Brian Trewyn

  • Department of Chemistry and Geochemistry
  • Colorado School of Mines
    Golden, CO 80401
    USA

Education

  • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse 2000
  • BS in Chemistry and Microbiology
  • Iowa State University 2006
  • PhD in Inorganic Chemistry

Research

  • Heterogeneous catalysts
  • Advanced porous materials
  • Drug delivery devices
  • Controlled release materials

Interests

  • Mountain Biking
  • Traveling
  • Spending time with family and friends

Publications

  • Capped Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles as Stimuli-Responsive Controlled Release Systems for Intracellular Drug/Gene Delivery, Yannan Zhao, Juan L. Vivero-Escoto, Igor I. Slowing, Brian G. Trewyn, and Victor S.-Y. Lin, Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery, 2010, 7(9), 1013-1029.
  • Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles: Structural Design and Applications, Igor I. Slowing, Juan L. Vivero-Escoto, Brian G. Trewyn, Victor S-Y. Lin, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2010, 20(37) 7924-7937.
  • Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Intracellular Controlled Drug Delivery, Juan L. Vivero-Escoto, Igor I. Slowing, Brian G. Trewyn, Victor S.-Y. Lin, Small, 2010, 6(18) 1952-1967. *Most accessed article from 11/2010-10/2011
  • Interaction of Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles with Red Blood Cell Membranes: Size and Surface Effects, Yannan Zhao, Xiaoxing Sun, Guannan Zhang, Brian G. Trewyn, Igor I. Slowing, Victor S.-Y. Lin, ACS Nano, 2011, 5, 1366-1375.
  • Exocytosis of Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles from Mammalian Cells: From Asymmetric Cell-to-Cell Transfer to Protein Harvesting, Igor I. Slowing, Juan L. Vivero-Escoto, Yannan Zhao, Kapil Kandel, Chorthip Peeraphatdit, Brian G. Trewyn, Victor S.-Y. Lin, Small, 2011, 7, 1526-1532.
  • Surfactant-assisted Controlled Release of Hydrophobic Drugs Using Anionic Surfactant Templated Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles, Chih-Hsiang Tsai, Juan L. Vivero-Escoto, Igor I. Slowing, I-Ju Fang, Brian G. Trewyn, Victor S.-Y. Lin, Biomaterials, 2011, 32, 6234-6244.
  • Poly(lactic acid)-coated Mesoporous Silica Nanosphere for Controlled Release of Venlafaxine, Jing Tang, Igor I. Slowing, Yulin Huang, Brian G. Trewyn, Jun Hu, Honglai Liu, and Victor S.-Y. Lin, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2011, 360, 488-496.
  • Luciferase and Luciferin Co-immobilized Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticle Materials for Intracellular Biocatalysis, Xiaoxing Sun, Yannan Zhao, Victor S.-Y. Lin, Igor I. Slowing, and Brian G. Trewyn, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2011, 113, 18554-18557.
  • Functional Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for the Selective Sequestration of Free Fatty Acids from Microalgal Oil, Justin S. Valenstein, Kapil Kandel, Forrest Melcher, Igor I. Slowing, Victor S.-Y. Lin, and Brian G. Trewyn, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2012, 4, 1003-1009.
  • Ligand Conformation Dictates Membrane and Endosomal Trafficking of Arginine-Glycine-Aspartate (RGD)-functionalized Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles, I-Ju Fang, Igor I. Slowing, Chia-Wen Wu, Victor S.-Y. Lin, and Brian G. Trewyn, Chemistry A European Journal, 2012, 18, 7787-7792.