IHMRI affiliation

Theme:Diagnostics and therapeutics
Role:Leadership group
Level:IHMRI Senior Fellow

Research focus

  • Targeted nano-therapies
  • Design and application of new nanomaterials theranostic platforms for targeted treatment of cancer
  • Synchrotron microbeam activated radiation therapy

Publications and funding


  • Member of the Centre for Oncology Education and Research Translation (CONCERT)
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Physics
  • UOW Animal House User Group

Other roles

  • Scientific Reports, Editorial Board Member
  • Course Director, B. Adv. Biomolecular Physics, University of Wollongong
  • Centre for Medical Radiation Physics Theme Leader, Targeted Nano-Therapies (T.N.T), University of Wollongong

IHMRI research team

Research fellows

Dr Nan Li T: +61 2 4221 5122 | E: nli@uow.edu.au
Dr Sianne Oktaria T: +61 2 4221 4602 | E: sianne@uow.edu.au

PhD candidates

Matt Westlake Synthesis and Characterisation of NP for implantation in MRI and CT
Kathrin Bogush Investigation of novel type nanoparticules with extreme toxicity and bioselectivity on cancerous brain cells. Co-supervised with Distinguished Anatoly Rozenfeld (CMRP), Associate Professor Kosta Konstantinov and Associate Professor Michael Lerch (CMRP)
Dean Cardillo In vitro investigation into the energy dependence of the radiation protection efficacy of CeO2 nanoparticles on 9L cells exposed to X-ray radiation fields. Co-supervised with Prof. Anatoly Rozenfeld (CMRP), Associate Professor Michael Lerch (CMRP) and Associate Professor Kosta Konstantinov (CMRP)