Nanoparticles for delivering peptide drugs to the brain
This project involves the design and characterization of nanoparticles to cross the blood-brain barrier for delivering peptide therapeutics to the cerebellum.
UROP1000 UROP1100 UROP2100 UROP3100 UROP4100
Assist in the synthesis and characerization of polymers and peptides; preparation and characerzition of nanoparticles; measurement of drug release profiles by HPLC.
Applicant's Learning Objectives:
-Describe the design criteria of nanoparticles for brain targeting
-Aquire techniques for preparation of nanomaterials and basic analytical skills relevant for drug delivery research research
-Analyze data on drug release