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Dr. Bowen worked on the chemical synthesis of sugar-based compounds with radioactive atoms attached. Some of these compounds were investigated as potential treatments for Alzheimer's disease. A second set of compounds were investigated for use in tumour imaging, with the aim of making new agents for diagnosing diseases like cancer.
A randomly-selected Doctoral citation each day: today from the Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry (PhD) - graduated in 2009
 

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