Anne L. van De Ven

Anne L. van De Ven

Director of the Graduate Certificate in Nanomedicine
Associate Teaching Professor


  • Drug Delivery, Imaging, Nanomedicine, STEM Education

About Anne L. van De Ven

Anne L van de Ven, PhD, is an Associate Teaching Professor of Physics at Northeastern University. Her research spans the fields of drug delivery, experimental nanotherapeutics, medical devices, and imaging. She works closely with a highly interdisciplinary group of leaders and emerging leaders to develop and translate platforms for improving patient care. Anne has published 32 peer-reviewed papers (>1500 citations) and authored grants totaling over $19M in awarded funds. Anne is the founding Director of Northeastern’s Graduate Certificate in Nanomedicine, one of only five Nanomedicine graduate programs in the US. As a passionate advocate for diversity in science and engineering, Anne has pioneered multiple initiatives to train students in low-resource settings and increase the diversity of the STEM workforce, including the Nanomedicine Academy of Minority Serving Institutions and the CaNCURE Cancer Nanomedicine Co-op Program. She is the recipient of the 2019 College of Science Excellence in Teaching Award for innovations in interdisciplinary teaching.


Mailing Address:

111 DA (Dana Research Center), Boston, MA 02115
Institutes, Labs & Research Centers
Nanomedicine Innovation Center (NIC)

The mission of the Nanomedicine Innovation Center is to generate cutting-edge research in Nanomedicine, develop innovative education and training, and place an emphasis on diversity and broadening participation. It is home to state-of-the art facilities and resources and has established partnerships within academia, industry, government and hospitals with a local, National and Global impact.


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