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Elvin Blanco, PhD

Assistant Research Professor in Nanomedicine, Institute for Academic Medicine
Assistant Research Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist


Education & Training

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

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

Nanoparticles in the intra-cranial treatment of brain tumors. Keystone Symposia: Cancer Metastasis: The Role of Metabolism, Immunity and the Microenvironment (M2): Keystone Symposia: Cancer Metastasis: The Role of Metabolism, Immunity and the Microenvironment (M2), Florence, Italy, March 15-19, 2019
Mattu, C, Brachi, G, Ciardelli, G, Blanco, E, Rostomily, RC, Mikheev, A & Ferrari, M 2019, .

Catheter based interventional cardiovascular procedures under magnetic resonance imaging
Blanco, E 2018, George and Angelina Kostas Research Center for Cardiovascular Nanomedicine Annual International Meeting 2018, Houston, United States, 10/12/18 - 10/12/18, .

Design of multi-functional core-shell nanoparticles and investigation of their transport kinetics after intra-cranial injection in a brain cancer model: 16th International Nanomedicine & Drug Delivery Symposium. Portland, Oregon, September 21-23, 2018
Brachi, G, Ciardelli, G, Rostomily, RC, Blanco, E, Mikheev, A, Ferrari, M & Mattu, C 2018, .

NESTED PARTICLES AND THE USE THEREOF FOR COORDINATED DELVERY OF ACTIVE AGENTS
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

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

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

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, Valderrábano, 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. 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

Strategies for improving drug delivery: nanocarriers and microenvironmental priming
Khalid, A, Persano, S, Shen, H, Zhao, Y, Blanco, E, Ferrari, M & Wolfram, J 2016, Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery, pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1080/17425247.2017.1243527

Label-Free Isothermal Amplification Assay for Specific and Highly Sensitive Colorimetric miRNA Detection
Persano, S, Guevara, ML, Wolfram, J, Blanco, E, Shen, H, Ferrari, M & Pompa, PP 2016, ACS Omega, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 448-455. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.6b00109

Nucleic Acid Delivery for Endothelial Dysfunction in Cardiovascular Diseases
Deshpande, D, Janero, DR, Segura-Ibarra, V, Blanco, E & Amiji, MM 2016, Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 134-140. https://doi.org/10.14797/mdcj-12-3-134

A pyruvate decarboxylase-mediated therapeutic strategy for mimicking yeast metabolism in cancer cells
Scott, B, Shen, J, Nizzero, S, Boom, K, Persano, S, Mi, Y, Liu, X, Zhao, Y, Blanco, E, Shen, H, Ferrari, M & Wolfram, J 2016, Pharmacological Research, vol. 111, pp. 413-421. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.phrs.2016.07.005

Nanotechnology toward advancing personalized medicine
Sakamoto, JH, Godin, B, Hu, Y, Blanco, E, van de Ven, AL, Vellaichamy, A, Murphy, MB, La Francesca, S, Schuenemeyer, T, Given, B, Meyn, A & Ferrari, M 2016, . in Handbook of Clinical Nanomedicine: Law, Business, Regulation, Safety, and Risk. vol. 2, Pan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd. pp. 1347-1411. https://doi.org/10.4032/9789814669238

An injectable nanoparticle generator enhances delivery of cancer therapeutics
Xu, R, Zhang, G, Mai, J, Deng, X, Segura-Ibarra, V, Wu, S, Shen, J, Liu, H, Hu, Z, Chen, L, Huang, Y, Koay, E, Huang, Y, Liu, J, Ensor, JE, Blanco, E, Liu, X, Ferrari, M & Shen, H 2016, Nature Biotechnology, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 414-418. https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt.3506

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