Conjugated polymer nanoparticles as multi-modal photodynamic therapy probes

M. Zhao, E. Leggett, S. Carter-Searjeant, S. Po, M. P. Carmo, L. Urbano, P. Manning, M. Green, A. Rakovich

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Several properties of the developed PTB7 nanoparticles will be discussed, including their size, stability, fluorescent properties and generation of reactive oxygen species. Some cellular assays employing our conjugated polymer nanoparticles will also be presented, to highlight the potential of these nanoparticles as a versatile photodynamic therapy platform.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2020 International Conference Laser Optics (ICLO)
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Number of pages1
ISBN (Electronic)9781728152332
ISBN (Print)9781728152325
Publication statusPublished - 15 Dec 2020


  • Nanoparticles
  • Medical treatment
  • Laser stability
  • Fluorescence
  • Polymers
  • Probes
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Conjugated polymer nanoparticles
  • Singlet oxygen species
  • photosensitizer


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