ARC Nanotechnology Network
Targeted Cancer Therapeutics Laboratory - University of Wollongong

Targeted Cancer Therapeutics Laboratory - University of Wollongong

Name of Group Leader:

Dr Kara Perrow (nee Vine)  

Physical Address:

Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute
Northfields Ave
University of Wollongong NSW 2522  

Mailing Address:




 

Phone:

+61 242214256  

Email:

kara@uow.edu.au  

Nanotechnology Research Programs/Activities:

Development and preclinical assessment of improved drug delivery platforms for chemotherapeutic drugs, including:
- reformulation and the use of bio-responsive micelles
- polymeric scaffolds for the treatment of pancreatic cancer
- dual functionalised liposomes to target heterogeneous cancer cell populations in invasive or refractory breast cancer

Improving drug delivery to the brain and spinal cord to treat ALS/MND using CaP nanoparticles
 

Scale of Nanotechnology Research Effort:

4 PhD students
2 RAs
1 Hons student  
 

Collaboration Information

 

Group Websites:

https://scholars.uow.edu.au/display/kara_vine
http://smah.uow.edu.au/biol/contacts/UOW106344.html