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James Ray Heath, Ph.D.
James Ray Heath, Ph.D.


Professor, California Institute of Technology, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Professor, California Institute of Technology, Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
Member, Crump Institute for Molecular Imaging
Co-Director, JCCC Cancer Nanotechnology Program Area

Contact Information:

(626) 395-8920

Scientific Interest(s):

Dr. James Heath develops architectures and chemical and lithographic techniques for molecular electronics-based memories and logic circuitry, as well as technologies and systems biology approaches to problems in cancer biology.

Selected Cancer-Related Publications:

Ma C, Fan R, Ahmad H, Shi Q, Comin-Anduix B, Chodon T, Koya RC, Liu CC, Kwong GA, Radu CG, Ribas A, Heath JR. A clinical microchip for evaluation of single immune cells reveals high functional heterogeneity in phenotypically similar T cells. Nat Med. 2011 Jun;17(6):738-43. Epub 2011 May 22

Millward SW, Henning RK, Kwong GA, Pitram S, Agnew HD, Deyle KM, Nag A, Hein J, Lee SS, Lim J, Pfeilsticker JA, Sharpless KB, Heath JR. Iterative in situ click chemistry assembles a branched capture agent and allosteric inhibitor for Akt1. J Am Chem Soc. 2011 Nov 16;133(45):18280-8. Epub 2011 Oct 24

Shin YS, Remacle F, Fan R, Hwang K, Wei W, Ahmad H, Levine RD, Heath JR. Protein signaling networks from single cell fluctuations and information theory profiling. Biophys J. 2011 May 18;100(10):2378-86.

Heath JR, Davis ME, Hood L. Nanomedicine targets cancer. Sci Am. 2009 Feb;300(2):44-51.

Fan R, Vermesh O, Srivastava A, Yen BK, Qin L, Ahmad H, Kwong GA, Liu CC, Gould J, Hood L, Heath JR. Integrated barcode chips for rapid, multiplexed analysis of proteins in microliter quantities of blood. Nat Biotechnol. 2008 Dec;26(12):1373-8. Epub 2008 Nov 16