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March 2017: The cover image, by Eun Ji Chung et al., is based on the Research Article A biodegradable tri-component graft for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, DOI: 10.1002/term.1966.

March 2017: A biodegradable tri-component graft for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

January 2017: Allen Lab Research (Former Student from Ameer Lab) is going to SPACE!

October 2016: "3-D Printing Customized Vascular Stents";
Northwestern Engineering’s Guillermo Ameer and Cheng Sun have teamed up to use 3-D printing to develop flexible, biodegradable stents that are customized for a specific patient’s body.

August 2016: "Regenerative Bandage Heals Diabetic Wounds Faster";
An expert in biomaterials and tissue engineering, Ameer’s research was published online last week in the Journal of Controlled Release. Yunxiao Zhu, a PhD student in Ameer’s laboratory, is the paper’s first author.

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The Ameer-lab in June 2014. From left to right: Jisheng Xiao, Jian Yang, Duan Chongwen, Sherry Zhu, Bin Jiang, Prof. Guillermo Ameer, Robert van Lith,  Xuesong Wang, Louisiane Perrin, Gali Baler, Michele Jen, Zdravka Cankova and Iva Golemi. Not pictured: Mazen Albaghdadi.

The Ameer Research Lab, part of the Biomedical Engineering Department, is located on the third floor of the Technological Institute of Northwestern University, right next to the lake on the beautiful Evanston campus.

In our research, we investigate novel in vivo (in the body) as well as ex vivo (out of the body) approaches to assess, replace and/or regenerate tissue function. Towards this goal, we are working on projects that integrate fundamental principles from the areas of biomaterials, tissue engineering, stem cell engineering, drug and gene delivery and biotechnology


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