Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine


Department of Nanomedicine Research Programs


Mission: To bring nanotechnologies to the clinic.

Medical Focus Areas: Cancer, Cardiovascular Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Diabetes.

Strategic Emphasis:

  • Early Detection of Disease from Blood Proteomic Signatures.
  • Injectable NanoVectors for Directed (Targeted/personalized) Therapeutics.
  • Intelligent Implants for Controlled Time Release of Therapy.

Fundamental Platforms: Silicon/Semiconductors Nano/Microfabrication; Mathematics; Molecular Medicine; Pharmaceutical Science.

Principal Funding: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, NASA, Department of Defense, National Science Foundation, State of Texas, State of Ohio.


Principal R&D Programs: