Polyamine conjugates: a new means of anticancer drug deliverya new means of anticancer drug delivery

University of Aberdeen

Past award

Student: Akvile Bartuskaite : University of Aberdeen

Year Award Started: 2013

One of the problems with current cancer therapy is that the drugs do not just affect the cancer cells they also kill normal cells and produce serious side effects. One of the goals of cancer research is therefore to develop agents that will be specific for the cancer cells only. This project will determine whether we can deliver drugs to cancer cells using a chemical tail which is recognised by cancer cells and kill the cancer cell while having little or no effect on normal cells.

Research area: Cancer


Dr Heather Wallace
Institute of Medical Sciences