Radio Opto Nano

Radio Opto Nano

Creating precisely controlled interactions

The group's research overlaps among radiological sciences, optical techniques, and nanomaterials. Members develop cutting-edge techniques in nuclear (SPECT and PET) and functional X-ray imaging (X-ray fluorescence CT, X-ray luminescence CT). Working with radio-induced drug activation and excitation and therapeutic delivery processes within deep tissue is paving the way for new innovations in cancer therapies.

Hexagonal rods formed from DNA-directed colloidal reduction of silver on gold plates.
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Group leaders

  • Ling J. Meng
  • Jianjun Cheng

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    Researchers awarded $2.4M to develop imaging to detect microvascular changes in diabetic patients

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    NIH RO1 grant to help improve ultrasound tomography for breast cancer detection

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    Lu and Rodríguez-López awarded Discovery Fund support

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    2019 Carle Hospital-Beckman Institute Fellow announced

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    Researchers develop fast, efficient way to build amino acid chains

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