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Robert J. Levy, MD

William J. Rashkind Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiology

Attending cardiologist

Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Original Papers

Chorny M, Fishbein I, Yellen BB, Alferiev IS, Bakay M, Ganta S, Adamo R, Amiji M, Friedman G, Levy RJ. Targeting stents with local delivery of paclitaxel-loaded magnetic nanoparticles using uniform fields. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 May 4;107(18):8346-51. Epub 2010 Apr 19. Read abstract

Chorny M, Hood E, Levy RJ, Muzykantov VR. Endothelial delivery of antioxidant enzymes loaded into non-polymeric magnetic nanoparticles. J Control Release. 2010 May 18. [Epub ahead of print]. Read abstract

Ueda M, Alferiev IS, Simons SB, Hebbel RP, Levy RJ, Stachelek SJ. CD47-dependent molecular mechanisms of blood outgrowth endothelial cell attachment on cholesterol-modified polyurethane. Biomaterials. 2010 Sep;31(25):6394-9. Epub 2010 Jun 9. Read abstract

Polyak B, Fishbein I, Chorny M, Alferiev I, Williams D, Yellen B, Friedman G, Levy RJ: High field gradient targeting of magnetic nanoparticle-loaded endothelial cells to the surfaces of steel stents. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2008, 105:698-703.
Chorny M, Fishbein I, Alferiev IS, Nyanguile O, Gaster R, Levy RJ: Adenoviral gene vector tethering to nanoparticle surfaces results in receptor-independent cell entry and increased transgene expression. Mol Ther 2006, 14:382-391.

Fishbein I, Alferiev IS, Nyanguile O, Gaster R, Vohs JM, Wong GS, Felderman H, Chen IW, Choi H, Wilensky RL, Levy RJ: Bisphosphonate-mediated gene vector delivery from the metal surfaces of stents. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2006, 103:159-164.


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