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Current Trainees

Rodrigo Blanco Bravo

Bioengineering, '22

Multiplexed cellular fluorescent imaging in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCC) for different markers to predict patient specific response rates to immunotherapy and for mapping of the tumor microenvironment (TME).

Claire Buxton

Molecular Biology, '21

Role of ESRP1/ESRP2 splicing regulators in the development of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Holly Chadwick

Behavioral Neuroscience, '23

In vivo investigation of the pathogenesis and development of pituitary adenomas in relation to the loss of MEG3 expression

Hannah Curtis

Health Science, '21

The Role of CD8+ and CD4+ in the Tumor Microenvironment (TME) after Controlled Exercise in E0771/M3C Breast Cancer Models

Courtney Fraser

Health Science, '21

The Development and Characterization of Monoclonal Antibodies for Integrins and TGF-b

Mahimasri Kotamreddy

Biology and Mathematics, '21

Understanding the Role of Epigenetics in Multiple Myeloma Progression

Kevin Lin

Health Science, '21

Granzyme B Peptide as a Non-invasive Theranostic Agent

Muskaan Rastogi

Health Science, '21

Monocyte Subtype Determination by Labeling with Feraheme Nanoparticles

Valentina Torres

Health Science, '21

Metabolite Quantification from Cancer Tissues using Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization Mass Spectrometry Imaging

Mia Wallach

Business (w Concentration in Healthcare Management and Consulting), '23

Nano-Talazoparib and Nano-Dinaciclib Combination Therapy for Lung Cancer Cells

Marina Yamada

Health Science, '21

Triple-targeted Photonanomedicine: A Strategy to Treat Heterogeneous Tumors

Past Trainees

Ysaac Zegeye

Cell and Molecular Biology, '21

Using smart biomaterials with immunoadjuvants to treat metastatic breast cancer

Sagi Ravid

Chemical Engineering, '21

Enhanced delivery of camptothecin and doxorubicin conjugates with hyaluronic acid for the treatment of Glioblastoma using microbubble-mediated focused ultrasound

Jack Francisco

Health Science, '22

Integrated diffraction-based diagnostic for point-of-care screening

Aviv Liani

Biology, '21

Impact of RPS15 mutation on development and progression of chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Catherine Nicholas

Health Science, '20

RHAMM splicing in multiple myeloma (MM) and its implications for immunotherapy

Sydney Formica

Health Sciences, '20

Expression of anti-apoptotic proteins in pancreatic cancers: A potential barrier to photodynamic killing

Ryan Pan

Health Sciences, '20

Synthesis of DFO-Lys(PEG30k)-Cys(Cy3) to examine macropinocytosis in human and mouse cancers in vitro

Anthony Alvarez

Health Sciences, '20

Targeted Delivery of Talazoparib to Treat Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Kaylie DeCosmo

Health Sciences, '20

Nanoparticle-aided radio-immunotherapy

Alyssa Lam

Health Sciences, '20

Detection of low-level mutations in DNA obtained from cancer patients, using PCR and nano-PCR

Jessica Munck

Behavioral Neuroscience, '20

Assessment of atherosclerotic changes following neoadjuvant therapy using ferumoxytol as contrast imaging agent

Nayoon "Julie" Kim

Chemical Engineering and Biochemistry, '21

Codelivery of tumor suppressor mRNA and anti-cancer drug in cancer treatment

Abigail Cohen

Health Sciences, '20

In Vivo Treatment of Established HGSOC Line Using Novel Therapy

Esteban Enrique

Biochemistry, '20

Assessing sufficiency of the Tip60/p400 complex in inducing transcription of Merkel Cell Polyomavirus Small T antigen target genes.

