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CNTC Trainees and Faculty Members, Fall 2013

 

 

Front row: Anastasia Kruse (trainee), Edith Glazer (faculty), Peixuan Guo (faculty), Andrew Vasilakes (trainee), Guoqiang Yu (faculty), Amar Jyoti (trainee) Back row: Brad Anderson (faculty), Tonya Vance (coordinator), Younsoo Bae (faculty), Matthew Dickerson (trainee), Nathanael Stocke (trainee), Jenn Fischer (trainee), Robert Wydra (trainee), Zach Hilt (faculty) Brad Berron (faculty)

Front row: Anastasia Kruse (trainee), Edith Glazer (faculty), Peixuan Guo (faculty), Andrew Vasilakes (trainee), Guoqiang Yu (faculty), Amar Jyoti (trainee)
Back row: Brad Anderson (faculty), Tonya Vance (coordinator), Younsoo Bae (faculty), Matthew Dickerson (trainee), Nathanael Stocke (trainee), Jenn Fischer (trainee), Robert Wydra (trainee), Zach Hilt (faculty) Brad Berron (faculty)

Presentations by CNTC Trainees

Publications by CNTC Trainees
CNTC Journal Club Fall 2012

 

Jenn Fischer

Ph. D. candidate in Chemical Engineering

Advisors:
Dr. Kimberly W. Anderson, Chemical Engineering
Dr. Chris Richards, Chemistry
Dr. Kathleen O’Connor, Markey Cancer Center
Dr. Mark Evers, Markey Cancer Center

Development of a Novel Semi-Throughput Small Molecule Screening Tool for Drug Discovery and Identification of Inhibitors in the Metastatic Cascade

Trainee since January 2013

Reports

 

Daniel Irwin

Ph. D. candidate in Biomedical Engineering

Advisors:
Guoqiang Yu
Brad Anderson
Jia Luo

Clinical Advisor:
Mahesh Kudrimoti

Noncontact Near-infrared 3-D Imaging of Tissue Hemodynamics and Nanoparticle Distributions in Mouse Tumors

Trainee since October 2013

Reports

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Amar Jyoti

Postdoctoral Scholar in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Advisors: Brad Anderson, Meenakshi Upreti, Ronald McGarry

Radiosensitizing chemotherapy by camptothecin-encapsulated nanoparticles and its role in inhibition of tumor angiogenesis

Trainee since January 2013

Reports

Anastasia Kruse

Ph.D. candidate in Chemical Engineering
Advisors: Kimberly Anderson, J. Zach Hilt
Clinical Advisor: Ronald McGarry

Targeted Peptide-Conjugated Nanoparticles for the Enhancement of Radiation via Hyperthermia for Lung Cancer Applications

Trainee since September 2013

Reports

Jacob Jacob Lilly

Ph.D. candidate in Chemical and Materials Engineering
Advisors: Brad Berron, Edward Hirschowitz

Early Detection and Diagnosis

Trainee since March 2014

Reports

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Nathanael Stocke

Ph.D. Candidate in Chemical and Materials Engineering
Research Advisors:  J. Zachary Hilt, Heidi Mansour
Clinical Advisor: Susanne Arnold

Magnetic Nanocomposites Microparticles (MnMs) for Lung Cancer Treatment via Targeted Pulmonary Delivery

Trainee since January 2013

Reports

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Andrew Vasilakes

Ph.D. candidate in Chemical and Materials Engineering

Advisor: Thomas Dziubla
Clinical Advisor: Ronald McGarry

Radioprotective Antioxidant Nanoparticles for Lung Cancer SBRT

Trainee since August 2013

Reports

 

Rob Wydra

Ph. D. candidate in Chemical and Materials Engineering
Research Advisers: J. Zach Hilt and Kimberly W. Anderson
Clinical Adviser: B. Mark Evers

Research Area: GI Tumor and Metastases Therapy

EpCAM Targeted Magnetic Nanoparticles for the Intracellular Hyperthermia Treatment of Metastatic GI Cancer

Trainee since July 2012

Reports