Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence
for Translational Diagnostics (CCNE-TD)


Principal Investigator: 2020-2021

Executive Council

Jianghong Rao
Professor of Radiology (Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford) and, by courtesy, of Chemistry

Principal Investigator: 2005-2020

Shan X. Wang
Leland T. Edwards Professor in the School of Engineering and Professor of Electrical Engineering and, by courtesy, of Radiology (Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford)
Demir Akin, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Deputy Director, Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence, Rad/Canary Center at Stanford for Cancer Early Detection

Internal Advisory Board

Russ B. Altman
Kenneth Fong Professor and Professor of Bioengineering, of Genetics, of Medicine, of Biomedical Data Science, and Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for HAI
Ann M. Arvin
Lucile Salter Packard Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Emerita
Lloyd B. Minor, MD
The Carl and Elizabeth Naumann Dean of the School of Medicine, Vice President for Medical Affairs, Stanford University, Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and Professor of Neurobiology and of Bioengineering, by courtesy
Beverly S. Mitchell, M.D.
George E. Becker Professor of Medicine
W. E. Moerner
Harry S. Mosher Professor and Professor, by courtesy, of Applied Physics
Carla Shatz
Sapp Family Provostial Professor, The Catherine Holman Johnson Director of Stanford Bio-X and Professor of Biology and of Neurobiology
Richard Zare
Marguerite Blake Wilbur Professor of Natural Science and Professor, by courtesy, of Physics

External Advisory Board

Rashid Bashir, PhD
Director of Micro and Nano Technology Laboratory
Abel Bliss Professor of Engineering
Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Bioengineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Tejal Desai, PhD
Department of Bioengineering
University of California, San Francisco

Katherine Ferrara, PhD
Distinguished Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of California, Davis


Scientific Structure & Clinical Focus