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Multifunctional Nanoparticles for Cancer Therapy Focus of October 14 Talk on SWOSU Campus

October 5, 2011

Dr. M. Delwar Hussain 

Dr. M. Delwar Hussain, associate professor of pharmaceutics at Texas A&M University College of Pharmacy, will present a discussion on the multifunctional nanoparticles for cancer therapy on the campus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford on Friday, October 14.

The public is invited to the free talk at 2 p.m. in Room 312 of the Chemistry, Pharmacy, Physics Building on the SWOSU campus.

Hussain received his Ph.D. degree in pharmaceutical sciences from the University of Alberta, Edmonton.  His current research is focused on nanotechnology, targeted drug delivery in cancer and in-situ implants. He has published more than 80 peer reviewed research publications, book chapters and abstracts.

The discussion on the SWOSU campus will focus on the concept of targeted and pH sensitive drug delivery to the cancer cells using multifunctional nanoparticles.  Specific examples of folic acid targeted and pH dependent nanoparticles will be provided from the current research work from Hussain’s lab.

Hussain’s visit to SWOSU is sponsored by the College of Pharmacy.

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