Better platinum drugs

Summary

In this project the student will seek to develop better platinum-based anticancer drugs

Supervisor(s)

Dr Nial Wheate

Research Location

Faculty of Pharmacy

Program Type

PHD

Synopsis

In undertaking this project the student change select one from the following range of specialised platinum-drug projects:

  • Synthesis of new trinuclear platinum drugs
  • Analysis of the drug-DNA interactions and mode of binding of multinuclear drugs
  • Crystal polymorphism of platinum drugs
  • Development of drug co-crystals
  • Nanoparticle-based delivery of platinum drugs

Additional Information

International students must already have in place a government funded studentship/scholarship that comes with bench fees or intend to apply for such a studentship/scholarship

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Keywords

Cancer, Platinum, drug delivery, crystals, nanoparticle, DNA, pharmaceutics, pharmacy, Drug development, macrocycles

Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is: 1546