This project aims at the scale up production, characterization, future commercialization and clinical translation of magnetic iron oxides nanocubes of high magnetic and structural quality and the design and production of an in-flow set up for the further functionalization of the nanocubes with a thermo-responsive (TR) polymer shell.
Colloidal Inorganic Nanostructures for Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy
Radio and chemotherapy are the major clinical treatments for cancer. However, these treatments lack cell specificity and can have severe side effects against healthy cells, especially when used in combination. This project aims at developing a nanocrystal (NC) platform to merge radio and chemotherapy into a single entity that is more specific towards tumor cells.