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Denis Wirtz

Dr. Denis Wirtz, PhD, is the Vice Provost for Research at Johns Hopkins University and has joint appointments in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Whiting School of Engineering, as well as the Departments of Oncology and Pathology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He is also the Theophilus H. Smoot Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in the Whiting School. He directs the Johns Hopkins Physical Sciences-Oncology Center and co-directs the Cancer Nanotechnology Training Center, both National Cancer Institute-funded entities. He also serves as associate director of the Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology and has served as vice provost for research since February 2014.