Graduate Student Ambassadors

Aditi Bellary

Aditi Bellary

Fourth year PhD student Aditi Bellary works in the Image-Guided Drug Delivery Lab. Her research focuses on developing a novel gene delivery platform to be deployed for in in vivo genome editing of tumors. To this end, she is utilizing the CRISPR/Cas9 toolkit in conjunction with microbubbles and focused ultrasound.

Arvin Honari

Arvin Honari

Fourth year PhD student Arvin Honari works in the Image-Guided Drug Delivery Lab. His research focuses on engineering novel ultrasound sensitive drug delivery vehicles to trigger and monitor drug release in solid tumors in real-time.

Hassan Jahanandish

Hassan Jahanandish

Fourth year PhD student and graduate researcher, Hassan Jahanandish works in the Ultrasound Imaging and Therapy Laboratory. His research focuses on the intersection of medical imaging and robotics to enhance human mobility.

Lucero Ramirez

Lucero Ramirez

Fourth year PhD student, Lucero Ramirez works in the Vascular Mechanobiology Lab and Advanced Polymer Research Lab. Her research focuses on a noninvasive permanent contraceptive device using thiol-ene/acrylate SMP and PET.

Andrea Ruiz

Andrea Ruiz

Third year PhD student, Andrea Ruiz works in the Texas Biomedical Device Center. Her research focuses on optimizing vagus nerve stimulation as a therapy for the treatment of neurological disorders.