Faculty Profiles

Tuan Vo-Dinh
R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Professor of Biomedical Engineering
2589 CIEMAS, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-5598



Ph.D., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-ETH Zurich (Switzerland) 1975

B.S., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-EPFL Lausanne (Switzerland) 1971

Liu, Y, Maccarini, P, Palmer, GM, Etienne, W, Zhao, Y, Lee, C-T, Ma, X, Inman, BA, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Synergistic Immuno Photothermal Nanotherapy (SYMPHONY) for the Treatment of Unresectable and Metastatic Cancers." Scientific reports 7.1 (August 17, 2017): 8606-. Full Text

Shammas, RL, Fales, AM, Crawford, BM, Wisdom, AJ, Devi, GR, Brown, DA, Vo-Dinh, T, and Hollenbeck, ST. "Human Adipose-Derived Stem Cells Labeled with Plasmonic Gold Nanostars for Cellular Tracking and Photothermal Cancer Cell Ablation." Plastic and reconstructive surgery 139.4 (April 2017): 900e-910e. Full Text

Crawford, BM, Shammas, RL, Fales, AM, Brown, DA, Hollenbeck, ST, Vo-Dinh, T, and Devi, GR. "Photothermal ablation of inflammatory breast cancer tumor emboli using plasmonic gold nanostars." International journal of nanomedicine 12 (January 2017): 6259-6272. Full Text

Chang, C-C, Mao, M, Liu, Y, Wu, M, Vo-Dinh, T, and Yuan, F. "Improvement in Electrotransfection of Cells Using Carbon-Based Electrodes." Cellular and molecular bioengineering 9.4 (December 2016): 538-545. Full Text

Ngo, HT, Gandra, N, Fales, AM, Taylor, SM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Sensitive DNA detection and SNP discrimination using ultrabright SERS nanorattles and magnetic beads for malaria diagnostics." Biosensors & bioelectronics 81 (July 2016): 8-14. Full Text

Gandra, N, Hendargo, HC, Norton, SJ, Fales, AM, Palmer, GM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Tunable and amplified Raman gold nanoprobes for effective tracking (TARGET): in vivo sensing and imaging." Nanoscale 8.16 (April 11, 2016): 8486-8494. Full Text

Yuan, H, Gomez, JA, Chien, JS, Zhang, L, Wilson, CM, Li, S, Fales, AM, Liu, Y, Grant, GA, Mirotsou, M, Dzau, VJ, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Tracking mesenchymal stromal cells using an ultra-bright TAT-functionalized plasmonic-active nanoplatform." Journal of biophotonics 9.4 (April 2016): 406-413. Full Text

Ngo, HT, Wang, H-N, Fales, AM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Plasmonic SERS biosensing nanochips for DNA detection." Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 408.7 (March 2016): 1773-1781. (Review) Full Text

Register, JK, Fales, AM, Wang, H-N, Norton, SJ, Cho, EH, Boico, A, Pradhan, S, Kim, J, Schroeder, T, Wisniewski, NA, Klitzman, B, and Vo-Dinh, T. "In vivo detection of SERS-encoded plasmonic nanostars in human skin grafts and live animal models." Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry 407.27 (November 2015): 8215-8224. Full Text


Cullum, BM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Preparation of Liquid and Solid Samples." Handbook of Spectroscopy: Second, Enlarged Edition. June 9, 2014. 1-14. Full Text

Cho, EH, Boico, A, Wisniewski, NA, Gant, R, Helton, KL, Brown, NL, Register, JK, Vo-Dinh, T, Schroeder, T, and Klitzman, B. "Micovascular integration into porous polyHEMA scaffold." January 1, 2014. Full Text

Ngo, HT, Wang, HN, Burke, T, Woods, C, Ginsburg, GS, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Multiplex DNA biosensor for viral infection diagnosis using SERS molecular sentinel-on-chip." January 1, 2015. Full Text

Sedlacek, AJ, Christesen, SD, Combs, RJ, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering: Introduction." December 1, 2005.

Sedlacek, AJ, Christesen, SD, Colton, R, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering: Introduction." January 1, 2004.

Vo-Dinh, T, Griffin, GD, Wintenberg, AL, Stokes, DT, Stratis, D, Mobley, J, and Maples, R. "Multi-functional biochip for biological agent detection." January 1, 2003. Full Text

Allain, LR, Stratis, DN, Cullum, BM, Mobley, J, Hajaligol, MR, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Real-time detection of PAH mixtures in the vapor phase at high temperatures." January 1, 2003.