Mikhail V. Zyuzin
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Russia, Lomonosova 9,
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The researchers from ITMO’s Faculty of Physics have created a multifunctional system for drug delivery capable of monitoring temperature inside living cells in real-time.
ITMO scientists created perovskite nanocrystals that preserve their unique optical properties in water and biological fluids. This material offers new opportunities for the optical visualization of biological objects.
The discovery will help researchers make significant strides in the study of new targeted drug delivery methods, which is one of the most actively developing fields of modern science and medicine.
The concept is based on the interaction of resonant semiconductor iron oxide Fe2O3 nanoparticles with light. They can get heated locally by a laser and convert the absorbed light into heat.
A group of scientists from ITMO’s Faculty of Physics and Engineering in collaboration with their colleagues from the First Pavlov State Medical University of St.
Oleksii Peltek, a Master’s student at ITMO University’s Faculty of Physics and Engineering, and his scientific advisor Mikhail Zyuzin have presented their research in the field of cell technologies.