Shashank Sirsi is an Assistant Professor of Bioengineering. He joined the Erik Jonsson School faculty "to build a state-of-the-art image-guided drug delivery program for cancer therapy." Dr. Sirsi serves as head of the Image-Guided Drug Delivery Lab where his research interests include:

  • Cancer,
  • Image-guided drug delivery, and
  • Ultrasound imaging


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Recent Submissions

  • Hyposialylated IgG Activates Endothelial IgG Receptor FcγRIIB to Promote Obesity-Induced Insulin Resistance 

    Tanigaki, K.; Sacharidou, A.; Peng, J.; Chambliss, K. L.; Yuhanna, I. S.; Ghosh, Debabrata; Ahmed, M.; Szalai, A. J.; Vongpatanasin, W.; Mattrey, R. F.; Chen, Q.; Azadi, P.; Lingvay, I.; Botto, M.; Holland, W. L.; Kohler, J. J.; Sirsi, Shashank R.; Hoyt, Kenneth; Shaul, P. W.; Mineo, C. (American Society for Clinical Investigation, 2018-11-05)
    Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a common complication of obesity. Here, we have shown that activation of the IgG receptor FcγRIIB in endothelium by hyposialylated IgG plays an important role in obesity-induced insulin ...
  • Novel Method for the Formation of Monodisperse Superheated Perfluorocarbon Nanodroplets as Activatable Ultrasound Contrast Agents 

    De, Gracia Lux; Vezeridis, A. M.; Lux, J.; Armstrong, A. M.; Sirsi, Shashank R.; Hoyt, Kenneth; Mattrey, R. F. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2018-08-20)
    Microbubble (MB) contrast agents have positively impacted the clinical ultrasound (US) community worldwide. Their use in molecular US imaging applications has been hindered by their limited distribution to the vascular ...