PHYSICO-CHEIVIICAL NANOCHARACTERIZATION CORE . The role of this core will be to provide the necessary physico-chemical characterization of nanopreparations such as polymeric nanoparticles, lipid nanoparticles, dendrimers, and selfassembling nanosystems prepared in all the CCNE projects. An array of sophisticated microscopic, spectroscopic and analytical tools are available to study the size, size distribution, stability, surface charge, and drug loading/release from these nanopreparations. This core brings expertise in the basic science and engineering aspects of nanotechnology that is essential to understand the fundamental properties of these nanopreparations. Feedback from this core will help the scientists engaged in these projects to optimize these nanopreparations for successful use in cancer therapy. This core will also work in parallel with Nano Characterization Laboratory (NCL) to facilitate the overall mission of this CCNE to translate basic research to industrial production of nanomedicines.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Specialized Center--Cooperative Agreements (U54)
Project #
5U54CA151881-05
Application #
8710077
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZCA1-GRB-S)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2014-08-01
Budget End
2015-07-31
Support Year
5
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
$80,186
Indirect Cost
Name
Northeastern University
Department
Type
DUNS #
001423631
City
Boston
State
MA
Country
United States
Zip Code
02115
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