Cluster of Excellence –
University of Freiburg

Prof. Dr. Prasad Shastri

Prof. Dr. Prasad Shastri

Professor of Biofunctional Macromolecular Chemistry
BIOSS and Institute for Macromolecular Chemistry

+49 761 203 6268
+49 761 203 5016

10 selected publications

  • Nanoprobes for Targeting and Multimodal Visualization of Bone Mineral Phase in Magnetic Resonance and Nearinfrared Optical Imaging
    Wyss P, Harrera L, Bouteghmes N, Sarem M, Reichardt W, Leupold J, Hennig J, Shastri VP (2016)
    ACS Omega, DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.6b00088
  • Recapitulating Epithelial Tumor Microenvironment In Vitro Using Three Dimensional Tri-Culture of Human Epithelial, Endothelial, and Mesenchymal Cells
    Lamichhane S, Arya N, Kohler E, Xiang S, Christensen J Shastri VP (2016)
    BMC Cancer. 16:581.
  • Tripod USPIONs ratio show enhanced T2 relaxation and cytocompatibility
    Wyss P, Lamichhane S, Rauber M, Thomann K, Krämer KW Shastri VP (2016)
    Nanomedicine 11(9), 1017-1030
  • Albumin incorporation in polyethylenimine−DNA polyplexes influences transfection efficiency
    Syga MI, Nicoli E, Kohler E, ShastriVP (2016)
    Biomacromolecules 17(1):200−207
  • Enhanced Gene Silencing through Human Serum Albumin-Mediated Delivery of Polyethyleneimine-siRNA Polyplexes
    Nicoli E, Syga MI, Bossetti M, Shastri VP (2015)
    PLoS ONE 10(4): e0122581
  • Matrix-metalloproteinase-9 is cleaved and activated by Cathepsin K
    Christensen J, Shastri VP (2015)
    BMC Res Notes. 8:322.
  • Enhanced cellular uptake of nanoparticles by increasing the hydrophobicity of poly(lactic acid) through copolymerization with cell-membrane-lipid components.
    Samadi Moghaddam M, Heiny M, Shastri VP (2015).
    Chem Commun (Camb). 51(78):14605-8.
  • Non-Invasive In Vivo Imaging and Quantification of Tumor Growth and Metastasis in Rats Using Cells Expressing Far-Red Fluorescence Protein.
    Christensen J, Vonwil D, Shastri VP (2015).
    PLoS One. 10(7):e0132725.
  • Validation of fluorescence molecular tomography/micro-CT multimodal imaging in vivo in rats.
    Vonwil D, Christensen J, Fischer S, Ronneberger O, Shastri VP (2014).
    Mol Imaging Biol. 16(3):350-61.
  • Differential uptake of nanoparticles by endothelial cells through polyelectrolytes with affinity for caveolae.
    Voigt J, Christensen J, Shastri VP (2014).
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 111(8):2942-7.