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Dillon, Carolyn T.

Faculty Member

  • Centre for Medical and Molecular Bioscience
  • Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health
  • School of Chemistry

Research Overview


  • Carolyn Dillon completed her PhD in inorganic chemistry at the University of Sydney in 1996. She is currently employed as a senior lecturer in the School of Chemistry at the University of Wollongong where she is the coordinator of the Medicinal Chemistry Degree. Carolyn has been using synchrotron radiation techniques since 1996 at facilities such as Brookhaven National Laboratory, the Advanced Photon Source, the Australian National Beamline Facility (KEK, Tsukuba) and the Australian Synchrotron, covering IR microspectroscopy, microprobe XRF imaging and XAS for solving inorganic medicinal chemistry problems. Particular areas of interest include: the design and development of new arsenic anti-leukemia drugs, bismuth bowel cancer chemopreventatives, and gold anti-inflammatory drugs. 

Selected Publications


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Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Bismuth-NSAIDs as Colorectal Cancer Chemopreventatives Brown, Tara
    Doctor of Philosophy Developing Selective Arsenic Anti-Cancer Drugs Lambert, Jacob
    Doctor of Philosophy Designing Tumour- Targeting Arsenic Anti-Cancer Agents Carrall, Judith

Research Overview


  • Carolyn Dillon completed her PhD in inorganic chemistry at the University of Sydney in 1996. She is currently employed as a senior lecturer in the School of Chemistry at the University of Wollongong where she is the coordinator of the Medicinal Chemistry Degree. Carolyn has been using synchrotron radiation techniques since 1996 at facilities such as Brookhaven National Laboratory, the Advanced Photon Source, the Australian National Beamline Facility (KEK, Tsukuba) and the Australian Synchrotron, covering IR microspectroscopy, microprobe XRF imaging and XAS for solving inorganic medicinal chemistry problems. Particular areas of interest include: the design and development of new arsenic anti-leukemia drugs, bismuth bowel cancer chemopreventatives, and gold anti-inflammatory drugs. 

Selected Publications


Investigator On


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Bismuth-NSAIDs as Colorectal Cancer Chemopreventatives Brown, Tara
    Doctor of Philosophy Developing Selective Arsenic Anti-Cancer Drugs Lambert, Jacob
    Doctor of Philosophy Designing Tumour- Targeting Arsenic Anti-Cancer Agents Carrall, Judith
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