Dr. Ferrari serves as :
Professor and Chairman, Department of Nanomedicine and Biomedical Engineering (nBME),
Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center,
Professor of Experimental Therapeutics, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston TX.,
Professor of Bioengineering, Rice University, Houston TX.,
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston TX.,
and President of the Alliance for NanoHealth, Houston TX.
Dr. Mauro Ferrari is a founder of biomedical nano/micro-technology, especially in their applications to drug delivery, cell transplantation, implantable bioreactors, and other innovative therapeutic modalities. In these fields, he has published more than 200 peer-reviewed journal articles and six books. He is the inventor of more than 20 issued patents, with about thirty more pending in the US and internationally. His contributions have been recognized by a variety of accolades, including: the Presidential Young Investigator Award of the National Science Foundation; the Shannon Director's Award of the National Institutes of Health; the Wallace H. Coulter Award for Biomedical Innovation and Entrepreneurship; and the Marzio Tremaglia Italiani nel Mondo Award from the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.