Manos Gikkas

Manos Gkikas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

College
Kennedy College of Sciences
Department
Chemistry, Center for Pathogen Research & Training (CPRT), SCORE
Phone
978-934-3245
Office
Olney 501C
Links
Website

Expertise

Polymer Chemistry, Nanotechnology, Biomaterials/Translational Medicine

Research Interests

Synthetic Functional Poly(isobutylenes), Water Vapor Barrier Coatings for Flexible Substrates, Contrast Agents for Medical Imaging (Cancer, Arthritis, COVID), Drug Delivery Carriers for Alzheimer's Disease, Hemostatic Nanomaterials, Synthetic Polypeptides for Biomedical Applications, Biomaterial-based Tissue Sealants, Therapeutic & Diagnostic Materials for Clinical Applications (biomineralization, drug-eluting stents, etc.)

Education

  • Post-Doctoral, Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Athens, 2012
  • M.Sc., Polymer Chemistry, University of Athens, 2008
  • B.S., Chemistry, University of Athens, 2006