dr. Karathanasis

Dr. Efstathios (Stathis) Karathanasis is Professor and Vice Chair of Biomedical Engineering at the School of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Director of Graduate Education of Biomedical Engineering, and Professor at the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center. 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 Vice Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering 

Director of Graduate Education, Department of Biomedical Engineering 

Professor, Division of General Medical Sciences, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Adjunct Staff, Department of Cancer Biology