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