Dr. Amit Joshi, Ph.D, B.E.

Dr. Amit JoshiAssociate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-7588
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Research interests

  • Molecular image guided and remote triggered therapies
  • Gold nanoparticles with tunable surface plasmons for imaging and photo-thermal ablation
  • Breast cancer imaging and therapy
  • Near-infrared optical imaging and tomography of lymphatics
  • Multimodal optical-MRI contrast agent development

Professional preparation

Ph.D., 2005, Chemical Engineering, Texas A & M University
B.E., 2000, Chemical Engineering, Panjab University

Selected Recent Publications

Abdul Kareem Parchur, Gayatri Sharma, Jaidip M. Jagtap, Venkateswara Rao Gogineni, Peter S. LaViolette, Michael J. Flister, Sarah Beth White, and Amit Joshi, "Vascular Interventional Radiology-Guided Photothermal Therapy of Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastasis with Theranostic Gold Nanorods," ACS Nano, DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b01424

M.J. Flister, A. Stoddard, S-W. Tsaih, A.K. Parchur, A.R. Prisco, A. Lemke, M. Al-Gizawiy, M.Straza, S. Ran, A. M. Geurts, M. R. Dwinell, A. S. Greene, C. Bergom, P. S. LaViolette, A. Joshi, "Mapping Host Genetic Modiers of Nonproductive Angiogenesis in Breast Cancer, " Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, In Press, 2017.

J. Sine, C. Urban, D. Thayer, H. Charron, N. Valim, D. Tata, R. Schi, R. Blumenthal, A. Joshi*, and A. Puri*, "Photo Activation of HPPH Encapsulated in Pocket Liposomes Triggers Multiple Drug Release and Tumor Cell Killing in Mouse Breast Cancer Xenografts", Int. J. of Nanomedicine, 10:125-45, 2015. *Equal contribution: co-senior authors

C. Ayala Orozco, C. Urban, M. Knight, A. Urban, S. Bishnoi, H. Charron, T. Mitchel, M. Shea, R. Roy, S. Nanda, R. Schiff, N.J. Halas, and A. Joshi, "Sub-100 nm Gold Nanomatryoshkas Improve Photothermal Therapy Efficacy in Large and Highly Aggressive Triple Negative Breast Tumors", Journal of Controlled Release, 10;191:90-7, 2014.

C. Ayala Orozco, C. Urban, M. Knight, A. Urban, O. Neumann, S. Bishnoi, S. Mukherjee, A. Goodman, H. Charron, T. Mitchel, M. Shea, R. Roy, S. Nanda, R. Schi, N.J. Halas, and A. Joshi, “Au Nanomatryoshkas as Efficient Near Infrared Photothermal Transducers for Cancer Treatment: Benchmarking against Nanoshells", ACS Nano, 8(6), 6372-6381, 2014.

W. Chen, C, Ayala, N. Biswal, N.J. Halas, and A. Joshi, "Targeting of Pancreatic Cancer with Magneto-Fluorescent Theranostic Gold Nanoshells," Nanomedicine, 9(8), 1209-1222, 2013.

Recent Grants

A Joshi (PI), "Image Guided NIR Light Based Interventions for Metastatic Breast Cancer," Sponsored by MCW Cancer Center/Rock Foundation, (12/01/2015-11/30/2017).

Rui (PI) , A. Joshi (Imaging Core Director), "Targeting Metastatic Endocrine Resistant Breast Cancer." Sponsored by AHW Research and Education Program (01/01/2015-06/30/2017).

Dwinel (PI), A. Joshi (Imaging Core Director), "Preclinical Studies of Pancreatic Cancer Malignancy," Sponsored by AHW Research and Education Program, (01/01/2016-12/31/2017).