भारतीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान तिरुपति

भारतीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान तिरुपति
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Dr. S Uday Kumar

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest

  • Theranostic Nanomaterials - Synthesis and Characterization
  • Interfacial Nano-bio interactions of biomaterials
  • 3D dynamic scaffolds for tissue engineering
  • Engineered nanocarriers for nose-to-brain transport
  • Ultrasound responsive nanocarriers for cancer therapy
  • Bioactive nanofibers, metal composites and polymeric nanoparticles
  • Design and validation of high-performance nanofiber-based filtration media and ballistic composites


  • Ph.D., IIT - Roorkee, Roorkee, India

Latest Publications

  • S. Uday Kumar, R. Afjei, K. W. Ferrara, T. F. Massoud and R. Paulmurugan Gold-Nanostar-Chitosan Mediated Delivery of a SARS-CoV-2 DNA Vaccine for Respiratory Mucosal Immunization: Development and Proof-of-Principle ACS Nano, 2021 doi: 10.1021/acsnano.1c05002. IF: 15.903
  • K. Wang*, S. Uday Kumar*, N. Sadeghipour, T. F. Massoud, R. Paulmurugan A Microfluidics-Based Scalable Approach to Generate Extracellular Vesicles with Enhanced Therapeutic MicroRNA Loading for Intranasal Delivery to Mouse Glioblastomas ACS Nano, 2021 doi: 10.1021/acsnano.1c07587. IF: 15.903 (*- equal contribution)
  • S. Uday Kumar, R. J.C. Bose, M. Malhotra, H. Babikir, R. Afjei, E. Robinson, Y. Zeng, E. Chang, F. Habte, R. Sinclair, S. Gambhir, T. Massoud, and R. Paulmurugan. Intranasal Delivery of Targeted Polyfunctional Gold-Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Loaded with Therapeutic microRNAs for Combined Theranostic Multimodality Imaging and Presensitization of Glioblastoma to Temozolomide. Biomaterials, 2019, 218, 1193422019 IF: 12.48.
  • S. Uday Kumar, H. Wang, A. V. Telichko, A. Natarajan, T. Bettinger, S. Cherkaoui, T. F. Massoud, J. J. Dahl, and R. Paulmurugan, Ultrasound Triggered Co-delivery of Therapeutic MicroRNAs and a Triple Suicide Gene Therapy Vector by using Biocompatible Polymer Nanoparticles for Improved Cancer Therapy in Mouse Models Adv. Ther. 2021, 4, 202000197 (Cover Page)
  • S. Uday Kumar, R. J.C. Bose, S. Gambhir, T. Massoud, R. Paulmurugan. SP94-Targeted Triblock Co-Polymer Nanoparticle Delivers Thymidine Kinase-p53-Nitroreductase Triple Therapeutic Gene and Restore Anticancer Function against Hepatocellular Carcinoma in vivo. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2020, 12, 10, 11307–11319. IF: 9.229
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