Mikhail Berezin, PhD

Mikhail Berezin, PhD

Primary Academic Title

Associate Professor of Radiology, Division of Radiological Sciences, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Optically guided imaging systems for diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The systems include novel design and synthesis of optically active probes and their applications in modalities such as fluorescence intensity, lifetime, polarization and Raman.


  • 1987: MSc, chemical engineering, Moscow Institute of Oil and Gas
  • 1991: PhD, organic chemistry, Moscow Institute of Oil and Gas


  • 1992 - 2000: Postdoctoral fellow, chemistry, Monstanto Co., St. Louis
  • 2003 - 2004: Postdoctoral research assistant, optical imaging, Washington University, St. Louis

Selected Research Publications

3D Media Stabilizes Membrane and Prolongs Lifespan of Defolliculated Xenopus laevis Oocytes.
  • Aggarwal ND, Zeng SL, Lashgari RJ, Sudlow LC, Berezin MY
  • Membranes (Basel) 2022
Hyaluronan-Conjugated Carbon Quantum Dots for Bioimaging Use.
  • Karakoçak BB, Laradji A, Primeau T, Berezin MY, [...] Ravi N
  • ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2021
IDCube Lite: Free Interactive Discovery Cube software for multi- and hyperspectral applications.
  • Mishra D, Hurbon H, Wang J, [...] Berezin MY
  • J Spectr Imaging 2021

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