Platform including KTÜ İLAFAR will develop a diagnostic kit to be used in cancer treatment.


The “Target-Specific Pan-Cancer Therapies (Pan-Sweat)” project, prepared by the platform, which also includes the Karadeniz Technical University (KTU) Medicine and Pharmaceutical Technology Application and Research Center (ILAFAR), was awarded by TÜBİTAK.

Karadeniz Technical University (KTU) Medicine and the Pharmaceutical Technology Application and Research Center (İLAFAR), the “Target-Specific Pan-Cancer Therapies (Pan-Sweat)” project was awarded to be supported by TÜBİTAK.

KTU Rector Prof. Dr. Hamdullah ÇuvalcıIn a written statement, he reminded that the High Technology Platform call was made within the scope of TÜBİTAK-1004 Center of Excellence Support Program.

Çuvalcı emphasized that the “Pan-Ter” project prepared by the platform, in which KTÜ İLAFAR is also the research program executive institution, is entitled to be supported by TÜBİTAK.

Pointing out that KTÜ will take part in TÜBİTAK-1004 High Technology Platform for the first time, Çuvalcı said, Izmir Biomedicine and Genome Center, Gebze Technical University, Abdi İbrahim İlaç Sanayi ve Ticaret AŞ, Gensenta İlaç Sanayi ve Ticaret AŞ and Novagenix Bioanalytical Pharmaceutical R&D Center Industry and Ticaret AŞ are the stakeholders of the research program executive organizations.

Çuvalcı pointed out that within the scope of the project, which lasts for 4 years and has a total budget of 50 million TL, it is aimed to develop a CAR-T Based Diagnostic Kit with local “monoclonal antibody drugs” to be used in the treatment of many cancers with the research programs to be carried out by the platform members.

Prof. Dr. Sena Sezen, Prof. Dr. Ali Osman Kılıç, faculty members Özlem Çoban, Tuba Dinçer and Sercan Yıldırım and Research Assistant Dr. Stating that Seçkin Engin took place, Çuvalcı said, “All of our stakeholders in the platform, which come together by bringing together the infrastructure and knowledge with the aim of bringing domestic advanced technology products with high added value to our country, are the KTÜ, which represents our university as the research program executive institution on this important platform. I congratulate İLAFAR and the entire project team and wish them success in their work. ” used the expressions.

Source: Anadolu Agency / Tuğba Yardim

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