March 22, 2021
Warren Chan to present Anatomy and Physiology Seminar
Warren C.W. Chan, professor and head of the Biomedical Engineering Institute and Canadian research chair in nanoengineering at the University of Toronto, will present "Challenge of delivering nanoparticles to solid tumors" at the next Anatomy and Physiology seminar at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 23, via Zoom.
His research interest is in the development and translation of nanotechnology for diagnosing and treating cancer and infectious diseases. He has received NSERC E.W.R. Memorial Steacie Fellowship, Kabiller Young Investigator Award in Nanomedicine, the BF Goodrich Young Inventors Award, Lord Rank Prize Fund award in Optoelectronics (England), and Dennis Gabor Award (Hungary). He is currently an associate editor of ACS Nano. Finally, he is also affiliated with several different departments at the University of Toronto: Department of Materials Science and Engineering, the Terrence Donnelly Center for Cellular and Biomolecular Research Chemistry, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.
Chan received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois in 1996, doctorate from Indiana University in 2001, and postdoctoral training at the University of California, San Diego. He moved to Toronto in 2002 to lead the Integrated Nanotechnology/Biomedical Sciences Laboratory.