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Nanoparticles for neurological imaging/therapy

Creating nanoparticles that can cross the blood-brain barrier (BBB) and deliver contrast or therapeutics to the brain is a challenging new project in the Nyström Group. We are just now initializing this effort using advanced polymer nanoparticles and are looking to hire a post doc with expertise in polymer preparation and drug delivery applications.




  • Andreas M. Nyström, Zhiqiang Xu,, Jinqi Xu, Sara Taylor, Thalia Nittis, Jeffrey Leonard, Sheila Stewart, and Karen L. Wooley, SCKs as nanoparticle carriers of doxorubicin: Investigation of core composition on the loading, release and cytotoxicity profil