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October 11th, 2005

UCSD receives grant for cancer research

Abstract:
Leaders from disparate fields of science will join forces with nanoparticles, which are invisible to the naked eye, to fight cancer under a new $3.9 million grant awarded to UCSD. The first phase in a five-year, $20 million initiative funded by the National Cancer Institute, the grant will establish one of seven national Centers for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence, at which researchers will work to harness the particles’ potential to seek and destroy cancerous cells without harming healthy tissue.

Source:
ucsdguardian.org

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