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Professor Kenneth Dawson receives prestigious ERC Advanced Grant for nanoscale medicines

Monday, 3rd April 2023

Professor Kenneth Dawson receives prestigious ERC Advanced Grantfor nanoscale medicines. The European Research Council (ERC) has named Professor Kenneth Dawson among the outstanding research leaders it has awarded Advanced Grants for 2023. Valued at upwards of €2.5 million, the grants are designed to support cutting-edge research in a wide range of fields, from medicine and physics to social sciences and humanities.

Professor Dawson, Chair of Physical Chemistry at UCD School of Chemistry and Director of the Centre for BioNano Interactions (CBNI), was awarded the prestigious funding for his project FunctionalNanoTher - which aims to develop much more efficient vaccines, and other treatments, by leveraging the body’s naturally occurring nanoscale communication network.

Early results suggest that tapping into this network will radically change the effectiveness of nanoscale therapies.

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