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Antibody Mediated Targeting of Nanoparticles to MUC1 Expressing Pancreatic Cancer Cells (Hoahiep Nguyen)

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Award date: 
Feb 15, 2013
Award amount: 
$5,000
Organization name: 
UNC - Charlotte
Principal Investigator: 
Brown, Banita W.
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Undergraduate Biotechnology Research Fellowship
Region: 
Greater Charlotte

We propose to develop a novel targeted therapeutic for pancreatic cancer. We will use a novel nanoparticle carrying a chemotherapeutic drug gemcitabine conjugated to a cancer-specific antibody. The hope is to target large amount of drug directly to the pancreatic cancer site.

Fiscal year: 
2013