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Nanotechnology Innovation Center of Kansas State

Dr. Arunkumar Pitchaimani

Arunkumar PitchaimaniPost-Doctoral Fellow


2004-2007, B.Sc., KCAS, Tiruchirappalli, India
2007-2009, M.Sc., Sastra University, India
2010-2015, Ph.D., Bharathidasan University, India.  


(785) 571-8083


Design and development of theranostic nanoparticle system for biomedical applications 


Aryal S, Nguyen TD, Pitchaimani A, Shrestha TB, Biller D, Troyer DL. Membrane fusion mediated gold nano-plating of red blood cell: a bioengineered CT-contrast agent. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering 3, 36-41, 2017.

Pitchaimani A, Baskar R, Raguraman V, Sundarrajan V, Balasubramanian PK, Kulandaivel J, Kumpati P (2015). Near infra-red laser mediated photothermal and antitumor efficacy of doxorubicin conjugated gold nanorods with reduced cardiotoxicity in swiss albino mice. Nanomedicine, 11(6):1435-44.

Arunkumar P, Arun R, Selvamurugan C, Premkumar K (2014). Photo chemotherapeutic effects of UV-C on acridine orange in human breast cancer cells: potential application in anticancer therapy. RSC Advances, 4, 22123-22128.

Kirubakaran P, Arunkumar P, Premkumar K and Karthikeyan M (2014). Sighting of Tankyrase inhibitors by structure and ligand based screening and in vitro approach. Molecular Biosystems, 10(10):2699-712.

Rajiu V*, Arunkumar P*, Kalpana H, Preetham Kumar B, Jeganathan K, Premkumar K (2013). Doxorubicin Conjugated Gold Nanorods: A Sustained Drug Delivering Carrier for Improved Anticancer Therapy. Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 1, 1010-1018 [* equal contribution].

Arunkumar P, Hemamalini V and Premkumar K (2013). Rapid bioreduction of trivalent aurum using banana stem powder and its cytotoxicity against MCF-7 and HEK-293 cell lines. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 15:1481