UROP Project Listing System
Project Title:
Nanoparticles for delivering peptide drugs to the brain
Supervisor:CHAU Ying
Project Description:This project involves the design and characterization of nanoparticles to cross the blood-brain barrier for delivering peptide therapeutics to the cerebellum.
Course type:UROP1000 UROP1100 UROP2100 UROP3100 UROP4100 
Applicant's Roles: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 
Complexity of the project:Moderate 

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