Brain cancer cells targeted with a drug delivered by a new silica nanoparticle

3 July 2023

Dr Taskeen Janjua and Associate Professor Amirali Popat from UQ's School of Pharmacy featured on Channel 7 about nanoparticles delivering a chemotherapy drug into fast growing, aggressive brain tumours.

While chemotherapy does wonders to treat multiple forms of cancer, it is harder to get rid of aggressive fast-growing brain tumours.

Researchers from UQ's School of Pharmacy are hoping to do just that through a breakthrough that uses cell modelling to treat the often life-threatening disease.

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The story also featured in Futurity, Retail Pharmacy, Magazine, New Zealand Doctor