Universiteit Leiden

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Research project

Light relief

How can new compounds relieve cancer patients of severe side effects?

Sylvestre Bonnet
NWO Vidi 2011 NWO Vidi 2011

All anticancer drugs have severe side effects for patients because of their high toxicity. The researchers will make new compounds that are poorly toxic in the dark, but become very toxic and selectively kill cancer cells upon visible light irradiation.

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