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Current Ghandehari Lab Members

Raziye MohammadppourResearch: Mechanism of Nanoparticles Toxicity and Inflammation 

Raziye Mohammadpour, PhD
MS and PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Tehran, Iran
 Postdoctoral Fellow
Nano Institute
U of U

Kyle IsaacsonResearch:  Silk-elastinlike nanogels for controlled delivery

Kyle Isaacson
BS in Biological Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, UT
PhD Graduate Student
Bioengineering
U of U

Doug Steinhauff  Research:  Localized delivery of immune checkpoint inhibitors for ovarian cancer.

Doug Steinhauff
BS in Biomedical Engineering, Arizona State University, Arizona
PhD Graduate Student
Bioengineering
U of U

Mostafa Yazdimamaghani  Research:  Evaluation of nanoparticle characteristics on toxicology

Mostafa Yazdimamaghani
MS: Polymer Engineering, University of Tehran (UT), Iran
PhD Graduate Student
Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
U of U

Kash Yellepeddi  Research: Oral and pediatric drug delivery

Venkata Yellepeddi, PhD
Bachelor of Pharmacy, Kakativa University, Warangal, India
PhD in Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas
Adjunct Professor
Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
U of U

Pouya Hadipour  Research: Nanotoxicology studies of organic and inorganic constructs

Pouya Hadipour
PharmD, Tehran University of medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
PhD Graduate Student
Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
U of U

Jiban Saikia

    Research: Nanotoxicology and investigating the influence of protein adsorption           onto silica nanoparticles on cellular responses



Jiban Saikia, PhD
PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India
Postdoctoral Fellow
Nano Institute
U of U

Martin  Research: Silk-elastinlike protein polymers for embolization and chemoembolization

Martin Jensen
HBS in Chemistry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
PhD Graduate Student
Bioengineering
U of U

Nithya  Research: Water-soluble polymers for targeted drug delivery

Nithya Subrahmanyam
BS in Chemistry, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
MS in Chemistry, California State University- Fresno, Fresno, CA
PhD Graduate Student
Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
U of U
NitishResearch: Multidimensional Analyses of Genomic Variations Linked with EPR Effect
Nitish Khurana
BSc (Honors) in Chemistry, Hans Raj College, Delhi University, Delhi, India
MSc in Medicinal Chemistry, University of Pune, Maharashtra, India
PhD Graduate Student
Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
U of U

D Cheney   

Darwin Cheney, PhD
PhD in Pharmacology, Stanford University, Stanford, California
Research Associate
Nano Institute
U of U

Shantell

Shantell Garrett
BS in Biology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Administrative Assistant
Nano Institute
U of U

Lab Contact Information

36 S Wasatch Dr
SMBB Rm 5205
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: 801-587-1566
hamid.ghandehari@utah.edu

Last Updated: 8/31/17