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Our Research
The central theme of our research program is to apply advances from engineering (chemical engineering, materials science, biomedical engineering and nanotechnology) to oncology. 

 Ongoing Research Projects

  1. Preclinical and clinical investigations evaluating nanotherapeutics to improve radiotherapy and chemoradiotherapy edinacollage
  2. Development of nanoparticle therapeutics to improve systemic cancer treatment
  3. Utilizing nanoparticles to improve cancer immunotherapy
  4. Nanoparticle formulation of "forgotten"/previous failed drugs to renew their clinical translation potential
  5. Utilizing tissue engineering techniques to develop models of cancer metastasis
  6. 3D printing of novel medical devices
  7. Clinical translation of a novel circulating tumor cell capture technology
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Dr. Andrew Wang

Dr. Andrew Wang

Associate Professor

Department of Radiation Oncology

Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Adjunct Professor, Department of Urology

Adjunct Professor, Eshelman School of Pharmacy-Molecular Therapeutics Program

Carolina Institute of Nanomedicine

Carolina Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence

Carolina Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery



M.D. Harvard Medical School

Residency, Harvard Radiation Oncology Program

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Langer Lab, Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology

Dr. Andrew Wang received his M.D. from the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology program at Harvard Medical School. He received his nanomedicine training under the co-mentorship of Dr. Robert Langer and Dr. Omid Farokhzad at MIT. Since 2009, Dr. Wang is a physician scientist in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of North Carolina (UNC).