Principal Investigator

David Cormode 
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Chemistry, B.S & M.S. University of Oxford (2002) | Oxford, England

Chemistry, Ph.D University of Oxford (2006) | Oxford, England

Post-Doc Mount Sinai School of Medicine (2006-2012) | New York, NY

 


Research Associates

Pratap Naha
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Pharmaceutical Sciences, B.S. BPUT (2004) | Odisha, India

Pharmacology, MPharm Annamallai University (2006) | Tamil Nadu, India

Nanotoxicology, Ph.D Dublin Institute of Technology (2011) | Dublin, Ireland

Research Interest: Development of novel biocompatible nanomaterials as CT and MRI contrast agents and surface functionalized nanoparticles for gene therapy

 


Post Doctoral Fellows

Maryam Hajfathalian

Biomedical Engineering, Ph.D Temple University (2016) | Philadelphia, PA

Research Interest: Controlled shape synthesis of metal nanoparticles

 

 

 

Yue Huang

Pharmaceutical Sciences, B.S. China Pharmaceutical University (2005) | Nanjing, China

Pharmaceutical Sciences, M.S. Peking University (2010) | Beijing, China

Materials Science, Ph.D Institut national de la recherche scientifique (2017) | Quebec, Canada

Research Interest: Developing new therapeutic approaches to fight biofilms using nanotechnology and nanocatalysis

 

Mathilde Bouché

Molecular Chemistry, M.S. University of Burgundy (2014) | Dijon, France

Inorganic Medicinal Chemistry, Ph.D Strasbourg University (2017) | Strasbourg, France

Research Interest: Development of trigger-sensitive nanomaterials as CT contrast agents for vascular imaging

 

 


Ph.D Students

Jessica Hsu
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Nuclear Engineering, B.S. University of Illinois at Urban-Champaign (2013) | Champaign, IL

Bioengineering, Ph.D University of Pennsylvania (2020) | Philadelphia, PA

Research Interest: Development of silver nanoparticles as contrast agents for dual-energy mammography

 

Johoon Kim

Bioengineering, B.S. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2014) | Champaign, IL

Bioengineering, M.S. University of Pennsylvania (2015) | Philadelphia, PA

Research Interest: Development and application of large gold core nanoparticles.

 

 

Clara Dong

Biomedical Engineering, B.S. Case Western Reserve University (2016) | Cleveland, OH

Bioengineering, M.S. University of Pennsylvania (2018) | Philadelphia, PA

Research Interest: Investigation of size-dependent effect of gold nanoparticles on CT contrast

 

 

Lenitza Nieves Lopez

Chemistry, B.S. University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez (2016) | Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

Biochemistry and Biophysics, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania | Philadelphia, PA

Research Interest: Development of nanoparticle-based contrast agents for dual-energy mammography.

 

 


Master’s Students

Shrey Shah

Chemical Engineering, B.Tech, B.S. Nirma University (2018) | Ahmedabad, India

Nanotechnology, M.S. University of Pennsylvania (2020) | Philadelphia, PA

Research Interest: Development of Novel nanomaterials for theranostic applications and for treatment of biofilms.

 

 


Visiting Students/Undergraduates

Alex Silva

Bioengineering, B.S. University of Pennsylvania (2020) | Philadelphia, PA

Research Interest: Synthesis of gold nanoparticles for cell labeling with CT

 

 

 

Emma Cruz

Bioengineering,B.S. University of Pennsylvania (2020) | Philadelphia, PA

Research Interest: Cellular & tissue engineering; Development of silver nanoparticles for dual-energy mammography

 

 

 

Portia Maidment

Cognitive Science, B.S. Case Western Reserve University (2022) | Cleveland, OH

Research Interest: Drug delivery, theranostics, and nanotechnology

 

 

 

Kimberly Taing

Chemistry, B.S. University of Pennsylvania (2022) | Philadelphia, PA

Research Interest: Synthesis of gold nanoparticles

 

 

 

 


Alumni