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Yiru Qin,

Graduate Research Assistant, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE

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Contacts
Email: yqin@health.usf.edu
Phone: (813) 974-9209
Office: MDC, 3045
Mailing address 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd MDC 3045
Tampa, FL 33612
 
Education
  • MS, Molecular Medicine, University of South Florida, USA - 2014.
  • Bachelor, Pharmaceutical Engineering, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing, People's Republic of China - 2010.
 
Interdisciplinary & Emerging Signature Programs
Biomedical Engineering & Nanomedicine.
 
Research Summary

My project focuses on developing a graphene materials-based theranostic strategy for ovarian cancer. Initially, I synthesized the graphene-based material from graphite by a one-step hydrothermal method and evaluate the immunotoxicity of this nanomaterial in macrophages. Secondly, the nanomaterial was conjugated with targeting ligands and therapeutic drugs. The imaging and specific therapeutic effect of the conjugates were measured in ovarian cancer cells. Last, the therapeutic efficacy and pharmacokinetic profiles of this conjugates will be evaluated in nude mice models

 
Links

Lab Link:  http://hsccf.hsc.usf.edu/researchdirectory/directorysearch/search_profile.cfm?person_id=2837593


Selected Publications


Memberships
  • AAPS (Member, 2014 - Present)




Profile last modified on 04/10/2015