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TEDxUdeM - Sylvain Martel - Fighting cancer with Nanotechnology

(English subtitles available)Sylvain Martel is the Director of the nanorobotics laboratory at Polytechnique Montreal, where he studies medical applications of nanotechnology. Using guided micro-transporters to deliver drugs, cancerous cells can be locally targeted, thus inhibiting their growth. Innovators, Prof. Martel and his team have demonstrated major progress with a breakthrough technology that could revolutionize cancer treatment.For more information, please visit video by: video by: by Stephane Detchou.Sylvain Martel - Les nanotechnologies dans la lutte contre le cancerDirecteur du laboratoire de nanorobotique de l'?cole Polytechnique de Montr?al, Sylvain Martel se penche sur l'application m?dicale de la Nanotechnologie. Le professeur Martel et son ?quipe sont ? l'origine d'une avanc?e spectaculaire dans la lutte contre le cancer, utilisant des micro-transporteurs t?l?guid?s pour livrer des m?dicaments en ciblant tr?s pr?cis?ment les cellules canc?reuses. Une perc?e qui risque de r?volutionner le traitement contre le cancer.Pour plus d'informations, visitez the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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