Mostafa Abdelhalim

Biochemistry, '21

Targeted Delivery of Liposomes using PARP Inhibitors to Treat Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Rreze Grajcevci

Health Sciences, '21

Analyzing metastasis through targeted miRNA nanotherapy in aggressive breast cancer

Daem Celestin

Cell and Molecular Biology, '21

The Nano-plasmonic Exosome (nPLEX) Assay for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Diagnosis and Prognosis

Adrienne Orriols

Behavioral Neuroscience, '19

Characterization of Nano-Dinaciclib in Combination with Nano-Talazoparib for the Treatment of Breast Cancer

Vivian Zhang

Chemical Eng / Biochemistry, '21

Creating Animal Models of High-grade Serous Ovarian Cancer Cells

Nidhi Shankar

Health Science, '19

Molecular Analysis of Plasma Vesicles for Early Pancreatic Cancer Detection

Sherrie Wang

Health Sciences, '19

Characterization of Targeted PARP-inhibitor Nanoformulations In Vitro and In Vivo

Patrick Sheedy

Health Sciences, '19

Investigation of a miRNA associated with cancer metastasis. Proj 2-Development of a novel nanoparticle for MPI analysis of thromboses

Pamela Guerra

Cell and Molecular Biology, '21

Use of CT Texture Analysis for Characterization and Prognostication of Incidental Adnexal Lesions

Neha Shankar

Health Science, '19

Development of Smart INCeRT Brachytherapy Spacers via PLGA and Docetaxel for Combined Chemo-Radiation Therapies in Prostate Cancer

Kaitlin Moore

Health Science, '19

PDT and PIT with Chemotherapy for Treatment of 3D Ovarian Cancer Nodules Under Flow and Static Conditions

Justin Margolin

Health Science, '19

Evaluation of deep learning approaches in an integrated PET/MRI scanner to generate pelvis attenuation maps and characterize prostate cancer

Evan Mun

Biochemistry, '20

Discovering the Genetic Mechanism of Enhanced Metastatic Colonization in SMAD4 Mutant Tumors

Alexandra Jones

Health Sciences, '19

Investigating the use of Feraheme to monitor the immune response by PET in general inflammation and specific immune cell populations

Vivian Cheng

Health Science, '18

Delivery of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles via Biodegradable PLGA Dissolving Microneedles for Sustainable Release

Victoria Dagostino

Bioengineering, '19

Development of a Point of Care Assay for Detecting High Risk HPV in Resource Limited Settings

Rachael Sverdlove

Biology, '19

Analysis of DREAM and E2F1 Competition for Cell Cycle Promoters during G1.

Kevin Lema

Bioengineering, '18

Nanomedicine for Safe Healing of Bone Trauma

Christina Flavin

Mechanical Engineering, '20

Assessment of Atherosclerotic Changes using Ferumoxytol as MRI Contrast Agent

Ana Vazquez-Pagan

Biology, '19

Inhibiting DNA repair after nanoparticle-amplified radiation therapy

Adel Attari

Chemical Engineering, '19

In vivo imaging of targeted drug delivery to HER2 positive cancer cells

Nicholas LoRocco

Biochemistry, '20

Quantitative Multimodal Imaging of Tumor Response to Radiation

Gabby Brauner

Health Science, '18

Online monitoring and image-guided treatment of chemoresistant micrometastases

Austin Barrett

Health Science, '18

Co-delivery of protective substrate and chemotherapy drugs via lipid Bilayer Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles

Ann Marie Billig

Health Science, '18

miRNA analysis in mouse model of metastatic breast cancer. (Proj 2) The inhibition of PD-L1 on a Pan02 cell line w/ siRNA-nanodrug & gemcitabine treatment

Chris Li

Health Science, '18

The Assessment and Comparison of Ferumoxtran as Contrast Imaging Agent in Patients with Pancreatic Cancers.

Brian Cortese

Biochemistry, '19

Development of PSMA-targeting nanoparticles for positron emitting tomography imaging in prostate cancer using animal models

John Berrigan

Health Science, '18

Use of a Triblock Copolymer Hydrogel for Controlled Release of Cisplatin and BMN-673

Muizz Zaman

Biology, '18

Radiotherapeutic synergism of thermogelling cisplatin-loaded polymers for cervical cancer treatment

Rowena Rajan

Cell and Molecular Bio, '18

Development of a novel nanogel for non-invasive transdermal delivery of cancer vaccines using hyaluronic acid

Alec Plotkin

Chemical Engineering, '18

Nanoencapsulation of tyrosine kinase inhibitors and their effects on pathway inhibition

