Biomedical Nano-Engineering Laboratory

OU stephenson-biomedical-engineeringThe 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.


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

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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).

Publication in ACS Nano

July 2018 – Stefan Wilhelm co-authored a research article in the journal ACS Nano.

Q.Dai, S. Wilhelm, D. Ding, A.M. Syed, S. Sindhwani, Y. Zhang, Y.Y. Chen, P. MacMillan, W.C.W. Chan,“Quantifying the Ligand-Coated Nanoparticle Delivery to Cancer Cells in Solid Tumors“, ACS Nano, 2018, 12, 8423-8435
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b03900   |   PDF (7.2 MB)

Invited Talk at World Preclinical Congress in Boston

June 2018 – Stefan Wilhelm delivers an invited talk at the World Preclinical Congress in Boston.

Undergraduate Research Students

May 2018 – Bailey Covell and Ellen Vance join Wilhelm Lab as Undergraduate Research Students.

2018 Thomas I. Brown Jr. Endowed Scholarship

April 2018 – Our Undergraduate Research Student Joanne Lee receives the 2018 Thomas I. Brown Jr. Endowed Scholarship.

Junior Faculty Fellowship Award 2018

March 2018 – Wilhelm Lab receives the Junior Faculty Fellowship (JFF) Award 2018 from the OU Vice President of Research.

Undergraduate Research Students

January 2018 – Emily Sebastian, Joanne Lee, Dylan Lantis, and Sykler Quine join Wilhelm Lab as Undergraduate Research Students.

Publication in ACS Nano

October 2017 –Stefan Wilhelm published a Perspective article in the journal ACS Nano.

S. Wilhelm,“Perspectives for upconverting nanoparticles“ACS Nano, 2017, 11, 10644–10653

DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b07120   |   PDF (4.8 MB)