Combining photodynamic therapy and chemotherapy: Nanotechnology improving breast cancer treatment

Marilia Calmon

São Paulo State University

Marilia de Freitas Calmon holds a bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences from the State University of Londrina (2003) and a Master and PhD in Genetics from São Paulo State University (UNESP). She completed her PhD and PostDoc in Johns Hopkins University in cancer epigenetics. She is currently Researcher at São Paulo State University and leads Master's and PhD students in the Graduate Program in Microbiology and in Genetics. She has experience in Genetics and Nanotechnology, working mainly on the following topics: nanoparticles, cancer, genetics, epigenetics, molecular biology and HPV. 


Breast cancer is a serious public health problem, not only because of the high incidence and mortality, but also because of the often ineffective treatment. Different nanostructured systems demonstrate advantages over other... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Marilia Calmon (São Paulo State University)
  2. Natalia Candido (São Paulo State University)
  3. Maryanne Melo (University of Sao Paulo)
  4. Fernando Primo (São Paulo State University)
  5. Antonio Claudio Tedesco (University of Sao Paulo)
  6. Paula Rahal (São Paulo State University)

Topic Area

Nanomedicine for cancer diagnosis & therapy


PS1 » Poster Session (13:30 - Monday, 25th September, Gallery)

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