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Matters of Scale 3 - Nanomedicine

Wednesday 8th Oct 2014, 08.30am

This podcast is part of the The Big Questions series.

Dr Sonia Trigueros explains how she is using nanotechnologies to create targeted drug delivery systems. Chemotherapy is a particularly harmful treatment, with patients losing their hair and suffering from infections due to damage to their immune systems.
 
By using the unique properties of cancer cells, they can be used to deliver targeted therapy at a much reduced dose.
 

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