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T32 Carolina Cancer Nanotechnology Training Program renewed for another five years

August 12, 2020

Alexander “Sasha” Kabanov, Ph.D., Dr.Sci., recently received a five-year renewal of his T32 Carolina Cancer Nanotechnology Training Program (CCNTP), totaling more than $2.3 million in funding. The Carolina Cancer Nanotechnology Training Program is a 24-to 36-month National Cancer Institute–sponsored T32 postdoctoral training program offered at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. The overarching goal of the CCNTP is to equip a cohort of outstanding young scientists with the multidisciplinary concepts and skills needed to improve cancer diagnosis and therapy based on concepts, tools and discoveries made in nanoscience and nanotechnology. Following the program, Kabanov said trainees become significant contributors to … Continued


Postdoc Elizabeth Wayne Selected as TED Fellow

March 13, 2017

Elizabeth Wayne, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in cancer nanotechnology at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has been selected as a TED fellow and will take the stage to deliver a talk at TED2017 this April in Vancouver. She joins a class of 15 young innovators from four continents and a program that has selected 414 fellows from 87 countries since its inception in 2009. “As a graduate student, I wanted to use my physics training, but I wanted to solve a biological problem,” Wayne said. “The more I learned about cancer, the more I thought an interdisciplinary approach would … Continued


School Receives T32 Grant for Training Program in Cancer Nanotechnology

July 13, 2015

A federal grant awarded to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will help grow the workforce of scientists and doctors working in cancer nanotechnology through the launch of a new postdoctoral training program. The University has received a $1.8 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to create a postdoctoral training program within the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy’s Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery researchers. The program will be run in collaboration with the Carolina Institute for Nanomedicine, the Carolina Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence and the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. The award, a … Continued