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April 2023

The lab joins in celebrating Ryan Yip, another intern, who accepted a Master's at the University of Toronto's Cell and Systems Biology program!! 


April 2023 

Huge congratulations to Krisco Cheung, who got accepted to the University of California-Berkley and University of California-San Francisco joint PhD Program!!!!


April 2023

Nitin and Sohyung's project proposal on surmounting substance use disorder using ultra-long acting injectable platforms becomes approved for an R21 funding by the NIH. Way to go!!!!! 

March 2023

Huge congratulations to Judy Xia, a previous intern, who was accepted to the Harvard-MIT HST PhD program!

January 2023 

Congratulations to Jingjing, whose review/opinion article titled "The Future of Drug Delivery" was published in Chemistry of Materials! 

November 2022

Congratulations to Jingjing for winning the Research Excellence Award at the Discover Brigham event for her poster titled "A self healing hydrogel-based delivery of a disease modifying drug reduces osteoarthritis progression in active joints"!!


October 2022

Congratulations to Sweth and Ryan for winning the Best Poster Presentation at the Department of Anesthesiology's Research Retreat! 

September 2022 

The lab welcomes Dongtak Lee - a postdoctoral fellow from Korea University. Welcome Dongtak!! 

August 2022

Huge congratulations to Jingjing for securing the Alzheimer's Association Fellowship!!!!

July 2022

The lab welcomes Swetharajan Gunasekar, another undergraduate from the University of Toronto, as a research assistant. Welcome Sweth!! 

May 2022 

The lab welcomes Chak Sang Ryan Yip - an undergraduate student from the University of Toronto - as a research assistant. Welcome Ryan!! 


April 2022

The lab welcomes Mahima Dewani – a visiting PhD student from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India. Welcome Mahima!!


April 2022

The lab received Exploration Grant from National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) in collaboration with Dr. Aman Ullah from University of Alberta and Dr. Sarah Hedtrich from University of British Columbia to develop an siRNA based gene therapies for lung cancer.


April 2022

The lab welcomes Dr. Sohyung Lee, who has joined us as a postdoctoral fellow! Welcome Sohyung!!


March 2022

Congratulations to Jingjing for receiving the Brigham Research Institute (BRI) micro-grant to support her work on drug delivery for osteoarthritis treatment!!!


February 2022

Congratulations to Jingjing for her selection as a 2022 PMSE Future Faculty Awardee, which was celebrated with a symposium at the 2022 Fall ACS Meeting in Chicago (August 21-25), where she gave an invited talk! 


February 2022



Our protocol article titled “An in vitro blood brain barrier model to study the penetration of nanoparticles" was published in Bio-protocol and made it to the cover!!! Click on the cover image to head to our article. 

February 2022


Congratulations to Jingjing, whose manuscript titled “Overcoming Barriers for Intra-articular Delivery of Disease Modifying Osteoarthritis Drugs” was published in Trends in Pharmacological Sciences as a featured review article and made it to the cover!!! Click on the cover image to head to our article. 

January 2022

The lab welcomes Eric Schaar and Pauline Predko – undergraduate students from Northeastern University, who have joined us as research assistants.

January 2022

The lab received the Basic Science Starter Grant from Department of Anesthesiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital to develop an immuno-modulatory nasal spray for preventing respiratory infections.

December 2021

The lab received a grant from Elison foundation in collaboration with Dr. Li Zeng from Tufts University to develop an intra-artricular drug delivery platform for delivery of disease modifying osteoarthritis drugs.

November 2021

Congratulations to Nitin for his promotion to Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School!!

October 2021

The lab is awarded two grants from National Football League Players Associations (NFLPA) to develop next-generation drug delivery platforms for osteoarthritis and traumatic brain injury applications.

Delivery of disease modifying drugs for osteoarthritis
Protocol to study BBB penetration of nanoparticles
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