Huge Congratulations to Sohyung who just received a Harvard University Center for AIDS Research (HU CFAR)'s Development Grant ($210K) for her project "Ultra-long-acting delivery for the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS"!
The lab welcomes Dr. Nutan Bhingaradiya, who has joined us as a postdoctoral fellow! Welcome Nutan!!
Huge Congratulations to Arpita and Dongtak whose review article "Progress and challenges in intravesical drug delivery" is published in Expert Opinions on Drug Delivery!
The lab received a follow-up grant from the Elison Foundation in collaboration with Dr. Li Zeng from Tufts University to develop an intra-articular drug delivery platform for the targeted delivery of gene therapy in osteoarthritis.
The lab welcomes Arpita Banerjee, a visiting PhD student from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India. She will work with Rong and Dongtak. We are excited to have you on board!
The lab welcomes Nishkal Dhiraj Pisal, an undergrad from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He will be working as a research assistant under the supervision of Jingjing. We are excited to have you on board!
The lab is immensely excited to announce that Dr. Jingjing Gao has accepted a faculty position as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at UMass Amherst!!!! We are so proud and excited for the next phase of your career, Jingjing!
We are excited to have Amogh Gorantla and Jacques Hall join the lab as summer interns. Amogh is an undergrad at Wake Forest University and Jacques is an undergrad at Duke University. They will be working under the supervision of Sohyung and Jingjing, respectively!
The lab welcomes Christopher Jiang, an undergrad from the University of Toronto, and Eli Weldon, an undergrad from Northeastern University, as research assistants. They will be working under the supervision of Jingjing! We are excited to have you on board!
The lab welcomes Zoe Kutulakos and Rong Wang, both undergrads from the University of Toronto. They will be working as research assistants under the supervision of Dongtak! We are excited to have you on board!
The lab welcomes Lingyun Zhu and Xinyang Chen, both undergrads from the University of Toronto. They will be working as research assistants under the supervision of Sohyung! We are excited to have you on board!
The lab celebrates Likhita, a previous high school student in the lab, who accepted an admission offer from The College of New Jersey's accelerated 7-year Medical program (BS/MD) with Rutgers New Jersey Medical School!!
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!!
Huge congratulations to Krisco Cheung, who got accepted to the University of California-Berkley and University of California-San Francisco joint PhD Program!!!!
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!!!!!
Huge congratulations to Judy Xia, a previous intern, who was accepted to the Harvard-MIT HST PhD program!
Huge Congratulations to Dongtak, whose work on “An immunostimulatory nasal spray to combat respiratory viral infections” was selected for the Fall 2022 BRI Pilot Funding Award!
Congratulations to Jingjing, whose review/opinion article titled "The Future of Drug Delivery" was published in Chemistry of Materials!
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"!!
Congratulations to Sweth and Ryan for winning the Best Poster Presentation at the Department of Anesthesiology's Research Retreat!
The lab welcomes Dongtak Lee - a postdoctoral fellow from Korea University. Welcome Dongtak!!
Huge congratulations to Jingjing for securing the Alzheimer's Association Fellowship!!!!
The lab welcomes Swetharajan Gunasekar, another undergraduate from the University of Toronto, as a research assistant. Welcome Sweth!!
The lab welcomes Chak Sang Ryan Yip - an undergraduate student from the University of Toronto - as a research assistant. Welcome Ryan!!
The lab welcomes Mahima Dewani – a visiting PhD student from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India. Welcome Mahima!!
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.
The lab welcomes Dr. Sohyung Lee, who has joined us as a postdoctoral fellow! Welcome Sohyung!!
Congratulations to Jingjing for receiving the Brigham Research Institute (BRI) micro-grant to support her work on drug delivery for osteoarthritis treatment!!!
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!
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.
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.
The lab welcomes Eric Schaar and Pauline Predko – undergraduate students from Northeastern University, who have joined us as research assistants.
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.
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.
Congratulations to Nitin for his promotion to Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School!!
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.