News

    • Congratulations to Gaurav Lalwani on successfully completing his doctoral dissertation defense - Feb 2015
    • Congratulations to Shruti Kanakia on successfully completing her doctoral dissertation defense - Dec 2014
    • Congratulations to Yahfi for acceptance into the 'Med to Grad' program by Stony Brook University - Jul 2014
    • Congratulations to Sayan Mullick Chowdhury for successfully completing his dissertation defence - Jul 2014
    • Shruti's abstract 'Safety and Efficacy Evaluation Of Novel Graphene-Based Nanoparticles as an MRI Blood Pool Agent' has been ranked as one of the highest ranked trainee abstract in the discipline of molecular imaging at the annual conference of International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Shruti has received a trainee award to travel to Milan, Italy this May to present at a special symposium during the annual ISMRM conference. For this year's conference, the organizers received ~6500 abstract and are expecting ~20,000 attendees. - Apr 2014
    • Research work titled 'Effects of Graphene on Mesenchymal Stem Cells' published in the journal Biomaterials. Congratualtions to Yahfi, Jason, Gaurav and Shruti! - Apr 2014
    • Congratulation to Stephen on winning the prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Award. Out of 15,000 applicants from among the nation's top STEM graduate students, only 2000 awards were made across science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Kudos!! For more details visit: http://sb.cc.stonybrook.edu/news/general/140425NASgradstudentaward.php - Apr 2014
    • Dr. Sitharaman receives the Technology Accelerator Fund (TAF) Award from the Research Foundation of Stony Brook. Congratulations! - Apr 2014
    • Congratulation to Yahfi and Shawn for successfully passing their BME qualifying exam! - Jan 2014
    • An abstract on our recent work on the development of multifunctional 1 and 2 dimensional nanoparticles for tissue engineering, authored by Behzad Farshid and Gaurav Lalwani, has been selected as one of best abstracts (out of 6000+) at material research society's (MRS) 2013 annual Fall Meeting. We have now been invited by Dr. Gary Messing, Editor in Chief, Journal of Material Research, MRS' official journal to submit an Invited Feature Paper. Kudos!! - Dec 2013

Recent Publication

    • In Vitro Cytocompatibility of One- and Two-Dimensional Nanostructure-Reinforced Biodegradable Polymeric Nanocomposites
    • Journal of Biomedical Materials Part A; , 2014
    • Behzad Farshid, Gaurav Lalwani and Balaji Sitharaman
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    • Graphene Nanoribbons as A Drug Delivery Agent for Lucanthone- Mediated Therapy of Glioblastoma Multiformae
    • Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine - In Press; , 2014
    • Sayan Mullick Chowdhury, Cassandra Surhland, Zina Sanchez, Pankaj Chaudhary, M. A. Suresh Kumar, Stephen Lee, Louis A. Pena, Michael Waring, Balaji Sitharaman and Mamta Naidu
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    • Structural Disruption Increases Cytotoxicity of Graphene Nanoribbons
    • Journal of Applied Toxicology; 1235-1246, 2014
    • Sayan Mullick Chowdhury, Subham Dasgupta, Anne McElroy and Balaji Sitharaman
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    • Enzymatic Degradation of Oxidized and Reduced Graphene Nanoribbons by Lignin Peroxidase
    • Journal of Materials Chemistry B; 6354-6362, 2014
    • Gaurav Lalwani, Weiliang Xing and Balaji Sitharaman
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    • Graphene Nanoribbons Elicit Cell Specific Uptake and Delivery Via Activation of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Enhanced by Human Papilloma Virus E5 Protein
    • Acta Biomaterialia; 4494-4504, 2014
    • Sayan Mullick Chowdhury, Prady Manepalli and Balaji Sitharaman
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    • Clinically Relevant CNT Dispersions with Exceptionally High Dielectric Properties for Microwave Theranostic Applications
    • IEEE Transactions in Biomedical Engineering; 2718-2723, 2014
    • Shawn X. Xie, Fuqiang Gao, Sunny C. Patel John H. Booske, Susan C. Hagness and Balaji Sitharaman
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    • Dose Ranging, Expanded Acute Toxicity and Safety Pharmacology Studies for Intravenously Administered Functionalized Graphene Nanoparticle Formulations
    • Biomaterials; 7022-7031, 2014
    • Shruti Kanakia, Jimmy Toussaint, Sayan Mullick Chowdhury, Tanuf Tembulkar, Stephen Lee, Ya-Ping Jiang, Richard Z. Lin, Kenneth R. Shroyer, William Moore and Balaji Sitharaman
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    • Synthesis, Characterization, In Vitro Phantom Imaging, and Cytotoxicity of A Novel Graphene-Based Multimodal Magnetic Resonance Imaging - X-Ray Computed Tomography Contrast Agent
    • Journal of Materials Chemistry B; 3519-3530, 2014
    • Gaurav Lalwani, Joe Livingston Sundararaj, Kenneth Schaefer, Terry Button and Balaji Sitharaman
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