Shanta Dhar, Ph.D.
- Associate Professor
- Assistant Director for Technology and Innovation in the Sylvester Comp
- Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Dr. Dhar’s research interests lie at the interface of chemistry and biology with particular emphasis on nanocarrier mediated intracellular delivery of payloads for potential applications in various diseases. Their research is directed to develop organelle targeted nanoparticles and to study nanoparticle assisted targeted delivery for possible applications in cancer, cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases. Dr. Dhar’s lab develops technologies that use a combination of conventional methods of cancer treatment and immunotherapy in a single nanoparticle platform.