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Dr. Samir Mitragotri

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Director of the Center for Bioeng...

Phone: (805) ***-****  
Email: s***@***.edu
Local Address:  California , United States
University of California , Santa Barbara
5221 Cheadle Hall
Santa Barbara , California 93106
United States

Company Description: The University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) is one of 10 universities in the University of California system, and is one of only 62 research-intensive...   more

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  • Ph.D. , Chemical Engineering
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Ph.D. , Chemical Engineering
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The combination of feedback-controlled ..., 22 June 2015 [cached]
The combination of feedback-controlled insulin delivery and painless skin patches is "exciting and innovative," said Samir Mitragotri, director of the Center for Bioengineering at the University of California Santa Barbara.
"Through this unique collaboration, we ..., 19 Mar 2015 [cached]
"Through this unique collaboration, we have essentially established the foundation of a novel therapy," said Samir Mitragotri, professor of chemical engineering at UCSB.
"The unique thing about these particles is that when you shine a laser on them, they efficiently convert light into heat via a process called surface plasmon resonance," said Mitragotri.
"If you deactivate these overproducing glands, you're basically treating the root cause of the acne," said Mitragotri.
According to the research, which is published in the Journal of Controlled Release, this protocol would have several benefits over conventional treatments. Called selective photothermolysis, the method does not irritate or dry the skin's surface. In addition, it poses no risk of resistance or long-term side effects that can occur with antibiotics or other systemic treatments.
"It's highly local but highly potent as well," Mitragotri said of the treatment. "I think this would be beneficial in addressing the concerns regarding other, conventional treatments. According to Mitragotri, this photothermolysis method is particularly suited to patients with advanced, severe or difficult-to-treat acne.
Convoy Therapeutics, 19 Nov 2014 [cached]
Convoy Therapeutics was founded in 2011, based on the proprietary Skin-Penetrating And Cell Entering (SPACE™) peptide technology invented by Professor Samir Mitragotri and his team at University of California, Santa Barbara.
Dr. Samir ..., 10 Mar 2014 [cached]
Dr. Samir Mitragotri
Dr. Samir Mitragotri, Ph.D.
Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board
Dr. Mitragotri is a Professor of Chemical Engineering and the Director of the Center for Bioengineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Dr. Mitragotri is a leading researcher in the field of drug delivery. His research interests include the development of novel methods of drug delivery, including transdermal, oral and particle-based methods.
Dr. Mitragotri received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and completed his fellowship with Dr. Robert Langer.
Samir ..., 19 Dec 2013 [cached]
Samir Mitragotri
Samir Mitragotri
Samir Mitragotri,PhD Member of the Scientific Advisory Board
Dr. Samir Mitragotri is a professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Dr. Mitragotri has published over 80 peer reviewed journal articles, he is an editor of several journals in the field of drug delivery, and a co-inventor in over 30 issued and pending patents. He has received numerous awards for his work, including the Technology Review Young Innovator award, and distinctions from the Controlled Release Society, the American Pharmaceutical Association, and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
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