• Development of cancer targeted Nampt inhibitors 

    Sadrerafi, Keivan (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
    The purpose of this research is the discovery of a highly potent pharmaceutical that can selectively cause apoptosis in various cancer cells. To utilize hydrophobic properties of carboranes, 1,7-dicarba-closo-dodecaborane ...
  • Iron-platinum nanoparticles as multifunctional vehicles in imaging and drug delivery 

    Mason, Christian Alan (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] In the United States alone, approximately 1.6 million people are diagnosed with cancer and over 500,000 people die of cancer each year. According to ...
  • Polystyrene coated iron-platinum drug delivery platforms for theranostics 

    Mason, Emilia Ohsone-Zargham (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
    [ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States, exceeded only by heart disease, and it is estimated that one in every four deaths is ...