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September 27th, 2010

UNC granted $13.6M to use nanotechnology against cancer

Abstract:
UNC cancer researchers have won a $13.6 million grant to work to use nanotechnology to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

The five-year grant from the National Cancer Institute is directed to UNC-Chapel Hill's Carolina Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The work will be lead by Joel Tepper and Joseph DeSimone. DeSimone is well known for his work in nanotechnology and has spun of some of his past research into the pharmaceutical startup company Liquidia Technologies, which is collaborating on the project.

Read more: UNC granted $13.6M to use nanotechnology against cancer - Triangle Business Journal

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