Our philosophy is that nanomedicine will propel both the scientific knowledge and clinical approach to treating the most hard-to-treat and lethal cancers. The Laboratory for Cancer Nanotechnology is located at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and is part of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Case Center for Imaging Research. To learn more about cancer and imaging research at Case, we encourage you to further explore the websites of our lab and its affiliated centers.

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Our research program integrates nanotechnology with oncology, immunotherapy, and imaging. Our overarching goals are: 

- To generate fundamental understanding of the processes pertinent to the use of nanotechnology in cancer. 

- To challenge and shift current research or clinical practice paradigms by utilizing novel and impactful nanomedicines. 

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December 2019 | Dr. Karathanasis was named the 2019 Discovery Award for Research honoree by the Ohio Cancer Research at the Star Award Gala

March 2019 | Shruthi Ravichandran, a high school student researcher, was selected to participate at the 2019 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). 

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