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Heather Clark

Professor, Bioengineering
Interdisciplinary with, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Affiliated Faculty, Chemical Engineering
617.373-3091
271 The Fenway
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Education

Ph.D. Analytical Chemistry, University of Michigan, 1999
B.S. Chemistry, University of Michigan

Research & Scholarship Interests

Optical nanosensors for biological analysis
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Department Research Areas

College Research Initiatives

Honors & Awards

  • Young Faculty Award, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Selected Publications

  • Y. Luo, E. Kim, C.A. Flask, H.A. Clark, Nanosensors for Chemical Imaging of the Neurotransmitter Acetylcholine Using MRI, ACS Nano, 12(6), 2018, 5761–5773
  • E.H. Kim, G. Chin, G. Rong, K.E. Poskanzer, H.A. Clark, Optical probes for neurobiological sensing and imaging, Accounts of Chemical Research: Special Issue- The Interface of Biology with Nanoscience and Electronics, 51(5), 2018, 1023–1032
  • G. Rong, E.H. Kim, K.E. Poskanzer, H.A. Clark, A Method for Estimating Intracellular Ion Concentration Using Optical Nanosensors and Ratiometric Imaging, Nature Scientific Reports, 7, 2017, 10819

Related News

October 30, 2018

BioE/COS Professor Heather Clark was awarded a $1.5M grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke for "Nanosensors for Chemical Imaging of Acetylcholine Using MRI".

October 12, 2018

BioE/COS Professor Heather Clark directs the new Chemical Imaging for Living Systems (CILS) Institute which will focus on finding ways to image the chemistry of our bodies.

February 6, 2018

Bioengineering Professor Heather Clark and Associate Professor Mark Niedre awarded a $1.4M, 4-year NIH grant to develop circulating red blood cell based nanosensors for non-invasive optical drug monitoring.