Wayne State University

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People

Name

Affiliation

Expert Research Area

Guangzhao Mao

(Director)

Chemical Engineering

Directed self assembly, crystallization, polymer thin films and nanoparticles, AFM imaging and force measurements

Alan Hudson

(Co-director)

Immunology/Microbiology

Molecular biology/molecular genetics of the obligate intracellular bacterial pathogen Chlamydia trachomatis

R. M. Kannan

(Past co-director)

Chemical Engineering

Dendrimer-drug conjugation, nanodevice design and characterization, in vivo and tissue level evaluation of efficacy, clinical translation

Stephanie L. Brock

Chemistry

Synthesis, properties and applications of metal pnictide and chalcogenide extended solids and nanomaterials, sol-gel nanoparticle assembly, hybrid materials

Mark Cheng

Electrical Engineering

Design, integration and testing of nanosystems using lithography-based nanofabrication, graphene-based nanomaterials for biosensing and NEMS

Christine Chow

Chemistry

Drug targeting, nucleic acid chemistry, and bioinorganic chemistry

Diane Chugani

Pediatrics/Radiology/Pharmacology

PET imaging, autism, translational imaging research

Michael Diamond

Obstetrics/Gynecology

Post-operative adhesions, molecular biology, and immunopathology, clinical translation

Alan Dombkowski

Pediatrics/Clinical Pharmacology

Genomics and proteomics, toxicology

Harry Goshgarian

Anatomy/Cell Biology

Functional-recovery following spinal cord injury, and neuroscience

Peter Hoffmann

Physics

Studies of interatomic/intermolecular forces using AFM; forces, currents, and charges in nanostructures, forces associated with liquid ordering and bonding in biological molecules, development of AFM/STM

Yinlun Huang

Chemical Engineering

Multiscale complex systems, integrated material, product, and process design and manufacturing, computational multifunctional nanomaterial development

Sujatha Kannan

Pediatrics

PET imaging, nanotherapeutics imaging in cerebral palsy, clinical translation

Gavin Lawes

Physics

Materials characterization, magnetic nanoparticles, low temperature measurements

Ray Novak

Clinical Pharmacology/Pediatrics

Genomics and proteomics, toxicology

David Oupicky

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Stimuli-responsive, nanosized polymer-based systems for delivery of drugs and genes, redox-, pH-, and temperature-responsive delivery systems

Joshua Reineke

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmacokinetics and biodistribution of particulates, pulmonary drug delivery, nanotoxicity

Sandro R. P. da Rocha

Chemical Engineering

pulmonary delivery of drugs and nucleotides; polymeric drug nanocarriers; transport modulation across the lung epithelium; Colloidal Physical Chemistry;

Douglas Ruden

Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (IEHS) C.S. Mott Center for Human Health and Development

Toxicogenomics, epigenomics using human embryonic stem cells

Ghassan Saed

Obstetrics/Gynecology

Post-operative adhesions, molecular biology

Fazlul Sarkar

Pharmacology/Karmanos Cancer Institute

Cancer therapy, Pancreatic and breast cancer

Anthony Shields

Internal Medicine/Karmanos Cancer Institute

PET imaging in cancer, therapeutics development

Judith Whittum-Hudson

Immunology/Microbiology

Immunopathogenesis of infectious diseases and anti-chlamydial vaccine development

Yong Xu

Electrical Engineering

MEMS, biomedical electronics, nanotechnology