Monash University

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Antibody-functionalised porous silicon nanoparticles for delivering tumour antigens to dendritic cells

posted on 2023-06-14, 01:19 authored by ANAL SANJAY DESAI
Vaccinating against cancers by retraining the immune system to locate and eliminate cancerous cells has shown promising results. This thesis focuses on the use of nanoparticles to overcome some of the current drawbacks. The studies outline the various factors that should be considered while designing nanoparticle based delivery system that target immune cells.


Campus location


Principal supervisor

Nicolas Hans Voelcker

Additional supervisor 1

Anna Cifuentes-Rius

Additional supervisor 2

Angus Johsnton

Year of Award


Department, School or Centre

Drug Delivery, Disposition and Dynamics


Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type



Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences