drug development

Using Nanoparticles in Targeted Drug Delivery and Photothermal Therapy

Discover the latest research and advances in nanoparticle technology. 

Nanoparticles are growing in popularity for drug delivery and photothermal therapy. A given nanoparticle can bear a specific receptor that facilitates interactions with target cells, and it can have a porous shell that controls agent diffusion rates. For photothermal therapy, nanoparticles can absorb light and convert the absorbed energy to heat, which is then transferred to surrounding cells—a strategy that is particularly promising for treating cancer.

Download this white paper from nanoComposix to explore the latest in nanoparticle research and learn how these discoveries improve therapeutic delivery and facilitate novel treatments.

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