dr. Karathanasis

Dr. Efstathios (Stathis) Karathanasis is Professor and Associate Chair of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at the School of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Director of Graduate Education of the BME Department, and member of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center (Case CCC). He joined the Faculty of School of Medicine at Case Western Reserve in 2009, where he directs the Cancer Nanotechnology and Immunotherapy research program. He is a trained biomedical engineer, with undergraduate and doctoral degrees in chemical engineering. A native of Greece, he grew up in Thessaloniki and received his undergraduate degree from Aristotle University in 1999. In 2001, he moved to the United States, where he completed his doctoral degree in 2005 (University of Houston; advisor: Ananth Annapragada) and a postdoctoral fellowship in 2009 (Georgia Institute of Technology; advisor: Ravi Bellamkonda). 


Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering 

Director of Graduate Education, Department of Biomedical Engineering 

Member, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Member, Case Center for Imaging Research

CLEVELAND CLINIC | Lerner Research Institute

Adjunct Staff, Department of Cancer Biology


Associate Professor (secondary appointment), Department of Radiology