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DeSimone talks about research, developing new medicines
Located in News / 2012 News
Grant will support study of nanomaterials to improve cancer drug delivery
A $2.4 million-grant from the National Institutes of Health will fund a collaborative research effort between UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and University of Nebraska Medical Center scientists. The researchers plan to study whether the use of a drug-carrying nanoparticle material they've designed can better penetrate tumors.
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UNC study shows potential for nanotechnology-based therapy for ovarian cancer
Chapel Hill - A UNC-led study has shown the potential for nanotechnology therapy for ovarian cancer. Scientists at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and Duke University Medical Center conducted a preclinical study using nanoparticle technology to deliver doses of chemo- and radiotherapy that specifically targeted metastasized ovarian cancer cells, eradicating the cancer and lessening the toxicities often associated with the treatment.
Located in News / 2011 News
UNC-Chapel Hill researchers to launch cancer nanotechnology training program
The university has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to create a postdoctoral training program in cancer nanotechnology within the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.
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Wang published in ACS Nano
UNC Lineberger member Andrew Wang, MD, was senior author of a preclinical study published in the journal ACS Nano. Wang and collaborators found that they could improve cancer chemotherapy and chemoradiotherapy treatments by delivering a combination of cancer-fighting drugs using nanoparticles.
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