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    Ester Kwon

    TitleAssistant Professor
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    Address9500 Gilman Drive #0412
    CA La Jolla 92093
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      UC Berkeley, BerkeleyB.S.2004Bioengineering
      UC Berkeley, BerkeleyB.A.2004Molecular & Cell Biology
      University of Washington, SeattlePh.D.2010Bioengineering
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology, CambridgePostdoc

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      Peptide-mediated delivery of siRNA for treatment of ovarian cancer
      NIH/NCI F32CA177094Feb 1, 2014 - Jan 31, 2017
      Role: Principal Investigator
      Dvelopment of multi-component peptide vehicles for in vivo neuronal gene therapy
      NIH/NINDS F31NS064805Feb 23, 2009 - Feb 22, 2011
      Role: Principal Investigator

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      1. Kwon E, Skalak M, Bertucci A, Braun G, Ricci F, Ruoslahti E, Sailor MJ, Bhatia SN. Porous Silicon Nanoparticle Delivery of Tandem Peptide Anti-Infectives for the Treatment of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Lung Infections. Adv Mater. 2017 Sep; 29(35). PMID: 28699173.
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      2. Lo JH, Kwon E, Zhang AQ, Singhal P, Bhatia SN. Comparison of Modular PEG Incorporation Strategies for Stabilization of Peptide-siRNA Nanocomplexes. Bioconjug Chem. 2016 Oct 19; 27(10):2323-2331. PMID: 27583545.
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      3. Siegert S, Seo J, Kwon E, Rudenko A, Cho S, Wang W, Flood Z, Martorell AJ, Ericsson M, Mungenast AE, Tsai LH. Addendum: The schizophrenia risk gene product miR-137 alters presynaptic plasticity. Nat Neurosci. 2016 Jul 26; 19(8):1115. PMID: 27459408.
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      4. Kwon E, Skalak M, Lo Bu R, Bhatia SN. Neuron-Targeted Nanoparticle for siRNA Delivery to Traumatic Brain Injuries. ACS Nano. 2016 Aug 23; 10(8):7926-33. PMID: 27429164.
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      5. Kang J, Joo J, Kwon E, Skalak M, Hussain S, She ZG, Ruoslahti E, Bhatia SN, Sailor MJ. Self-Sealing Porous Silicon-Calcium Silicate Core-Shell Nanoparticles for Targeted siRNA Delivery to the Injured Brain. Adv Mater. 2016 Sep; 28(36):7962-7969. PMID: 27383373.
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      6. Mann AP, Scodeller P, Hussain S, Joo J, Kwon E, Braun GB, Mölder T, She ZG, Kotamraju VR, Ranscht B, Krajewski S, Teesalu T, Bhatia S, Sailor MJ, Ruoslahti E. A peptide for targeted, systemic delivery of imaging and therapeutic compounds into acute brain injuries. Nat Commun. 2016 Jun 28; 7:11980. PMID: 27351915; PMCID: PMC4931241.
      7. Kwon E, Lo JH, Bhatia SN. Smart nanosystems: Bio-inspired technologies that interact with the host environment. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Nov 24; 112(47):14460-6. PMID: 26598694; PMCID: PMC4664363.
      8. Siegert S, Seo J, Kwon E, Rudenko A, Cho S, Wang W, Flood Z, Martorell AJ, Ericsson M, Mungenast AE, Tsai LH. The schizophrenia risk gene product miR-137 alters presynaptic plasticity. Nat Neurosci. 2015 Jul; 18(7):1008-16. PMID: 26005852; PMCID: PMC4506960.
      9. Wang W, Kwon E, Tsai LH. MicroRNAs in learning, memory, and neurological diseases. Learn Mem. 2012 Aug 16; 19(9):359-68. PMID: 22904366.
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      10. Kwon E, Liong S, Pun SH. A truncated HGP peptide sequence that retains endosomolytic activity and improves gene delivery efficiencies. Mol Pharm. 2010 Aug 02; 7(4):1260-5. PMID: 20476763; PMCID: PMC3018701.
      11. Kwon E, Lasiene J, Jacobson BE, Park IK, Horner PJ, Pun SH. Targeted nonviral delivery vehicles to neural progenitor cells in the mouse subventricular zone. Biomaterials. 2010 Mar; 31(8):2417-24. PMID: 20004466; PMCID: PMC2813955.
      12. Kwon E, Bergen JM, Pun SH. Application of an HIV gp41-derived peptide for enhanced intracellular trafficking of synthetic gene and siRNA delivery vehicles. Bioconjug Chem. 2008 Apr; 19(4):920-7. PMID: 18376855.
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      13. Bergen JM, Kwon E, Shen TW, Pun SH. Application of an environmentally sensitive fluorophore for rapid analysis of the binding and internalization efficiency of gene carriers. Bioconjug Chem. 2008 Jan; 19(1):377-84. PMID: 18062659; PMCID: PMC2547138.
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