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Mauro Ferrari

Affiliated Faculty,  Chemical Engineering

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Research Focus

Nanotechnology, biomechanics, microtechnology, bioengineering, and biomaterials

Education

  • 1989 University of California, Berkeley PhD (Mechanical Engineering)
  • 1987 University of California, Berkeley MS (Mechanical Engineering)
  • 1985 Universita’ di Padova, Padova, Italy Dottore in Matematica

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
  • American Physical Society (APS)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
  • Controlled Release Society
  • Materials Research Society (MRS)
  • NetWork di Bioetica

Research Focus

Nanotechnology, biomechanics, microtechnology, bioengineering, and biomaterials

Selected Publications

  • Tanei T, Leonard F, Liu X, Alexander F, Saito Y, Ferrari M, Godin B, Yokoi K. Redirecting transport of nanoparticle albumin-bound paclitaxel to macrophages enhances therapeutic efficacy against liver metastases. Cancer Research. 2016 Jan 15;76(2):429-39. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-15-1576.
  • Evangelopoulos M, Parodi A, Martinez JO, Yazdi IK, Cevenini A, van de Ven AL, Quattrocchi N, Boada C, Taghipour N, Corbo C, Brown BS, Scaria S, Liu X, Ferrari M, Tasciotti E. Cell source determines the immunological impact of biomimetic nanoparticles. Biomaterials. 2016 Mar; 82: 168-177. doi:10.1016/j.biomaterials.2015.11.054.
  • Bedin C, Crotti S, Ragazzi E, Pucciarelli S, Agatea L, Tasciotti E, Ferrari M, Traldi P, Rizzolio F, Giordano A, Nitti D, Agostini M. Alterations of the plasma peptidome profiling in colorectal cancer progression. J. Cell. Physiol. 2016 Apr; 231(4): 915-925. doi: 10.1002/jcp.25196.
  • Zong H, Sen S, Zhang G , Mu C, Albayati Z, Gorenstein D, Liu X, Ferrari M, Crooks P, Roboz G, Shen H, Guzman M. In vivo targeting of leukemia stem cells by directing parthenolide-loaded nanoparticles to the bone marrow niche. Nature Publishing Group Leukemia. 2016 Jan 12. PMID:26669973. doi: 10.1038/leu.2015.343.
  • Leonard F, Curtis LT, Yesantharao P, Tanei T, Alexander JF, Wu M, Lowengrub J, Liu X, Ferrari M, Yokoi K, Frieboes H, Godin B. Enhanced performance of macrophage-encapsulated nanoparticle albumin-bound-paclitaxel in hypo-perfused cancer lesions. Nanoscale. 2016 Jan 28. doi: 10.1039/C5NR07796F.
  • Mi Y, Mu C, Wolfram J, Deng Z, Hu Y, Liu X, Blanco E, Shen H, Ferrari M. A micro/nano composite for combination treatment of melanoma lung metastasis. Adv Healthc Mater. 2016 Feb 18. doi: 10.1002/adhm.201500910
  • Xu R, Zhang G, Deng X, Mai J, Segura-Ibarra V, Wu S, Shen J, Liu H, Hu Z, Chen L, Huang Y, Koay EK, Huang Y, Liu J, Ensor JE, Blanco E, Liu X, Ferrari M*, Shen H*. An injectable nanoparticle generator enhances delivery of cancer therapeutics. Nature Biotech. 2016 Mar 14. doi: 10.1038/nbt.3506.