Bio-compatibilised carbon nanotubes display significant anti-tumoral effects in solid melanomas

Mónica L. Fanarraga

Universidad de Cantabria-IDIVAL

BVet Med (Universidad de Zaragoza), PhD (University of Glasgow). General expertise: Molecular-cell biology, nanomedicine, in vitro-in vivo models. Current reserach interest: Biosynthetic interations of nanomaterials and biological compounds (proteins, cells and tissues), nanomedicine. Tecnical expertise: High resolution confocal microscopy,time-lapse video microscopy on live in eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells, electron microscopy, eukaryotic cell culture models (human, murine, etc), animal tumor models (murine), cancer models, cell division, cell death, cell migration. ORCID NUMBER; ResearcherID M-6177-2014


Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNTs) penetrate inside cells binding microtubules and interfering with the cellular biomechanics (1,2). This interaction leads to the formation of biosynthetic tubulin polymers (3,4) that... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Mónica L. Fanarraga (Universidad de Cantabria-IDIVAL)
  2. Eloisa González-lavado (Universidad de Cantabria-IDIVAL)
  3. Lorena García-hevia (Universidad de Cantabria-IDIVAL)
  4. Carmen Pesquera (Universidad de Cantabria-IDIVAL)
  5. Fernando González (Universidad de Cantabria-IDIVAL)
  6. Jesús González (Universidad de Cantabria-IDIVAL)
  7. Juan C Villegas (Universidad de Cantabria-IDIVAL)
  8. Rafael Valiente (Universidad de Cantabria-IDIVAL)

Topic Area

Nanomedecine for cancer diagnosis & therapy


OS1-103 » Nanomedecine for cancer diagnosis & therapy (16:00 - Wednesday, 28th September, Tower 24 - Room 103)

Presentation Files

The presenter has not uploaded any presentation files.