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Engineering Multi-functional Nanostructures Derived from Inorganic, Organic and Biological Materials for Light-Based Theranostics

Raviraj Vankayala

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
  11 a.m.–Noon

Location: Chung Hall 205/206
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Category: Colloquium

Description: Development of theranostic nanostructures may offer both diagnosis and treatment functions in tackling various diseases at high spatial resolution. In the first segment of the talk, I will describe the efforts in developing various nanostructures derived from inorganic materials for simultaneous multi-modal imaging and photodynamic therapy (PDT) of cancers. Although these nanostructures show excellent imaging and phototherapeutic capabilities, their toxicity, immunogenicity, and biodegradability are the most critical concerns for clinical translation.....

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Open to: General Public
Admission: Free
Sponsor: Bioengineering Department

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Nancy Ford
(951) 827-5025