Images of Research: Hope for humanity

Category: Hope for humanity

The magic of nanotechnology

                                                                                                                                       

A figurine of a man with a wand stands to the right of various beakers filled with colourful liquids with smoked emerging, and a syringe and tablets in the foreground.

One of the main founders of chemotherapy, Paul Ehrlich first introduced the concept of targeted therapy as a “magic bullet” for tumours around 100 years ago. Aiming to devise new therapies and overcome the side-effects of chemotherapy, our research is in the same vein. We are developing new drug delivery systems, using nanotechnology, to treat cancers more quickly with less adverse effects, to improve patients’ quality of life.

Entrant: Hakam Alaqabani , Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

Copyright: Hakam Alaqabani

Links

Entrant profile: https://pureportal.strath.ac.uk/en/persons/hakam-mohammad-saleh-alaqabani