Raghuraman Kannan, PhD

Kannan

Radiology

Associate Professor of Radiology and Biological Engineering
Michael J and Sharon R Bukstein Chair in Cancer Research

573-882-5676

Academic Information

Associate Professor of Radiology and Biological Engineering
Michael J and Sharon R Bukstein Chair in Cancer Research
P. 573-882-5676

Research Interests

  • Cancer biology of resistant NSCLC to elucidate and validate mechanism responsible for drug resistance in lung cancer
  • RNAi - Develop novel nano-particle based siRNA delivery agents to reverse drug-resistance.
  • Targeted nano-therapeutic agents – Peptide-based cancer targeting nanoparticles for effective delivery of chemo-agents
  • Clinical and translational science to develop near infrared (NIR) imaging camera, in-home sensors and continuous monitoring devices

Areas of Expertise

  • Tumor biology of NSCLC
  • Engineering at Molecular levels
  • Translational devices and in-home sensors

Education & Training

Medical School

Indian institution of Science

Awards & Honors

  • J.C. Ghosh Medal & Cash Award for the Best Ph.D. Thesis, Indian institution of Science, Bangalore, India
  • Senior Research Fellow – Awarded by Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, India
  • 2009 Michael J and Sharon R. Bukstein Distinguished Faculty Scholar in Cancer Research
  • 2011 Michael J and Sharon R. Bukstein Distinguished Faculty Professor in Cancer Research