Current Members

Group Photo (Date taken  07/22/2015)

 

Zheng-Rong Lu, Ph.D.
M. Frank Rudy and Margaret Domiter Rudy Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Office: Room 427 Wickenden Building
Phone: (216) 368-0187
Fax: (216) 368-4969
Address:
2071 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive 
Room 340 Wickenden Building 
Cleveland, OH 44106-7207

 

Postdoctoral Scientists

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Amita M. Vaidya, PhD

Email: amv74@case.edu

Research Interest: RNA delivery for metastatic breast cancer therapy

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Yajuan Li, PhD

Email: yxl1455@case.edu

Research Interest: Developing targeted agents for cancer imaging and therapy

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Zhanhu Sun, PhD

Email: zxs219@case.edu

Research Interest: Novel chemical structures for nanoparticle synthesis

 

Visiting Scholars and Students

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Han Cheng, PhD

Email: hxc561@case.edu

Research Interest: Polymer Science and Gene Delivery

Jingcan Qin 

Email: jxq87@case.edu

Research Interest: Manganese-based contrast agents

 

Research Assistant

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Sarah Roelle

Email: sxr551@case.edu

Research Interest: Peptide Imaging

 

PhD Students

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Zheng Han 

Email: zxh84@case.edu

Research Interest: Identification of peptides specific to cancer biomarkers for targeted drug delivery and molecular imaging     

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Rebecca Schur

Email: rms228@case.edu

Research Interest:  Development of novel imaging agents for molecular MRI

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Da Sun  

Phone: (216) 392-3374

Email: dxs564@case.edu

Research Interest: Development of non-viral gene delivery systems

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Nadia Ayat

Email: nra21@case.edu

Research Interest: Small RNA delivery for metastatic breast cancer therapy 

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Andrew Schilb

Email: als241@case.edu

Research Interest: siRNA delivery for metastatic breast cancer therapy

Peter Qiao

Email: plq2@case.edu

Research Interest: siRNA delivery for metastatic breast cancer therapy

 

Masters Students

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Hongfa Jiang  

Email: hxj147@case.edu

Research Interest: Novel chemical structures for nanoparticle synthesis

Runjie Yang 

Email: rxy115@case.edu

Research Interest: Nanoparticle characterization 

 

Undergraduate Students

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Daniel Simmons

Mentor: Rebecca Schur

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Laura Hertz

Mentor: Nadia Ayat

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Siyuan (Eddie) He

Mentor: Dr. Amita Vaidya

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Rob Sabatelle

Mentor: Sarah Roelle 

 

High School Students

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Michelle Yin

Mentor: Nadia Ayat