October 15, 2010

CBC announces its third Lever Award

A CBC team of Principal Investigators: Chad Mirkin, (NU), David Eddington, (UIC), and Milan Mrksich, (UChicago) received $2.1M CBC Lever Award for a proposal Nanomaterials for Cancer Diagnostics and Therapeutics. The CBC Award will establish two core facilities at UIC and at UChicago that will develop, fabricate, and disseminate standardized and well-defined matrices and substrates for culturing cancer cells. The CBC Lever Award matches a $12 million award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to help establish a collaborative network of Centers of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence (CCNEs).
(see also Interface of Nanotechnology and Cancer; NU News Center, Oct. 12, 2010)