Professor Frank Caruso
Deputy Director, Chief Investigator, Node Leader
University of Melbourne


Frank is a professor in chemical and biomolecular engineering, and his research spans a broad range of areas, including materials science, nano- and biomolecular engineering, nanotechnology and polymer science.

Signature Projects

Professor Caruso is currently actively investigating within the following Signature Project:

Featured Publications

Publication Year Authors
Biofunctional metalphenolic films from dietary flavonoids 2017 Bertleff-Zieschang, N., Rahim, M.A., Ju, Y., Braunger, J.A., Suma, T., Dai, Y., Pan, S., Cavalieri, F., Caruso, F.
Cell-conditioned protein coronas on engineered particles influence immune responses 2017 Dai, Q., Guo, J., Yan, Y., Ang, C.-S., Bertleff-Zieschang, N., Caruso, F.
Engineered hydrogen-bonded glycopolymer capsules and their interactions with antigen presenting cells 2017 Kempe, K., Xiang, S.D., Wilson, P., Rahim, M.A., Ju, Y., Whittaker, M.R., Haddleton, D.M., Plebanski, M., Caruso, F., Davis, T.P.
Immunological principles guiding the rational design of particles for vaccine delivery 2017 Gause, K.T., Wheatley, A.K., Cui, J., Yan, Y., Kent, S.J., Caruso, F.
Interactions between circulating nanoengineered polymer particles and extracellular matrix components in vitro 2017 Braunger, J.A., Björnmalm, M., Isles, N.A., Cui, J., Henderson, T.M.A., O'Connor, A.J., Caruso, F.
How diseases can be targeted using nanotechnology – and why it’s difficult 2017 Professor Frank Caruso, Dr Mattias Björnmalm