The Center for Nanomedicine was launched December 1st, 2015 to deliver innovative research in the fields of nanoscience and medicine. The unique properties of nanomaterials can be harnessed to guide them to targeted locations. They then react with initiated stimuli or environmental perturbations, transforming into new, flexible, complex, and hierarchical structures with properties optimized for a variety of applications. “Precision Nano-Imaging” nanoplatform materials provide highly sensitive, accurate, and selective information that helps us understand interactions between nanomaterials and biological systems. This understanding will be used to design optimized nanomaterials with higher performance and a greater level of safety.The nanomaterials and nanosystems we develop can observe and control various cellular functions on command, and will be applied for diagnostics and therapeutics to treat cancer, as well as for stem cell and neuron research.