About Center for Nanomedicine

The Center for Nanomedicine under direction of Dr. Omid Farokhzad explores the application of nanoscience and nanotechnology in medicine. The center is located in the 7th floor of the Building for Transformative Medicine at BWH. The founding faculties of the center are Drs. Omid Farokhzad, Jeff Karp and Jinjun Shi. The expertise of the center includes biomacromolecules (e.g., siRNA) and small molecular drug delivery systems (Dr. Shi), stem cell therapeutics and tissue adhesives (Dr. Karp), drug delivery, discovery, development and clinical translation of nanotherapeutics, cancer detection and treatment using nanomedicine, and prevention/treatment of cardiac diseases using nanomedicine (Dr. Farokhzad).