About the Ameer Lab
October 2014: Professor Ameer was elected Fellow of the BioMedical Engineering Society (BMES) for demonstrated exceptional achievement and experience in Biomedical Engineering. Congrats!
October 2014: A paper co-authored by Robert van Lith and Jian Yang got accepted in Biomacromolecules, titled "A thermo-responsive biodegradable polymer with intrinsic antioxidant properties".
August 2014: Robert van Lith successfully defended his PhD thesis : "Developing biomaterials for the attenuation of oxidative stress". Robert will stay on to continue work on antioxidant products. Congrats Robert, great work!
August 2014: Another paper by Gali Baler got accepted, this time in Biomacromolecules, titled "Albumin hydrogels formed by electrostatically triggered self-assembly and their drug delivery capability"
July 2014: Our lab's research on intrinsically antioxidant biomaterials is being highlighted by: sciencedaily.com, investorintel.com, eurekalert.org, bio-medicine.org, healthmedicinet.com, sciencenewsline.com, R & D Magazine, medicalxpress.com, bioportfolio.com, and others.
June 2014: A paper by Gali Baler got accepted in Biomaterials Science, titled "Advanced nanocomposites for bone regeneration"
June 2014: A paper by Robert van Lith got accepted in Biomaterials, titled "Engineering biodegradable polyester elastomers with antioxidant properties to attenuate oxidative stress in tissues"
May 2014: Bin Jiang received the prestiguous Postdoctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association, as well as a postdoctoral award from the Chicago Biomedical Consortium, fantastic work Bin!
May 2014: At BME research day 2014, Gali Baler won the Research Progress Award. Congratulations, a great way to get recognition for his awesome Ph.D. work!