In an attempt to find an effective cancer therapy, nanotherapeutics comes onto the scene as a new therapeutic approach, which is emerging both nanotechnology and biotechnology. Nanotherapeutics offer tremendous advantages over conventional cancer therapy including prolonged drug systemic circulation half-life, targeted drug delivery and nanoparticles-based combination therapy, which result in improving drug pharmacokinetic profile and efficacy/toxicity balance. Recently, ongoing studies regarding cancer therapy are focusing on the anticancer action of various inorganic nanoparticles such as gold (AuNPs) and silver (AgNPs) nanoparticles. In fact, AgNPs have proven a potent anticancer action on different cancer types.


School of Sciences and Engineering

Degree Name

MS in Nanotechnology

First Advisor

Mamdouh, Wael

Second Advisor

Amleh, Asma

Committee Member 1

Siam, Rania

Committee Member 2

EL-Ghobashy, Medhat

Committee Member 3

Salem, Hanadi

Document Type



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