Studies on tumour active compounds

Summary

New anticancer drugs and synergism from drug combinations.

Supervisor(s)

Associate Professor Fazlul Huq

Research Location

Cumberland - School of Medical Sciences

Program Type

PHD

Synopsis

This project aims to synthesize new metal-based anticancer drugs with activity profile different from cisplatin and its analogues. The project also aims to investigate synergism from combination of drugs including tumour active phytochemicals to provide a means of overcoming drug resistance. Proteomics are employed to characterize key proteins associated with drug resistance.

Additional Information

Currently there are seven PhD students in the group. There has been 14 PhD and 5 Master completions.

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Keywords

Ovarian Cancer, drug resistance, synergism, Cisplatin, rule-breaker platinum, Therapeutics & adverse drug effects, Cancer & leukaemia, Cell biology, Pharmacology & therapeutics

Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is: 44