Sasheen Hamilton, Ph.D., M.A.

Sasheen Hamilton, Ph.D., M.A.

  • Center for Cancer Research
  • National Cancer Institute
Molecular Imaging Branch


Dr. Hamilton is focusing on protein engineering to generate novel imaging and therapeutic agents for hepatocellular carcinoma.

Areas of Expertise

Biophysical Oncology
Molecular Biology


Selected Recent Publications

Irradiance controls photodynamic efficacy and tissue heating in experimental tumours: implication for interstitial PDT of locally advanced cancer

Shafirstein G, Bellnier DA, Oakley E, Hamilton S, Habitzruther M, Tworek L, Hutson A, Spernyak JA, Sexton S, Curtin L, Turowski SG, Arshad H, Henderson B.
Br J Cancer. 119(10): 1191-1199, 2018. [ Journal Article ]

Interstitial Photodynamic Therapy-A Focused Review

Shafirstein G, Bellnier D, Oakley E, Hamilton S, Potasek M, Beeson K, Parilov E.
Cancers. 9(2): 12, 2017. [ Journal Article ]

The IDL of E. coli SSB links ssDNA and protein binding by mediating protein-protein interactions

Bianco PR, Pottinger S, Tan HY, Nguyenduc T, Rex K, Varshney U.
26(2): 227-241, 2017. [ Journal Article ]

The intrinsically disordered linker of E. coli SSB is critical for the release from single-stranded DNA

Tan HY, Wilczek LA, Pottinger S, Manosas M, Yu C, Nguyenduc T, Bianco PR.
Protein Sci. 26(4): 700-717, 2017. [ Journal Article ]