Gabriel Popescu

Gabriel Popescu

Gabriel Popescu has been studying phase measurements and interferometry for twenty years. During his postdoctoral studies, Popescu focused on quantitative phase imaging of cells and this research resulted in breakthrough publications, news articles, and patent...
Shuming Nie

Shuming Nie

Shuming Nie’s research is primarily in the areas of cancer nanomedicine, biomedical engineering, and image-guided cancer surgery. Major academic achievements include the discovery of plasmonic nanoparticles that are able to amplify the efficiencies of...
Erik Nelson

Erik Nelson

Erik Nelson is a trained endocrinologist with specific expertise in nuclear receptor pharmacology. He has made significant contributions to the fields of reproductive physiology, pharmacology, bone biology and cancer biology. Breast cancer remains the most commonly...
Gregory Underhill

Gregory Underhill

Gregory Underhill’s laboratory research is focused on studying cellular fate decisions, including in particular, the tissue development and engineering of the liver. These efforts are at the interface of cell and developmental biology, genomics, biomaterials,...
Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is an epidemiologist with an interest in co-morbidities. Smith has extensive training in statistics, with a specialization in longitudinal data analysis and a strong background in risk analysis and disease modeling. Smith has collaborated with other CCIL...
John Katzenellenbogen

John Katzenellenbogen

John Katzenellenbogen directs a research program that intersects chemistry, biology, and medical applications with a particular focus on the action of estrogens in breast cancer and androgens in prostate cancer. His interests are in addressing key problems in...
Taher Saif

Taher Saif

Taher Saif has been working on cancer for over fifteen years, with the goal is to explore the underlying mechanism of cellular mechanotransduction in a physiologically relevant context, particularly human diseases. Towards this goal, he has developed several...
Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith’s research focuses on the development of new technologies to image and analyze molecular changes in cancer cells and tissue during carcinogenesis and during therapy. His lab develops light-emitting nanocrystals for quantitative imaging of abnormally...
Wawrzyniec Dobrucki

Wawrzyniec Dobrucki

Wawrzyniec Dobrucki’s studies focus on the development of multimodal imaging strategies to track myocardial and peripheral angiogenesis with targeted molecular imaging agents. His current research specifically studies the effect of dietary modulation on prostatic...
Jiawei Han

Jiawei Han

Jiawei Han’s lab focuses on discovering effective methods for mining structures from massive unstructured text data and has developed a set of effective and scalable methods. Since 1997, his research has focused on data mining, text mining, information network...
Jianjun Cheng

Jianjun Cheng

Jianjun Cheng’s research focuses on medicinal chemistry, anticancer therapeutics, cancer targeting, and nanomedicine cancer drug delivery. He led the early design and development of IT-101 and polylactide-aptamer bioconjugates for prostate cancer targeting and...