Jaime E Ramirez-Vick, Ph.D.

Biomed Indust & Human Factor Engr
Russ Engineering Center 207, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Jaime E. Ramirez-Vick is Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Wright State University. He has graduate and undergraduate degrees in Chemical Engineering from University of Puerto Rico – Mayaguez and Arizona State University, with postdoctoral training at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the Cancer Center of the University of California – San Francisco.  He is co-founder of two microarray-based diagnostic companies in northern California, Iris Biotechnologies and Daedalus Biotechnologies. As technical lead of the companies he was awarded seventeen patents for their core technologies. Dr. Ramirez-Vick is member of the Editorial Board of ten peer-reviewed journals and is ad hoc editor in sixteen others. He also co-authored a textbook titled Bioseparation Process Science.



  • BME 3211 - Human Biomechanics I
  • BME 3540 - Introduction to Computation for BME
  • BME 6010 - Ethics in Engineering Research and Practice
  • BME 7521 - Advanced Biotransport
  • EGR 7910 - MEIE Project I


  • IHE 6410 - Technology-Based Ventures
  • IHE 6420 - Innovation & Entrepreneurship Seminar Series
  • BME 6421 - Biotransport
  • BME 7980 - Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine
  • BME 7530 - Nanomedicine Fundamentals
  • EGR 7920 - MEIE Project II


Research Interests: Nanomedicine in the development of multifunctional nanostructures for cancer detection and treatment, role of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) in metastasis,  macrophage modulation during inflammation for ischemic and chronic wound tissue regeneration, regenerative medicine using MSCs in the development of biomimetic 3D scaffolds and the study of their differentiation using biophysical stimulation, and electrochemical nanostructured biosensors for protein and nucleic acid cancer biomarker detection. 


Bone Tissue Engineering

  1. Effect of Dimensionality on In Vitro Growth Environment and Mesenchymal Stem Cell Function
  2. Parametric study of biophysical stimulation to control mesenchymal stem cell differentiation in 3D
  3. Effect of crosslinking and retinoic acid in MSC differentiation using electrospun collagen-pullulan

Wound Healing

  1. Targeting inflammation for skin regeneration on chronic ulcers using a MSC delivery patch
  2. Multifunctional nanomedical reconstituted HDL formulation for targeting polymicrobial biofilms
  3. Ex vivo diabetic wound model for nanomedicine drug targeting

Cancer Nanomedicine

  1. Time-staggered targeted delivery of siRNA and docetaxel to treat drug-resistant prostate cancer
  2. Treatment of drug-resistant lung cancer by targeted delivery of graphene oxide-chloroquine/cisplatin nanoconjugates through autophagy modulation
  3. Targeting Triple-Negative Breast Cancer through Synthetic Lethal Interactions

Curriculum Vitae

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