Research Projects

Current Research Projects

Title: Particle to particle and particle to cell interactions in physiologic fluids using Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM).

Investigators: Georgios Pyrgiotakis, Christoph Blattman, Joel Cohen, Sotiris Pratsinis, Philip Demokritou

Title: Estimating effective density of engineered nanomaterials for accurate in vitro dosimetry.

Investigators: Glen DeLoid, Joel Cohen, Tom Durrah, Georgios Pyrgiotakis, Wendel Wohlleben, Philip Demokritou

Title: Safe by design: Demonstrating the efficiency of a safer formulation concept for flame-generated engineered nanomaterials (ENMs)

Investigators: Samuel Gass, Georgios Pyrgiotakis, Joel Cohen, Georgios Sotiriou, Sotiris E. Pratsinis and Philip Demokritou

Title: Acute inhalation study of realistic nano scale CeO2 using the Harvard VENGES toxicological platform

Investigators: George Pyrgiotakis, Samuel Gass, William Goldsmith, David Frazer, Jane Ma, Walter McKinney, Mark Barger, Bridget Dolash, Vincent Castranova, Philip Demokritou

Title: A novel method for bacteria inactivation in air and on surfaces using Engineered Water Nanostructures. 

Investigators: Georgios Pyrgiotakis, James McDevitt, Toshiyuki Yamauchi and Philip Demokritou

Title: Wound healing of human corneal epithelial cells is impacted by nanoparticles 

Investigators: Enhua H Zhou, Richard Pizzo, Christa Watson, Joel Cohen, Quynh Dang, Georgios Pyrgiotakis, Joseph D. Brain, Jeffrey J Fredberg, Philip Demokritou

Title: Synthesis and Characterization of Zno and SiO2 coated ZnO Nanoparticles for Biological Applications 

Investigators: Kimberly M. Murdaugh, Evelyn Hu, Joseph Brain, Philip Demokritou

Title: Effects of copy center particles on the lungs: An in vivo toxicological characterization using a Balb/c mouse model.

Investigators: Sandra Pirela, Ramon Molina, Christa Watson, Joel Cohen, Dhimeter Bello, Philip Demokritou, Joseph Brain.

Title: Physicochemical and Toxicological Characterizations of Laser Printer Emissions.

Investigators: Sandra Pirela, Georgios Pyrgiotakis, Bingtao Zhao, Philip Demokritou.

Title: A high efficiency, high throughput screening assay for engineered nanoparticle mediated DNA damage using the Cometchip technology

Investigators: Christa Watson, Jing Ge, Joel Cohen, Georgios Pyrgiotakis, Bevin Engelward,   and Philip Demokritou