Ujjal Didar Singh Sekhon, PhD student, gave a podium presentation at Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Conference 2015 in Tampa, Florida on research project titled 'Prophylactic Delivery of Synthetic Platelets Enhances Hemostasis in Severely Thrombocytopenia Mice'. This research is in collaboration with Dr. Keith McCrae's lab at the Cleveland Clinic. Ujjal gave an excellent talk and also received a $450 travel award from the BMES chapter at Case Western. Congratulations Ujjal!
Graduate student Aditya Girish joins the BEAT Lab to pursue his PhD in the area of elucidating platelet involvement in cancer metastasis and utilizing this information to develop targeted therapies for metastasis. Welcome, Aditya!
MD-PhD student DaShawn Hickman joins the Lab to pursue his PhD in the area of Evaluation of Synthetic Platelet performance in pig models of traumatic injury. Welcome, DaShawn!
Dr. Christa Pawlowski, who obtained her PhD with an NSF graduate fellowship in the Sen Gupta laboratory focused on platelet-inspired biomedical technologies, has been appointed as post-doctoral Research Associate in the lab. Christa will be focusing on translating the Synthetic Platelet technology to clinical uses in transfusion medicine, through business development and industry partnerships. To this end, Christa is involved in an NSF-funded iCorps program focused on business model development and validation.
Graduate student Michael Sun joins the BEAT Lab and will work on thrombus targeted drug delivery. Welcome, Michael!
BEAT Lab’s collaborative research on 'Targeted killing of metastatic cells using a platelet-inspired drug delivery system' gets published in RSC advances!
The Society for Biomaterials has named Dr. Anirban Sen Gupta the chair for it's Biomaterials Education Special Interest Group. Congratulations, Dr. Sen Gupta!
Hathaway Brown student Maya Razmi joins the lab to build up on Kavya Ravinchandran’s research on cardiovascular drug delivery.
Undergraduate biology student Oliver Li, from Ohio State University, joins the BEAT Lab. He will be working in the lab for the summer of 2015. Welcome, Oliver!