3/2/2011 9:02:24 AM
Times Union: Combining nanotech studies and medicine
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ALBANY -- Imagine a memory chip that replicates the amazing data storage capabilities of DNA. Or computer chips that can be inserted in the spine to cure paralysis.
Discoveries such as these could one day be made by medical doctors who specialize in nanotechnology.
And on Tuesday, officials at the University at Albany's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering and SUNY Downstate Medical Center disclosed how they plan to educate these researchers of the future through a joint M.D. and Ph.D. program. Full article