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Translational Biology & Molecular Medicine

Houston, Texas

Benchtop, Research, Bedside and Application
Translational Biology & Molecular Medicine Graduate Program
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Carlos J. Perez Torres

Carlos Perez TorresDepartment of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics


Education: B.S., Biology and Biotechnology, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Year: Fifth-Year Graduate Student

Basic Science Mentor: Robia Pautler, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

Clinical Science Mentor: Susan M. Blaney, M.D.
Department of Pediatrics-Hematology and Oncology

Awards and Honors

  • Graduated High Distinction from Worcester Polytechnic Institute


  • Bardhan R, Chen W, Bartels M, Perez-Torres C, Botero MF, McAninch RW, Schiff R, Pautler RG, Halas NJ, Joshi A. Tracking the delivery, uptake, and distribution of multimodal therapeutic nanocomplexes targeting breast cancer. 2010. Submitted.
  • Perez-Torres CJ, Massaad CA, Hilsenbeck SG, Serrano F, Pautler RG. In vitro and in vivo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) detection of GFP through magnetization transfer contrast (MTC). Neuroimage. 2010. 50(2):375-82.
  • Bardhan R, Chen W, Perez-Torres C, Bartels M, Huschka RM, Zhao L, Morosan E, Pautler R, Joshi A, Halas NJ. Nanoshells engineered for Targeted, simultaneous enhancement of magnetic and optical imaging and photothermal therapeutic response. Adv. Func. Mater. 2009.19(24):3901-9.
  • Chen W, Bardhan R, Bartels M, Perez-Torres C, Pautler R, Joshi A, Halas NJ. Molecularly targeted gold nanoshell based diagnostic and therapeutic probe for ovary cancer treatment. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics. 2009. 9(4):1028-38.

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