Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry, Boston University, Boston, MA
Mark W. Grinstaff is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, and Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics at Boston University and a College of Engineering Distinguished Faculty Fellow. Mark received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois under the mentorship of Professor Kenneth S. Suslick and was an NIH postdoctoral fellow at the California Institute of Technology with Professor Harry B. Gray. Mark’s awards include the ACS Nobel Laureate Signature Award, NSF Career Award, Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences, Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, the Edward M. Kennedy Award for Health Care Innovation, and a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. He has published more than 190 peer-reviewed manuscripts and given more than 250 oral presentations. His students and fellows have given more than 100 oral presentations and 300 posters. He is a co-founder of four companies that are commercializing his ideas, and he has four products being sold and used in the clinic. His current research activities involve the synthesis of new macromolecules and amphiphiles, self-assembly chemistry, imaging contrast agents, drug delivery, and wound repair.
For a complete list of past and current research projects and a CV (126 pages) please visit his website: http://people.bu.edu/mgrin