Northwestern University

Apr
16
Mon 4:00 PM

"Synthetic Lipoprotein Nanoparticles as Potent Cancer Therapy and Immunotherapy"

When: Monday, April 16, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM  

Where: Ward Building, Room 5-230, 303 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Alexa Nash   312.503.4893

Group: Department of Pharmacology Seminars

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

The Department of Pharmacology Seminar Series will be presented by C. Shad Thaxton, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Urology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Abstract:

The Thaxton Lab has pioneered the synthesis and characterization of synthetic lipoprotein nanoparticles. This talk will cover the biology of high-density lipoproteins, the synthesis and characterization of functional nanoparticles that have some features of native HDLs, and how these agents are being used as targeted cancer therapy.

 

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