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Newly designed nanoparticles infiltrate, kill cancer cells from within

UC designs target and treat early stage by killing those cells with heat, delivered from inside the cell itself. Normal cells are thus left unaffected by the treatment regimen.

Schematic of nanoparticle construction.
Schematic of nanoparticle construction.


Support for this research was provided by a grant under contract number MSF (1343568) titled “Development of Nanotechnology Minor Focused on Nano Biomedicine and Sustainable Energy.”

University of Cincinnati