Researcher

Mr John Kokkinos

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Biography

John is a Scientia PhD Scholar at UNSW exploring nanomedicine as a potential therapeutic for pancreatic cancer. He is supervised by Associate Professor Phoebe Phillips, Professor David Goldstein, Dr George Sharbeen, Associate Professor Joshua McCarroll, and Professor Cyrille Boyer. Supported by the highly prestigious UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship, John’s project is titled: Reprogramming the Stroma using Gene Silencing Nano-Drugs to Inhibit...view more

John is a Scientia PhD Scholar at UNSW exploring nanomedicine as a potential therapeutic for pancreatic cancer. He is supervised by Associate Professor Phoebe Phillips, Professor David Goldstein, Dr George Sharbeen, Associate Professor Joshua McCarroll, and Professor Cyrille Boyer. Supported by the highly prestigious UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship, John’s project is titled: Reprogramming the Stroma using Gene Silencing Nano-Drugs to Inhibit Pancreatic Tumours. He has won several awards during his PhD including Winner of the 2019 UNSW 3-Minute Thesis Competition (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIk23-VORCI), and has presented his work at several national and international conferences. He has also been awarded a grant from Tour de Cure to develop a novel pre-clinical model of pancreatic cancer (https://vimeo.com/287884078).

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by Mr John Kokkinos