Elvin Blanco

Elvin Blanco, PhD

Assistant Professor of Nanomedicine, Academic Institute
Assistant Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College

Blanco Lab

Education & Training

PhD, U.T Southwestern Medical Center
MS, Case Western Reserve University
BS, Case Western Reserve University

Mitochondrial Replenishment of Alveolar Epithelial Cells and Fibroblasts Alters Cell Bioenergetics and Ameliorates Pulmonary Fibrotic Mechanisms
Blanco, E 2022, , Military Health System Research Symposium, Kissimmee, United States, 9/12/22 - 9/15/22.

Targeting the Meningeal Compartment to Resolve Chemobrain and Neuropathy via Nasal Delivery of Functionalized Mitochondria
Alexander, JF, Mahalingam, R, Seua, AV, Wu, S, Arroyo, LD, Hörbelt, T, Schedlowski, M, Blanco, E, Kavelaars, A & Heijnen, CJ 2022, , Advanced Healthcare Materials, vol. 11, no. 8, 2102153. https://doi.org/10.1002/adhm.202102153

Polymer-Functionalized Mitochondrial Transplantation to Plaque Macrophages as a Therapeutic Strategy Targeting Atherosclerosis
Liu, H, Wu, S, Lee, H, Baudo, G, Massaro, M, Zhang, A, Hamilton, DJ & Blanco, E 2022, , advanced therapeutics, vol. 5, no. 5, 2100232. https://doi.org/10.1002/adtp.202100232

Development of lung metastases in mouse models of tongue squamous cell carcinoma
Marcazzan, S, Dadbin, A, Brachi, G, Blanco, E, Varoni, EM, Lodi, G & Ferrari, M 2021, , Oral Diseases, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 494-505. https://doi.org/10.1111/odi.13592

Gold Nanorod Hydrogel Film for Laser-Induced Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy to Treat Peritoneal Malignancies
Court, KA, Yu, H, Chan, D, Blanco, E, Ziemys, A & Holder, AM 2021, , Advanced NanoBiomed Research, vol. 1, no. 10. https://doi.org/10.1002/anbr.202100036

Intratumoral injection of hydrogel-embedded nanoparticles enhances retention in glioblastoma
Brachi, G, Ruiz-Ramírez, J, Dogra, P, Wang, Z, Cristini, V, Ciardelli, G, Rostomily, RC, Ferrari, M, Mikheev, AM, Blanco, E & Mattu, C 2020, , Nanoscale. https://doi.org/10.1039/d0nr05053a

Intratumoral injection of hydrogel-embedded nanoparticles enhances retention in glioblastoma
Brachi, G, Ruiz Ramírez, J, Dogra, P, Wang, Z, Cristini, V, Ciardelli, G, Rostomily, RC, Ferrari, M, Mikheev, AM, Blanco, E & Mattu, C 2020, , Nanoscale, vol. 12, no. 46, pp. 23838-23850. https://doi.org/10.1039/d0nr05053a, https://doi.org/10.1039/d0nr05053a

NS5806 Induces Electromechanically Discordant Alternans and Arrhythmogenic Voltage-Calcium Dynamics in the Isolated Intact Rabbit Heart
Wang, S, Rodríguez-Mañero, M, Ibarra-Cortez, SH, Kreidieh, B, Valderrábano, L, Hemam, M, Tavares, L, Blanco, E & Valderrábano, M 2019, , Frontiers in Physiology, vol. 10, 1509. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2019.01509

Systematic comparison of methods for determining the in vivo biodistribution of porous nanostructured injectable inorganic particles
Nizzero, S, Li, F, Zhang, G, Venuta, A, Borsoi, C, Mai, J, Shen, H, Wolfram, J, Li, Z, Blanco, E & Ferrari, M 2019, , Acta Biomaterialia, vol. 97, pp. 501-512. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2019.08.002

Functionalization of endovascular devices with superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for interventional cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging
Blanco, E, Segura-Ibarra, V, Bawa, D, Nafiujjaman, M, Wu, S, Liu, H, Ferrari, M, Lumsden, AB, Shah, DJ & Lin, CH 2019, , Biomedical Microdevices, vol. 21, no. 2, 38. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10544-019-0393-x

Blanco, E 2018, , Patent No. US2016317455, IPC No. A61K 31/ 565 A I, US10076509.

Nanotherapeutics for treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension
Segura-Ibarra, V, Wu, S, Hassan, N, Moran-Guerrero, JA, Ferrari, M, Guha, A, Karmouty-Quintana, H & Blanco, E 2018, , Frontiers in Physiology, vol. 9, no. JUL, 890, pp. 890. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2018.00890

Polymer Functionalization of Isolated Mitochondria for Cellular Transplantation and Metabolic Phenotype Alteration
Wu, S, Zhang, A, Li, S, Chatterjee, S, Qi, R, Segura-Ibarra, V, Ferrari, M, Gupte, A, Blanco, E & Hamilton, DJ 2018, , Advanced Science, vol. 5, no. 3, 1700530, pp. 1700530-n/a. https://doi.org/10.1002/advs.201700530

Nanomedicine, an emerging therapeutic strategy for oral cancer therapy
Marcazzan, S, Varoni, EM, Blanco, E, Lodi, G & Ferrari, M 2018, , Oral Oncology, vol. 76, pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oraloncology.2017.11.014

A chloroquine-induced macrophage-preconditioning strategy for improved nanodelivery
Wolfram, J, Nizzero, S, Liu, H, Li, F, Zhang, G, Li, Z, Shen, H, Blanco, E & Ferrari, M 2017, , Scientific Reports, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 13738. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-14221-2

Contribution of Kupffer cells to liposome accumulation in the liver
Samuelsson, E, Shen, H, Blanco, E, Ferrari, M & Wolfram, J 2017, , Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, vol. 158, pp. 356-362. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfb.2017.07.014

Nanoparticles administered intrapericardially enhance payload myocardial distribution and retention
Segura-Ibarra, V, Cara, FE, Wu, S, Iruegas-Nunez, DA, Wang, S, Ferrari, M, Ziemys, A, Valderrabano, M & Blanco, E 2017, , Journal of Controlled Release, vol. 262, pp. 18-27. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jconrel.2017.07.012

Methotraxate-Loaded Hybrid Nanoconstructs Target Vascular Lesions and Inhibit Atherosclerosis Progression in ApoE-/- Mice
Stigliano, C, Ramirez, MR, Singh, JV, Aryal, S, Key, J, Blanco, E & Decuzzi, P 2017, , Advanced Healthcare Materials, vol. 6, no. 13, 1601286. https://doi.org/10.1002/adhm.201601286

Rapamycin nanoparticles localize in diseased lung vasculature and prevent pulmonary arterial hypertension
Segura-Ibarra, V, Amione-Guerra, J, Cruz-Solbes, AS, Cara, FE, Iruegas-Nunez, DA, Wu, S, Youker, KA, Bhimaraj, A, Torre-Amione, G, Ferrari, M, Karmouty-Quintana, H, Guha, A & Blanco, E 2017, , International Journal of Pharmaceutics, vol. 524, no. 1-2, pp. 257-267. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpharm.2017.03.069

Enzyme-responsive multistage vector for drug delivery to tumor tissue
Mi, Y, Wolfram, J, Mu, C, Liu, X, Blanco, E, Shen, H & Ferrari, M 2016, , Pharmacological Research, vol. 113, pp. 92-99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.phrs.2016.08.024