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HKUST BME Seminar by Dr. Weiping Wang

Date: February 22, 2017 (Wednesday)

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Venue: Lecture Theatre H, Lift 27-28, HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kwoloon, Hong Kong















Photoresponsive nanoparticles for drug delivery


by


Dr. Weiping Wang


Abstract

Photoresponsive drug delivery systems provide a strategy for the delivery of therapeutic agents preferentially to a target site, presenting the ability to enhance therapeutic efficacy while reducing side effects. Here I will show the design and use of photoresponsive nanoparticles in which light triggers drug release, or induces nanoparticle binding to tumor tissues (phototargeting).



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