Creating a small autonomous vehicle that uses chemical reactions could be scaled up for industrial use for low cost and reduce dependencies on fossil fuels.
Abhinav Acharya is an assistant professor of chemical engineering and an ImmunoEngineer who works at the interface of immune system and engineering. He has two approaches to research – (a) utilizing materials to modulate the immune system function as a whole and (b) utilizing the tools of the immune system to modulate an organ at the molecular scale for inducing overall favorable health outcomes.
Total projects: 4
Designing an oral drug vehicle to modulate the immune response to rheumatoid arthritis will slow progression and increase patient comfort.
Studying chimeric antigen receptor macrophages will help determine if they are a better treatment for B cell lymphoma tumors.
A novel development of nanoparticles will aid in curing melanoma and benefit the quality of life of people affected by cancer.