Measurement and imaging of pathogenic and diagnostic iron oxide nanoparticles using proton magnetic resonance [ 2009 - 2011 ]

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Researchers A/Prof TG St Pierre; Prof JS Riffle

Brief description This project is likely to result in new and improved technologies to aid in the management and diagnosis of a range of diseases including iron metabolism disorders such as thalassaemia and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease. Other aspects of the research may lead to technologies for the early detection of some cancers. The technologies will enhance Australia's international standing in the field of advanced medical imaging and have the potential to be commercialised within the Australian biotechnology sector. During the project, research students will receive high quality multidisciplinary training ensuring the supply of personnel with high-level technical expertise into the future.

Funding Amount $360,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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