Penn Cardiovascular Institute

Penn Cardiovascular Institute Research Directory

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Robert J. Levy, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
CHOP
Abramson Pediatric Research Center,
Room 702D
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4318
Office: 215-590-6119
Fax: 215-590-5454
Education:
M.D.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1970.
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Description of CVI Expertise

CVI Program Unit(s):
Cardiovascular Development / Congenital Heart Disease
Biotechnology / Nanomedicine / Imaging

CVI Research Description:
Heart valve disease, gene delivery stents, biomaterials, nanotechnology

Selected Publications

Kruklitis RJ, Fishbein I, Singhal S, Kapoor V, Levy RJ, Sterman DH: Specific Transgene Administration to the Airway Epithelium and Management of Tracheobronchial Tumors. Respiration Oct [Epub ahead of print] 2014 Notes: [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Hood Elizabeth D, Chorny Michael, Greineder Colin F, S Alferiev Ivan, Levy Robert J, Muzykantov Vladimir R: Endothelial targeting of nanocarriers loaded with antioxidant enzymes for protection against vascular oxidative stress and inflammation. Biomaterials 35(11): 3708-15, Apr 2014 Notes: [PubMed - in process]

Tengood JE, Alferiev IS, Zhang K, Fishbein I, Levy RJ, Chorny M.: Real-time disassembly analysis of composite magnetic nanoparticles in cells and biomimetic media. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 11(11): 4245-50, Mar 2014 Notes: Pub Med in process.

Christian Abigail J, Lin Hongqiao, Alferiev Ivan S, Connolly Jeanne M, Ferrari Giovanni, Hazen Stanley L, Ischiropoulos Harry, Levy Robert J: The susceptibility of bioprosthetic heart valve leaflets to oxidation. Biomaterials 35(7): 2097-102, Feb 2014.

Finley Matthew J, Clark Katherine A, Alferiev Ivan S, Levy Robert J, Stachelek Stanley J: Intracellular signaling mechanisms associated with CD47 modified surfaces. Biomaterials 34(34): 8640-9, Nov 2013.

Forbes Scott P, Alferiev Ivan S, Chorny Michael, Adamo Richard F, Levy Robert J, Fishbein Ilia: Modulation of NO and ROS production by AdiNOS transduced vascular cells through supplementation with L-Arg and BH4: implications for gene therapy of restenosis. Atherosclerosis 230(1): 23-32, Sep 2013.

Forbes, Scott P., Alferiev, Ivan S., Chorny, Michael, Adamo, Richard F., Levy, Robert J., Fishbein, Ilia: Modulation of NO and ROS production by AdiNOS transduced vascular cells through supplementation with L-Arg and BH4: Implications for gene therapy of restenosis. Atherosclerosis 230(1): 23-32, Sep 2013.

Fishbein Ilia, Forbes Scott P, Chorny Michael, Connolly Jeanne M, Adamo Richard F, Corrales Ricardo A, Alferiev Ivan S, Levy Robert J: Adenoviral vector tethering to metal surfaces via hydrolyzable cross-linkers for the modulation of vector release and transduction. Biomaterials 34(28): 6938-48, Sep 2013.

Ma G, Wang Y, Fishbein I, Yu M, Zhang L, Alferiev IS, Yang J, Song C, Levy RJ: Anchoring of self-assembled plasmid DNA/ anti-DNA antibody/cationic lipid micelles on bisphosphonate-modified stent for cardiovascular gene delivery. Int J Nanomedicine 8: 1029-1035, March 2013.

Chorny Michael, Fishbein Ilia, Tengood Jillian E, Adamo Richard F, Alferiev Ivan S, Levy Robert J: Site-specific gene delivery to stented arteries using magnetically guided zinc oleate-based nanoparticles loaded with adenoviral vectors. FASEB J 27(6): 2198-206, Feb 2013.

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Last updated: 11/07/2014
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