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First tier members’ discount

February 5, 2018

A first call has been issued for people with interests in nanoscience with industrial importance to sign up as members of FNM and benefit from 1st tier discounts .Applications to join will be considered for special 1st tier membership up until June 30. 2018. New members will benefit from unique networking opportunities, free or reduced […]

Successful Workshop on Nanomaterials in Medicine

January 25, 2018

The 2nd International Workshop on Nanomaterials in Health/Medicine, organised by Dr Tapas Sen and hosted at UCLan, Preston on 16th January was attended by speakers and delegates from Italy, India, Greece and around the UK. Presentations on Nanomedicine research, bio-imaging, and drug delivery across biological barriers, were supported by those on UK and Indian projects […]

Multifunctional Nanomaterials in Cancer Therapy

April 21, 2016

Dr Tapas Sen from the School of Physical Sciences & Computing has just been awarded an international research grant entitled “Multifunctional Nanomaterials in Cancer Therapy”. This is a multinational project which is jointly funded by UK India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI: http://www.ukieri.org/) and the University Grant Commission (UGC: http://www.ugc.ac.in/), India for the period of 3 years […]

Smart Biomimetic Materials

April 21, 2016

Dr Sub Reddy from the School of Physical Sciences and Computing is UCLan’s Principal Investigator on multi-disciplinary research projects funded by The Wellcome Trust and The Leverhulme Trust. He is developing smart biomimetic materials (molecularly imprinted polymers; MIPs) as alternative synthetic, stable, ethical and economical antibodies. Rapid antibody development is important for initial treatment of […]

Condensed Screening Platform for Aggregation Profiling

April 21, 2016

Prof Robert Forbes from the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Science is UCLan’s Principal Investigator for a recently launched  £1M+ Innovate UK Collaborative R& D grant project “Towards a condensed screening platform for aggregation profiling”  Biotherapeutic drugs are an increasingly important class of new medicines and their effective action in the therapeutic treatment of disease […]