Cancer cage fight
Spotlight on: Dr Andrew Care and Ms Dennis Diaz
Dr Andrew Care, a research fellow in the Department of Molecular Sciences, was recently awarded a 2018 Early Career Fellowship from the Cancer Institute New South Wales (CINSW). Dr Care's research is using genetically engineered bacteria to produce biological nanoparticles that can be loaded with drugs to target cancer.
Ms Dennis Diaz, supervised by Assoc Prof Anwar Sunna, was recently awarded a Research Scholarship Award worth $10,000 from the translational cancer research centre, Sydney Vital, to research the targeted photodynamic therapy of breast cancer with biological nanoparticles.