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 Omega Laboratory 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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The Omega research program integrates nanotechnology, oncology, imaging science and cancer biology. 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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August 2017 - Drs. Brady-Kalnay and Karathanasis are co-PIs on a new 2-year, $250k Innovation Grant from Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation

March 2017 - NCI chose two nanotechnology images from our lab for the Cancer Close Up gallery collection

March 2017 - Isha Lele, a high school student researcher in our lab, was awarded the third place award in the category of materials science at the 2017 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.  

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