Researcher Profile

Martin L. Yarmush, MD, PhD

Professor of Biomedical Engineering
School of Engineering
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Biomedical Engineering Building
599 Taylor Road, Room 231A
Piscataway, NJ 08854

Phone: (848) 445-6528

Assistant: Mary Creteau
(848) 445-6529

Research Program Alignment

Membership Type: Full

Research Interests

  • Nanoparticle vaccine delivery: Design and development of antigen and immunomodulatory biochemical loaded nanoparticles
  • Encapsulated mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC): Alginate encapsulated MSC are used to regulate immune responses to inflammatory and cancer cell signals
  • Genomics and metabolomics: Assessment of gene expression and metabolic network changes in response to tissue damage
  • Antisense technology and gene therapy: Development of nucleic acid based therapeutics
  • Stem cell biology: Characterization of normal and abnormal cell differentiation
  • BioMEMS technology for high throughput immune response characterization: Design and development of microfluid on-chip devices to quantify and characterize intra- and inter-cellular immune responses

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