Nicholas Whiting

Rowan University

    • 311 Citations
    • 9 h-Index
    20062020
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    Research interests

    Research Expertise:
    Hyperpolarized Magnetic Resonance | Molecular Imaging | Nanotherapeutics

    My research focuses on improving nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR) and imaging (MRI) through the development of hyperpolarization methodologies, which temporarily improve NMR & MRI signals by several orders of magnitude through enhanced nuclear spin alignment. My primary goal is to apply these techniques to biocompatible nanomaterials, which can be utilized for both targeted molecular imaging and novel therapeutics. Along with developing additional MR-based contrast agents, I am also interested in determining the effects from prolonged usage of electronic nicotine delivery systems.

    Honors and Awards: 
    Harold C. and Mary L. Daily Endowed Fund Fellowship 2016
    Diane Denson Tobola Endowed Fellowship in Ovarian Cancer Research 2015
    National Cancer Institute R25T Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cancer Prevention Research 2012
    MD Anderson Cancer Center Odyssey Recruitment Postdoctoral Fellowship 2012
    Baxter Young Investigator Award 2012
    National Science Foundation International Research Postdoctoral Fellowship 2010
    Participant: 57th Meeting of Nobel Laureates and Student Researchers in Lindau, Germany 2007

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    Projects 2018 2020

    Research Output 2006 2018

    • 311 Citations
    • 9 h-Index
    • 15 Article
    • 1 Chapter
    • 1 Conference contribution
    • 1 Review article
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Hyperpolarization of Silicon Nanoparticles with TEMPO Radicals

    Hu, J., Whiting, N. & Bhattacharya, P., May 17 2018, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 122, 19, p. 10575-10581 7 p.

    Rowan University

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Silicon
    Nanoparticles
    nanoparticles
    silicon
    Polarization
    1 Citation (Scopus)

    Hyperpolarized Porous Silicon Nanoparticles: Potential Theragnostic Material for 29Si Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    Seo, H., Choi, I., Whiting, N., Hu, J., Luu, Q. S., Pudakalakatti, S., McCowan, C., Kim, Y., Zacharias, N., Lee, S., Bhattacharya, P. & Lee, Y., Sep 5 2018, In : ChemPhysChem. 19, 17, p. 2143-2147 5 p.

    Rowan University

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Porous silicon
    porous silicon
    magnetic resonance
    Nanoparticles
    nanoparticles

    Real-time molecular MRI with hyperpolarized silicon particles

    Hu, J., Whiting, N., Constantinou, P. E., Farach-Carson, M. C., Carson, D. D. & Bhattacharya, P. K., May 2 2018, Nanotechnology Characterization Tools for Biosensing and Medical Diagnosis. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 127-161 35 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    9 Citations (Scopus)

    Developing hyperpolarized silicon particles for in vivo MRI targeting of ovarian cancer

    Whiting, N., Hu, J., Zacharias, N. M., Lokesh, G. L. R., Volk, D. E., Menter, D. G., Rupaimoole, R., Previs, R., Sood, A. K. & Bhattacharya, P., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Medical Imaging. 3, 3, 036001.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Silicon
    Ovarian Neoplasms
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging
    Molecular Imaging
    Enema
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Interrogating Metabolism in Brain Cancer

    Salzillo, T. C., Hu, J., Nguyen, L., Whiting, N., Lee, J., Weygand, J., Dutta, P., Pudakalakatti, S., Millward, N. Z., Gammon, S. T., Lang, F. F., Heimberger, A. B. & Bhattacharya, P. K., Nov 1 2016, In : Magnetic Resonance Imaging Clinics of North America. 24, 4, p. 687-703 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Brain Neoplasms
    Metabolomics
    Genomics
    Proteomics
    Carcinogenesis