Dr. Amit Joshi

Dr. Amit Joshi
Dr. Amit JoshiMarquette University

Medical College of Wisconsin

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 955-7588Google Scholar

Professor, Vice Chair for Research and Clinical Affairs

Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering


MCW Department of Radiology


Nanomedicine & Image-Guided Interventions Laboratory (NIGIL)


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Professional Preparation

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

Courses Taught

BIEN 4931/5931 Special Topics In BME—Biomed Optics & Nanophotonics

BIEN 6931 Special Topics in BMEPrinciples of Biomedical Optical Imaging & Therapy




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

Recent Publications

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Publications are uploaded from the Faculty Collaboration Database. 


Active Grants

  • Joshi, Amit (Principal Investigator); Banerjee, Anjishnu; Gantner, Benjamin; Guerts, Aron; Langenheim, John; LaViolette, Peter; Rui, Hallgeir; “Leveraging genetic mapping for personalized targeting of breast cancer microenvironment.” An R01 grant sponsored by the National Institutes of Health—National Cancer Center Institute (September 2022–July 2027).
  • Joshi, Amit (Principal Investigator); "Purchase of IVIS Spectrum CT Imager for MCW." Sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (September 2022–August 2023).
  • Joshi, Amit (Co-investigator); Medhora, Meetha (Principal Investigator). "Radiation-induced Modulation of TGF Beta Signaling: Part 2."  Sponsored by Innovation Pathways, (April 2018–March 2023). 
  • Joshi, Amit (Co-investigator); Miao, Q. (Principal Investigator). "Roles of Nogo-B receptor in maintaining the structural integrity of blood vessels." Sponsored by the National Institutes of Health—National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (April 2018–March 2023).

Investigator working in the lab.

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