Northeastern University

Perform hands-on research in an

NCI-funded lab

Cancer Nanomedicine Research

The research experience doesn't stop with the co-op

Over half our trainees choose to continue their CaNCURE research after their co-op. CaNCURE trainees have advanced their research projects while earning credit toward Senior Capstone, Directed Study, and Honors Senior Thesis courses. OurCaNCURE staff is available to help!

Opportunities for Further Education & Training

Looking for more ways to gain real-world skills and experience in cancer nanomedicine?  We offer a variety of experiential learning courses that are open to all CaNCURE alumni.  Come put the ideas you are learning into action!


Learn & blog about enabling innovations in nanomedicine (NNMD 5270)


Create a virtual start-up company under industry mentorship (NNMD 5470)

Directed Study

Earn credit for continuing CaNCURE research (NNMD 4991)

Research Techniques

Conduct experiments in a live hands-on  & online laboratory (NNMD 5370)

Seminars & Workshops

Engage with research, clinical, and industry experts (NNMD 5272 & 5274)