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Carlos Rinaldi, Ph.D.
Carlos Rinaldi, Ph.D.
Nanomedicine, cancer nanotechnology, magnetic nanoparticles and transport phenomena
1275 Center Drive, Biomedical Sciences Building J384, Gainesville, FL 32611
B.Sc., University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, 1998
M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001
M.S.C.E.P., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001
Ph.D.,Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002
Dr. Rinaldi’s research interests are in biomedical applications of magnetic nanoparticles and fundamental fluid physics of suspensions of magnetic nanoparticles. Students in his laboratory work on magnetic nanoparticle synthesis and functionalization, suspension hydrodynamics and rheology, and biomedical applications.
Honors and Awards:
- International Journal of Nanomedicine Early Career Award, 2012
M. Domenech, I. Marrero-Berrios, M. Torres-Lugo, and C. Rinaldi, “Lysosomal Membrane Permeabilization by Targeted Magnetic Nanoparticles in Alternating Magnetic Fields.” Accepted for publication in ACS Nano, May 2013.
L. Santiago-Rodríguez, M. Montalvo-Lafontaine, C. Castro, J. Méndez-Vega, M. Latorre-Esteves, E.J. Juan, E. Mora, M. Torres-Lugo, and C. Rinaldi, “Synthesis, Stability, Cellular Uptake, and Blood Circulation Time of Carboxymethyl-Inulin Coated Magnetic Nanoparticles.” Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 1:2807-2817, 2013.
C. Barrera, A.P. Herrera, N. Bezares, E. Fachini, J.P. Hinestroza, and C. Rinaldi, “Effect of poly(ethylene oxide) graft molecular weight on the colloidal properties of iron oxide nanoparticles for biomedical applications.” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 377:40-50, 2012.
M. Creixell, A.C. Bohorquez, M. Torres-Lugo, and C. Rinaldi, “EGFR-targeted magnetic nanoparticle heaters can kill cancer cells without a perceptible temperature rise.” ACS Nano, 5(9), 7124-7129, 2011.
M. Creixell, A.P. Herrera, M. Latorre-Esteves, V. Ayala, M. Torres-Lugo, and C. Rinaldi, “Effect of graft method on the stability and cytotoxicity of carboxymethyl dextran coated magnetic nanoparticles.” Journal of Materials Chemistry, 20:8539-8547, 2010.