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

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

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

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