Ryan Begley, a first year student in the Master of Physics: Medical Physics program, was interviewed by the Post Newspapers for his research into using gold nanoparticles as a delivery method for radiation in order to better treat tumours.
Thanks to James Crofts Hope Foundation for supporting Ryan Begley’s research.
For further reading on the use of gold nanoparticles in the treatment of cancer:
“A Review of Gold Nanoparticles Radiosensitization Effect in Radiation Therapy of Cancer” by A. Mesbahi from Reports of Practical Oncology & Radiotherapy
“Gold Nanoparticles as Novel Agents for Cancer Therapy” by S. Jain et al. from The British Journal of Radiology.