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Lahann part of newly awarded NSF-ERC center
Lahann part of newly awarded NSF-ERC center
September 12, 2017

BI director, Joerg Lahann, is part of the U-M team for the newly announced NSF Engineering Research Center (ERC). Led by Boston University, the NSF-ERC aims to grow new heart tissues. For more details on the award and team, please visit here.

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Nanodiscs to delivery personalized cancer therapy
Joint Moon and A. Schwendeman research on HDL nanodisks
September 6, 2017

The article entitled “Synthetic high-density lipoprotein nanodisks for targeted withalongolide delivery to adrenocortical carcinoma” was published in International Journal of Nanomedicine.

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S. Schwendeman and J. Moon report on PLGA based formulation for vaccine delivery
S. Schwendeman and J. Moon report on PLGA based formulation for vaccine delivery
September 5, 2017

The findings are published in an article entitled “Self-encapsulating PLGA Microspheres for Intranasal Vaccine Delivery” in Molecular Pharmaceutics.

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Tessier publishes work in Frontiers in Immunology
Tessier publishes work in Frontiers in Immunology
September 4, 2017

The article is entitled “Facile Affinity Maturation of Antibody Variable Domains Using Natural Diversity Mutagensis”.

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Nanoparticle-based targeting and detection of microcavities
Deepak Nagrath reports findings on the role of Nitric Oxide in Cancer
September 1, 2017

“Nitric Oxide: The Forgotten Child of Tumor Metabolism” appears in Trends in Cancer

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Peter Tessier
Peter Tessier joins BI
July 25, 2017

Peter Tessier has joined UM from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He was named the Albert M. Mattocks Professor of Pharmaceutial Sciences and a Professor of Chemical Engineering. Welcome Peter!

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Moon receives two R01 awards from NIH
Moon receives two R01 awards from NIH
April 7, 2017

Professor James Moon was awarded two NIH R01 awards.

One of the awards, “Tuning biomaterials-immune cell interactions for treatment of glioblastoma multiforme”, is a collaboration with Drs. Maria Castro and Pedro Lowenstein from the UM Department of Neurosurgery. This collaboration was initially formed during the Nanomedicine Challenge hosted by BI in 2013 and received seed funding from BI to develop nanoparticles that can be used for the treatment of Gliobastoma Multiforme.

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James Moon
Moon receives two R01 awards from NIH
April 7, 2017

Professor James Moon was awarded two NIH R01 awards.

One of the awards, “Tuning biomaterials-immune cell interactions for treatment of glioblastoma multiforme”, is a collaboration with Drs. Maria Castro and Pedro Lowenstein from the UM Department of Neurosurgery. This collaboration was initially formed during the Nanomedicine Challenge hosted by BI in 2013 and received seed funding from BI to develop nanoparticles that can be used for the treatment of Gliobastoma Multiforme.

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Nanodiscs to delivery personalized cancer therapy
Nanodiscs to delivery personalized cancer therapy
December 26, 2016

Anna Schwendeman and James Moon recently published an article in Nature Materials reporting their work on designing nanodiscs for delivery of cancer therapies.

More details can be found in the article and the press release.

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Nanodiscs to delivery personalized cancer therapy
Nanodiscs to delivery personalized cancer therapy
December 26, 2016

Anna Schwendeman and James Moon recently published an article in Nature Materials reporting their work on designing nanodiscs for delivery of cancer therapies.

More details can be found in the article and the press release.

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Sunitha Nagrath
Nagrath promoted
May 22, 2016

Sunitha Nagrath was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in the Department of Chemical Engineering. Congratulations, Sunitha!