Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Mauro Ferrari Ph.D.

Mauro Ferrari Ph.D.

Dr. Mauro Ferrari

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Gale Smith

President and CEO
Houston Methodist Research Institute

Main areas of research

  • Nanotechnology
  • Biomechanics
  • Microtechnology
  • Bioengineering
  • Biomaterials

Research Interests

  • Nanomedicine for oncology, traumatic injury, cardiovascular disease, infectious pathologies and diabetes.
  • Nanofluidics
  • Biomedical Microtechnology (BioMEMS)
  • Drug delivery
  • Proteomics and peptidomics for early detection and therapeutic monitoring
  • Cell transplantation, regenerative medicine and tissue engineering
  • Biosensors and bioseparation technology
  • Multiscale discrete/continuum mechanics and biomechanics
  • Bioethics  

Dr. Mauro Ferrari is a founder of biomedical nano/micro-technology, especially in their applications to drug delivery, cell transplantation, implantable bioreactors, and other innovative therapeutic modalities. In these fields, he has published more than 200 peer-reviewed journal articles and six books. He is the inventor of more than 30 issued patents, with about thirty more pending in the US and internationally.

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