BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
For more information please visit the Schmitthenner Research Group website.
NIH - NCI
Amount: $ 474,279
Amount: $ 440,000
In the News
December 3, 2020
One Mentor, Four Success Stories (and Counting)
It began in 2015 with a research grant, a team of undergraduates, and an outstanding mentor. Today these RIT alumni are developing new cancer therapies, celebrating a patent, writing in science journals, and teaching the next generation of scientists.
December 20, 2018
Podcast: Overcoming Challenges
Intersections: The RIT Podcast, Ep. 5: Ricardo Carrion, a second-year chemistry major, talks with his faculty mentor, research professor Hans Schmitthenner, about overcoming life’s challenges and helping students from diverse backgrounds achieve their potential.
June 22, 2015
Turning up the volume on prostate cancerProfessor Hans Schmitthenner is designing molecular imaging compounds that will target prostate cancer cells and light them up with contrast dyes.
March 4, 2022
Schmitthenner, Ferran, and Sweet win grant
August 23, 2021
Team publishes paper in ACS journal
September 23, 2020
Schmitthenner receives grant for breast cancer research