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RNA Center Seminar Series

RNA Center Seminar Series

The RNA Center welcomes:

 

Leaf Huang, Ph.D., Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor

Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics in the Eshelman School of Pharmacy

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

“Nanoparticle delivery of genes and siRNA to tumor and liver”

                                                                                                                                                         

                                                                                                                                         Complimentary breakfast for the first 50 attendees

 

Date: 11/19/12, 8:30am to 9:30am
Time: 11/19/12, 8:30am to 9:30am
Location: South Campus Research Building II, Room 6 (2SCR1.4070)
Format: Lecture
Speaker Bio: Leaf Huang, Ph.D., Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor, Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics in the Eshelman School of Pharmacy, UNC at Chapel Hill, conducts research in the area of gene therapy and targeted drug delivery. He pioneered the liposome non-viral and cationic lipid vectors for the first non-viral clinical trials. Currently, his focus is on nanoparticle vectors for gene transfer in treating cancer and infectious diseases. In 2004, he received the Alec D. Bangham MD FRS Achievement Award. His H-index is 79, as the author of 320+ peer-reviewed papers and 130+ reviews and book chapters.
Contact: Ersulan Hampton - (713) 563-0639 - ehampton@mdanderson.org