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Efstathios (Stathis) Karathanasis, PhD

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering & Radiology 216.368.4617 (o)

Department of Radiology
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Biomedical Research Building, Room 329
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

Research Interests

  • Cancer nanotechnology
  • Pediatric nanomedicine  
  • Therapeutics for brain tumors, metastatic disease
  • Multi-targeting agents for MR, CT and nuclear imaging
  • Molecular imaging
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  • PhD, University of Houston, Texas, 2005
  • BS, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 1999
  1. Multimodal In Vivo Imaging Exposes the Voyage of Nanoparticles in Tumor Microcirculation, ACS Nano 2013 7(4) 3118-3129
  2. Enhanced Delivery of Chemotherapy to Tumors Using a Multi-Component Nanochain with Radiofrequency-Tunable Drug Release, ACS Nano 2012 6(5) 4157-4168
  3. Imaging metastasis using an integrin-targeting chain-shaped nanoparticle, ACS Nano 2012 6(10) 8783-8795