Alan Burke

PhD Student

Alan graduated from Case Western Reserve University with a BS in Biomedical Engineering in 2016. He is now a PhD candidate in the Pharmacology and Molecular Signaling program. Alan joined the Mukherjee lab in summer of 2017 and is studying novel immunotherapeutics meant to overcome survival advantages of acute myeloid leukemia.

Alan enjoys gourmet coffee, his nephew dog “Iron Man” and learning new languages.


Potter-Baker, KA, Ravikumar, M, Burke, AA, Meador, WD, Householder, KT, et. al. (2014) “A comparison of neuroinflammation to implanted microelectrodes in rat and mouse models.” Biomaterials. 35(22): 5637-46.

Perera, RH, Hernandez, C, Zhou, H, Kota, P, Burke, A, and AA Exner. (2014) “Ultrasound imaging beyond the vasculature with new generation contrast agents.” WIREs Nanomed and Nanobiotech. 7(4): 593-608.

Perera, RH, Wu, H, Pereis, P, Hernandez, C, Burke, A, Zhang, H, and AA Exner. (2017) “Improving performance of nanoscale ultrasound contrast agents using N,N-diethylacrylamide stabilization.” Nanomedicine. 13(1): 59-67.