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

Ngo, HT, Freedman, E, Odion, RA, Strobbia, P, De Silva Indrasekara, AS, Vohra, P, Taylor, SM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Direct Detection of Unamplified Pathogen RNA in Blood Lysate using an Integrated Lab-in-a-Stick Device and Ultrabright SERS Nanorattles." Scientific reports 8.1 (March 6, 2018): 4075-. Full Text

Wang, HN, Register, JK, Fales, AM, Gandra, N, Cho, EH, Boico, A, Palmer, GM, Klitzman, B, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Surface-enhanced Raman scattering nanosensors for in vivo detection of nucleic acid targets in a large animal model (Accepted)." Nano Research (January 23, 2018): 1-12. Full Text

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

Wang, H-N, Crawford, BM, Fales, AM, Bowie, ML, Seewaldt, VL, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Multiplexed Detection of MicroRNA Biomarkers Using SERS-Based Inverse Molecular Sentinel (iMS) Nanoprobes." The journal of physical chemistry. C, Nanomaterials and interfaces 120.37 (September 2016): 21047-21050. Full Text

Khoury, CG, Fales, AM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Reversible Gating of Plasmonic Coupling for Optical Signal Amplification." ACS applied materials & interfaces 8.28 (July 2016): 18157-18164. 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, Crawford, BM, Fales, AM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Plasmonic SERS nanochips and nanoprobes for medical diagnostics and bio-energy applications." January 1, 2017. Full Text

Strobbia, P, Crawford, BM, Wang, HN, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Nanosensors for nucleic acid targets detection using SERS." January 1, 2017. Full Text

Ngo, HT, Strobbia, P, Wang, HN, Crawford, BM, Fales, AM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Plasmonic nanochip for SERS chemical and biomedical sensing." January 1, 2017. Full Text

Fales, A, Crawford, BM, Norton, SJ, DeLacy, BG, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Plasmonic fano resonance sensing system using gold nanosphere and J-aggregates." January 1, 2016. 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