Shruti Kanakia

SBMS Trainee: Shruti Kanakia

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Graduate University: University of Texas at Arlington
Graduate Degree: M.S. in Biomedical Engineering (with focus on Tissue Engineering)
Graduate Advisor: Dr. Balaji Sitharaman
Graduate Program: Biomedical Engineering


I am a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering. I am developing graphene nanoparticles for MRI contrast agent application.In particular, I am characterizing physico chemical properties of these nanoparticles, assessing safety, pharmacokinetics, toxicokinetics and efficacy in vitro and in in vivo. My PhD mentor is Dr Balaji Sitharaman and clinical mentor is Dr William Moore.