• 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)
    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 the American Cancer Society the probability that a male and female will ...
  • Polystyrene coated iron-platinum drug delivery platforms for theranostics 

    Mason, Emilia Ohsone-Zargham (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
    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 due to cancer.1 Many therapeutic techniques that are currently used are ...