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CWSF 2006 - Saguenay, Québec

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Sean Bhalla

Photodynamic Therapy: A Red Light for Cancer
Division:Life Sciences
City:mississauga, ON
School:Mentor College
Abstract:The objective of this project was to develop photosensitizers that target β-galactoside recognized proteins that are known for their high expressions in tumor cells. Two drugs derived from chlorophyll-a were synthesized and compared in vitro. The result of this testing and a few other studies is outlined in this project.

Awards Value
Chemical Education Fund Award
Sponsor: Chemical Institute of Canada
The Manning Innovation Achievement Award
Sponsor: Ernest C. Manning Awards Foundation
UBC Science (Vancouver) Entrance Award
Senior Silver Medallist - $2000 Entrance Scholarship
Sponsor: The University of British Columbia (Vancouver)
$2 000.00
The University of Western Ontario Scholarship
Silver Medallist - $1500 Entrance Scholarship
Sponsor: University of Western Ontario
$1 500.00
Silver Medal - Health Sciences
Sponsor: Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Total$5 200.00