Hiroshi Matsui, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Chemistry, Hunter College
  • Affiliate Faculty, Nanoscience Initiative


Hunter College (Profile)

Research Interests

Current interests of Matsui’s group are in the areas of 1) Nanoparticle-based drug delviery and medical imaging 2) Exosome engineering 3) T-cell-exosome-based immunotherapy 4) RNA delivery for gene therapy/editing 5) ultra-sound-based nanoparticle medical treatment.

Job History

  • 2015 – Current: Adjunct Professor, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  • 2008 – Current: Professor, Hunter College
  • 2010 – 2013: Departmental Chair, Hunter College
  • 2004 – 2007: Associate Professor, Hunter College
  • 2001 – 2003: Assistant Professor, Huntr College
  • 1996 – 1998: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Columbia University
  • 1992 – 1996: Ph.D. Chemistry, Purdue Univerity
  • 1991 – 1992: M.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University


Identification of novel nanovesicles and distinct exosome subsets via asymmetric-flow field flow study
Zhang, H., Freitas, D., Kim, H.S., Fabijanic, K., Li, Z., Chen, H., Mark, M.T., Molina, H., Martin, A.B., Bojmar, L., Fang, J., Rampersaud, S., Hoshino, A., Matei, I., Kenific, C.M., Nakajima, M., Mutvei, A.P., Sansone, P., Buehring, W., Wang, H., Jimenez, J.P., Cohen-Gould, L., Paknejad, N., Brendel, M., Manova-Todorova, K., Magalhães, A., Ferreira, J.A., Osório, H., Silva, A.M., Massey, A., Cubillos-Ruiz, J.R., GallettI, G., Giannakakou, P., Cuervo, A.M., Blenis, J., Schwartz, R., Brady, M.S., Peinado, H., Bromberg, J., Matsui, H., Reis, C.A., & Lyden, D.
Nature Cell Biol., 2018, 20, 332-343

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