Deniz Ozisik

Biology/Math, '17

Biological mechanisms of gold nanoparticle-enhanced radiation therapy of prostate cancer

Cicely Krebill

Biology, '19

Assessment of neoadjuvant therapy-induced atherosclerotic changes using ferumoxytol-enhanced MR imaging

Thomas Hanlon

Health Sciences, '17

Uptake and localization of nanoparticles in prostate and lung cancer cells as a function of time and nanoparticle type

Connor Elkhill

Biomedicial Physics, '17

Implementation of novel MR-based attenuation correction in PET/MR pelvic scans

Annie Bryant

Behavioral Neurosci, '19

Assessing the reproducibility of MRI-based brain tumor measurements between both observers and MRI vendors

Lucas Rohrer

Health Sciences, '17

Digital diffraction diagnostics for lymphoma and HPV

Zachary Silber

Health Science, '17

Combined delivery of targeted liposomal chemotherapeutics and photodynamic therapy to treat pancreatic cancer

Morgan Krush

Health Sciences, '17

Optimizing murine cells for in vitro modeling of high-grade serous ovarian cancer

Tom Licata

Health Sciences, '18

Protein-encapsulated nanoparticles for oral delivery of anti-mitotic agents in prostate cancer

Zoe Bishop

Biochemistry, '18

Small T Antigen Effect on Mitotic Proteins B-Myb and FOXM1

Bryce Delgado

Biochemistry, '18

Injectable thermogelling cisplatin-loaded hydrogels for combined chemo-radiation therapy in cervical cancer

Meghan Jastrzembski

Health Sciences, '17

Investigating the use of iron chelator deferoxamine (DFO)-bearing PEG-like nanoprobes as a multifunctional agent for cancer therapy and PET imaging

Marisa Wozniak

Health Sciences, '18

Targeting WASp using Wiskostatin-gold nanoparticles

Kevin Narang

Chemical Engineering, '16

Optimization of macrophage-targeted nanoparticles for positron emission tomography imaging in cancer

Grace Grifferty

Biochemistry, '18

Identification of novel therapeutic targets of the Notch1 signaling pathway

Jennifer Hayashi

Behavioral Neurosci, '17

Radiation enhancement in cancer cells using gold and gadolinium nanoparticles

Noelle Castilla Ojo

Behavioral Neurosci, '17

Localized chemo- and chemo-radiation for the treatment of prostate cancer

Sarah Sherman

Biology/English, '17

Tracking pancreatic adenocarcinoma response to treatment using targeted, multi-modal nanoparticles

Dena Guo

Physics, '17

Longitudinal assessment of tumor heterogeneity during immunotherapy for metastatic melanoma

Oliver Cervantes

Biology, '16

Software with built-in neuroanatomy atlas provides insight into cancer treatment

Bryan Kynnap

Health Sciences, '16

Identifying genomic and compound dependencies in undifferentiated sarcomas

Soleil Doggett

Biology, '16

Erythropoietin improves antitumor immune response through reversal of the hypoxic tumor microenvironment

Rachel Fontana

Biochemistry, '16

Capture of circulating tumor DNA through the use of biotinylated poly-lysine affixed to gold nanoparticles

Amanda Stroiney

Behavioral Neurosci., '16

Clinical immunotherapy application in metastatic glioblastoma

Karen Odreman

Health Sciences, '16

Targeting CXCR4/SDF-1a using phytochemicals to inhibit progression and metastasis of pancreatic cancer

Linda Wiinberg

Health Sciences, '16

Mechanistic and modeling studies of lipid nanoemulsions impact on oral lapatinib absorption

Jordan Harris

Chemical Engineering, '17

Surface-targeting, ligand-switching nanoparticles for mitochondrial drug delivery in prostate cancer

Julia Hannigan

Health Sciences, '16

Iron-chelating PEG-like nanoprobes as therapeutic and 89Zr/PET imaging agents

Jeremy Thong

Nursing, '16

Combined Cisplatin and Olaparib nanoparticles for ovarian cancer therapy

Vadim Molla

Health Sciences, '16

MCT1 Transporter Inhibition of IMR90 Cells Expressing Inducible Merkel Cell Carcinoma Small T Antigen