength bioabsorbable polyurethanes, surface chemical control and analysis of biomedical materials, and UHMWPE via macromolecular design.