Dr. Dipanjan Pan is Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Division of Cardiology and a full member of prestigious Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University in St. Louis with over 50 original publications, numerous abstracts, and patents in the area of materials science, chemistry and nanotechnology. He received his Ph.D. in Synthetic Chemistry from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India in 2002 and pursued a postdoctoral career in polymer science and technology at the Department of Chemistry, Washington University in St. Louis. In 2005, he joined General Electric and worked as a part of the global research team towards the development of their biosciences initiatives. Dr. Pan joined the WU faculty in 2007. Subsequently, he co-invented several nanoparticle platforms for molecular imaging application with CT, MRI, optical and photoacoustic imaging. His research is broadly aimed at the understanding and developing novel lipid-based and polymeric nanoparticle platforms for molecular imaging, drug delivery and non viral gene delivery applications with a focus on structure, function and engineering processes. His multidisciplinary approaches encompass a variety of synthetic, chemical, polymeric, molecular biological and analytical methods to address issues related to cardiovascular and cancer diseases. He is a research member of the Siteman Cancer Center and presently serves as the editorial board member of the E-Journal of Chemistry (Hindawi), Journal of Biotechnology and Biomaterials (OMICS) and World Journal of Radiology (Baishideng Publishing).
Biography Updated on 2 April 2012