Biomedical Nano-Engineering Laboratory
The Wilhelm Lab is affiliated with the Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering (SBME) at the University of Oklahoma (OU).
The lab was founded in Fall 2017 and is led by Dr. Stefan Wilhelm. Our lab space is in Gallogly Hall at the OU Norman Campus. Our research interests include engineering and design of nanomaterials for use in biomedical applications and clinical translation.
WILHELM LAB NEWS
High School Teacher Research Experience
June 2019 – Michael Scroggins joined Wilhelm Lab for a High School Teacher Research Experience.
High School Research Students
June 2019 – Jacquline Wright and Sydney Clift joined Wilhelm Lab as High School Research Students.
Undergraduate Research Students
May 2019 – Lina Patel and Amber Karim joined Wilhelm Lab as Undergraduate Research Students.
Invited Talk at Nanolytica in Vancouver
May 2019 – Stefan Wilhelm delivered an invited talk at the 2019 Nanolytica meeting in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
BE4NANO – Students Make Their Own Nanoparticles
April 2019 – As part of the “Bionanotechnology Engagement for Native Americans in Oklahoma” (BE4NANO) outreach and education initiative, Wilhelm Lab visited Gracemont Public Schools (Wichita Tribe) and Fort Cobb Public Schools (Kiowa Tribe) to help students make their own nanoparticles.
Publication in Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews
March 2019 – Nathan Donahue co-authored a review article in the journal Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews.
D. Donahue, H. Acar, S. Wilhelm, “Concepts of nanoparticle cellular uptake, intracellular trafficking, and kinetics in nanomedicine”
Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, 2019, 143, 68-96.
Junior Faculty Fellowship Award 2019
March 2019 – Wilhelm Lab receives the Junior Faculty Fellowship (JFF) Award 2019 from the OU Vice President of Research.
Publication in ACS Nano
January 2019 – Stefan Wilhelm co-authored a research article in the journal ACS Nano.
W. Poon, Y.N. Zhang, B. Ouyang, B.R. Kingston, J.L.Y. Wu, S. Wilhelm, W.C.W. Chan, “Elimination Pathways of Nanoparticles”
ACS Nano, 2019, 13, 5, 5785-5798. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.9b01383
Undergraduate Research Students
February 2019 – Michael Lee, Steven Narum, Anthony Donaldson, Tyler Schwemley, Emmy Francek, Sarah Butterfield, and Catherine Vopat join Wilhelm Lab as Undergraduate Research Students.
Publication in Nano Letters
January 2019 – Stefan Wilhelm co-authored a research article in the journal Nano Letters.
J. Lazarovits, Y.Y. Chen, F. Song, W. Ngo, A.J. Tavares, Y.N. Zhang, J. Audet, B. Tang, Q. Lin, M.C. Tleugabulova, S. Wilhelm, J.R. Krieger, T. Mallevaey, W.C.W. Chan,“Synthesis of Patient-Specific Nanomaterials“, Nano Letters, 2019,19, 116-123
DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b03434 | PDF (4.8 MB)
Invited Talk at 2018 END2CANCER Conference in Oklahoma City
December 2018 – Stefan Wilhelm delivers an invited talk at the 2018 END2CANCER conference in Oklahoma City, OK.
PerkinElmer Application Note
November 2018 – PerkinElmer and Wilhelm Lab publish an application note on using Single-Cell ICP-MS for quantification of gold nanoparticle uptake into cancer cells.
S. Wilhelm, R.C. Bensen, N.R. Kothapalli, A.W.G. Burgett, R. Merrifield, C. Stephan,“Quantification of Gold Nanoparticle Uptake into Cancer Cells using Single Cell ICP-MS“, PerkinElmer Application Note, 2018
NSF-MRI Proposal Funded
October 2018 – NSF funds OU’s proposal for “MRI: Acquisition of an Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer (ICP-MS) System to Enable Elemental Analysis in Research, Training and Education” through NSF-MRI mechanism.
Nathan Donahue joins Wilhelm Lab as a Ph.D. Graduate Student
August 2018 – Nathan Donahue joins Wilhelm Lab as a Ph.D. Graduate Student.
256th ACS National Meeting in Boston – Fall 2018
August 2018 – Dr. Betty YS Kim (Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville) and Stefan Wilhelm co-organized and co-chaired the symposium “Understanding Nano-Bio Interactions: Implications for Bio-Imaging, Diagnostics, and Treatment” at the 256th ACS National Meeting & Exposition in Boston, MA (August 19-23).