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August 2nd, 2010

Nanoparticles to fight breast cancer? A California scientist is working on it

Abstract:
Tiny cancer-fighting agents are poised to play a big role in the future of chemotherapy.

The breast cancer foundation Susan G. Komen for the Cure has awarded a UC Davis researcher $450,000 for the development of nanoparticles capable of effectively targeting and destroying tumor cells while leaving healthy cells unharmed.

The grant, given to Dr. Lorenzo Berti, is a part of $3.2 million the foundation plans to invest in California cancer research institutions beginning in 2010.

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