UNM Rainforest Innovations

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering
Center for Micro-Engineered Materials (CMEM)
The University of New Mexico  

Issued U.S. Patents (UNM-Affiliated)

  • 11,344,629 Active Targeting of Circulating Tumor Cells by Monosized Protocells, issued May 31, 2022

Pending U.S. Patent Applications (UNM-Affiliated)

  • Liposomal Coated Nanoparticles for Immunotherapy Applications 
  • A High Capacity Nanoparticle Platform for Immunogenic Cancer Cell Death 
  • Starry Monodisperse Silica Nanoparticles with Ultra Large Mesopores 
  • Nanoparticle-Loaded Silicified Cells 
  • Microbial Mimetic Nanoparticles for Cancer Immunotherapy 
  • Bi-Layer Nanoparticles 
  • Targeted Delivery of Modified Protocells to Specific Adipocytes 

Dr. Noureddine’s research areas include:

  • Development of hard and soft nanoparticles for therapeutic applications (cancer, obesity)
  • Targeted delivery of therapeutics (chemotherapeutics, nucleic acids, proteins)
  • Interactions at the bio-interface
  • Materials nano-architecture
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