QM Cross Disciplinary Team awarded QMUL Proof of Concept Funding (£50,000)
10 June 2016
Dr Mike Cattell, Professor Gleb Sukhorukov, Dr Saroash Shahid and Dr Rob Whiley awarded QMUL Proof of Concept Funding (£50,000)
A cross-disciplinary team at QM have secured QMUL Proof of Concept Funding (50k) to develop a novel chlorhexidine drug which can be encapsulated using layer by layer encapsulation of polyelectrolytes. This work will involve biological studies to develop this technology for exciting new oral health care products and pharmaceuticals.
The team comprises; Dr Mike Cattell (Centre for Adult Oral Health, Institute of Dentistry), Professor Gleb Sukhorukov (School of Engineering and Material Science), Mr Dong Luo (PhD student, School of Engineering and Material Science) and Dr Saroash Shahid (Oral Growth and Development, Institute of Dentistry) and Dr Rob Whiley (Centre for Clinical & Diagnostic Oral Sciences).