Faculty Profiles

Tuan Vo-Dinh
Professor in the Department of Chemistry
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

Yan, F, Reddy, CVG, Shrestha, YK, Spurgeon, CL, Kummarapurugu, AB, Fischer, BM, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Correction: Determination of ferric ions using surface-enhanced Raman scattering based on desferrioxamine-functionalized silver nanoparticles." Chemical Communications (Cambridge, England) 54.78 (September 2018): 11053-null. Full Text

Vohra, P, Strobbia, P, Ngo, HT, Lee, WT, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Author Correction: Rapid Nanophotonics Assay for Head and Neck Cancer Diagnosis." Scientific Reports 8.1 (August 23, 2018): 12989-null. Full Text

Vohra, P, Strobbia, P, Ngo, HT, Lee, WT, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Rapid Nanophotonics Assay for Head and Neck Cancer Diagnosis." Scientific Reports 8.1 (July 30, 2018): 11410-null. Full Text

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-null. Full Text

Strobbia, P, Odion, R, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Spectroscopic Chemical Sensing and Imaging: From Plants to Animals and Humans." Chemosensors 6.1 (March 2018): 11-11. Full Text

Vo-Dinh, T, and Inman, BA. "What potential does plasmonics-amplified synergistic immuno photothermal nanotherapy have for treatment of cancer?." Nanomedicine (London, England) 13.2 (January 2018): 139-144. 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-null. 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


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

Tucker, MB, Wallace, C, Mantena, S, Cornwell, N, Ross, W, Odion, R, Vo-Dinh, T, and Codd, P. "Creation of an optically tunable, solid tissue phantom for use in cancer detection." January 1, 2018. 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

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

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