Carlos Rinaldi, PHD

Carlos Rinaldi, PHD

Carlos Rinaldi, PHD
(352) 294-5588
Charles A. Stokes Professor

Dr. Rinaldi’s research interests are in biomedical applications of magnetic nanoparticles and fundamental fluid physics of suspensions of magnetic nanoparticles. Students in his laboratory work on magnetic nanoparticle synthesis and functionalization, suspension hydrodynamics and rheology, and biomedical applications.


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1. A.P. Herrera, C. Barrera, and C. Rinaldi, “Synthesis and functionalization of magnetite nanoparticles with aminopropyl-silane and carboxymethyl-dextran.” Journal of Materials Chemistry, 18: 3650-3654, 2008.

2. C. Barrera, A.P. Herrera, and C. Rinaldi, “Colloidal dispersions of monodisperse magnetite nanoparticles modified with poly(ethylene glycol).” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 329:107-113, 2009.

3. A. Lopez-Cruz, C. Barrera, V.L. Calero, and C. Rinaldi, “Water dispersible iron oxide nanoparticles coated with covalently linked chitosan.” Journal of Materials Chemistry, 19: 6870-6876, 2009. [doi: 10.1039/b0908777j]

4. M. Latorre and C. Rinaldi, “Applications of Magnetic Nanoparticles in Medicine: Magnetic Fluid Hyperthermia.” Puerto Rico Health Sciences Journal, 28(3): 227-238,September 2009.

5. M. Creixell, A.P. Herrera, M. Latorre-Esteves, V. Ayala, M. Torres-Lugo, and C. Rinaldi, “Effect of graft method on the stability and cytotoxicity of carboxymethyl dextran coated magnetic nanoparticles.” Journal of Materials Chemistry, 20:8539-8547, 2010. [doi: 10.1039/C0JM01504K]

6. H.L. Rodriguez-Luccioni, M. Latorre-Esteves, J. Mendez, O. Soto, A.R. Rodríguez, C. Rinaldi, and M. Torres-Lugo, “Enhanced reduction in cell viability due to magnetic fluid hyperthermia compared to hyperthermia using a water bath,” International Journal of Nanomedicine, 6:373-380, 2011.

7. J.S. Lee, H.L. Rodríguez-Luccioni, A.K. Sood, G. Lopez-Berestein, C. Rinaldi, and M. Torres-Lugo, “Hyperthermia induced by magnetic nanoparticles improves the effectiveness of the anticancer drug cis-diamminedichloroplatinum.” Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 11:4153-4157, 2011. [doi: 10.1166/jnn.2011.3821]

8. M. Creixell, A.C. Bohorquez, M. Torres-Lugo, and C. Rinaldi, “EGFR-targeted magnetic nanoparticle heaters can kill cancer cells without a perceptible temperature rise.” ACS Nano, 5(9), 7124-7129, 2011. [doi: 10.1021/nn201822b]

9. L. Polo-Corrales and C. Rinaldi, “Monitoring iron oxide nanoparticle surface temperature in an alternating magnetic field using thermoresponsive-fluorescent polymers.” Journal of Applied Physics, 111:07B334, 2012. [doi: 10.1063/1.3680532]

10. C. Barrera, A.P. Herrera, N. Bezares, E. Fachini, J.P. Hinestroza, and C. Rinaldi, “Effect of poly(ethylene oxide) graft molecular weight on the colloidal properties of iron oxide nanoparticles for biomedical applications.” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 377:40-50, 2012. [doi: 10.1016/j.jcis.2012.03.050]