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  • Dr. Martin Mkandawire, Prof. Dr. habil.


Industrial Research Chair for Mine Water and Remediation Management 


Vershuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment, Cape Breton University

Research Interests:

Biophotonics, Spectrochemistry, Nanomedicine, Nano-biosensors, and Photocatalyst

Development of multifunctional material/device platform for cancer diagnostics and treatment based on nanotechnology. For example, targeting nanoparticles to cancerous tissue, cells, and cell organelles; developing nanomaterials for cell imaging; developing spectroscopy technology for quick cancer diagnostic; and development of would healing monitoring sensors.

Involvement with BHCRI to date:

Dr. Mkandawire is a BHCRI Associate Member


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