A new frontier in medicine explained by one of its pioneers
with Dr. Mauro FERRARI, President and CEO of The Methodist Hospital Research Institute
Presented by Crossroads Cultural Center, Columbia Campus Ministry and the MedConference
The story of Dr. Mauro Ferrari shows that there is nothing mechanical or automatic about the birth of a new field in science and technology. The development of ideas, the sacrifice of hard work, the willingness to take risks, the creation of a community of researchers that share the same vision: all of these steps have a deep human dimension, and require a certain type of person and a certain culture that cannot be taken for granted. This is particularly true when the motivation for research is to help others, as is the case with Dr. Ferrari and biomedical nanotechnology, one of the most fascinating disciplines in contemporary science. Crossroads is honored to host Dr. Ferrari for a wide-ranging discussion on his cutting-edge research, and also on the human and philosophical significance of scientific work.
The event is open to the public and free of charge.
About this EventDate: Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Columbia University
501 Schermerhorn Hall
1190 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027
About the SpeakerDr. Mauro Ferrari
President and CEO, The Methodist Hospital Research Institute