Biomaterials/ Drug Delivery Research Group
Despite significant progresses in the rapidly advancing field of targeted drug delivery, ensuring drug accumulation selectively at the diseased sites/tissues remains a daunting challenge in medical science. To this end, CSIR-IICT’s Biomaterials Group is focused around following major activities:
- Designing receptor specific targeted liposomal and metal nanoparticles based efficient non-viral drug/gene delivery systems for combating cancer, cardiovascular disease, chronic wounds, etc.
- Development of novel cancer stem cells targeted therapeutics,
- Designing new robust platform technology for use in vivo dendritic cell targeting based cancer immunotherapy and
- Using herbal extracts for green syntheses of metal nanoparticles based cancer therapeutics & cancer diagnostics.