• Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Dr. Isaac Adjei headshot

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Molecular Medicine, Case Western Reserve University – 2014

Research Interests

  • Research areas: Biomaterials, micro/nanotechnology, tissue engineering, drug delivery, cancer immunotherapy 

    Dr. Isaac Adjei's goals are to advance translatable strategies to understand, treat and diagnose cancer, and in the process educate the next generation of scientists. His research focuses on developing drug delivery systems that improve outcomes for advanced-stage cancer. He also studies the mechanisms of tumor immune evasion using three-dimensional tumor models, with the goal of developing novel strategies to reactivate the immune system against tumors.

Awards & Honors

  • Biomedical Engineering Society Career Development Award
  • Postdoctoral Excellence Award, J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida
  • Trainee Award, 7th International Symposium- Cancer Metastasis through the Lymphovascular System, San Francisco
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (F31)