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28th February 2019

NEWTON-MOSHARAFA FUND AWARDED FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF PEPTIDE- BASED THERAPEUTIC BIOMATERIALS  

Newton-Mosharafa fund (£156,056 for 4 years) has been awarded to the Peptide Bionanomaterials Group. The fund is from the British Council and the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Egypt and is awarded as a PhD studentship. The fund is awarded for the development of peptide-based soft biomaterials as therapeutic agents for glioblastoma.

19th December 2018

AFAF ABOUZID SUCCESSFULLY PASSED HER VIVA. CONGRATS DR. ABOUZID!

It is our great pleasure to congratulate Afaf for her great achievement successfully passing her PhD viva yesterday with minor corrections. Afaf’s PhD addressed the poor mucosal bioavailability of amlexanox for the treatment of aphthous ulcers by innovating a new liposomal system to improve drug uptake and augment therapeutic effect.

24th September 2018

JAMES LEACH STARTING HIS PHD AT UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE. CONGRATS JAMES!

It is our great pleasure to congratulate James for his great achievement securing a fully funded PhD studentship at the University of Newcastle. James PhD is on developing smart responsive polymeric hydrogels and is hosted at the Department of Chemical Engineering in Newcastle. His PhD project is partly funded by the EPSRC.

1st September 2018

RONAK PATEL SUCCESSFULLY AWARDED MSC INDUSTRIAL PHARMACEUTICS. CONGRATS RONAK!

It is our great pleasure to congratulate Ronak for his great achievement successfully passing his MSc course with distinction. Ronak’s dissertation presented the development of the novel formulations: peptide-based emulgels and nanofibrillised microspheres for the controlled and localised delivery of anti-cancer drugs.

6th June 2018

CEO OF NORTH WEST CANCER RESEARCH VISITS UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL LANCASHIRE ON THE INVITATION OF DR. ELSAWY

Alastair Richards, the CEO of North West Cancer Research (NWCR) visited the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) on the invitation of Dr. Elsawy. The visit involved a campus tour for the research facilities and an overview of our research at UCLan. Alastair shared with us the vision of NWCR and the new directions in funding cancer research in the North West of England.