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April 2015: Our research on transforming commonly-used drug protamine is highlighted by:, and surgicalproductsmag and others. 

February 2015: A paper by Bin Jiang got accepted to Acta Biomaterialia, titled "A polymer-extracellular matrix composite with improved thromboresistance and recellularization properties". 

January 2015: Former graduate student Josephine Allen, now assistant professor at the University of Florida, received the prestiguous NSF Career Award! Congrats Josy, fantastic job, we're proud of you! See link

January 2015: Another paper by Robert van Lith got accepted, this time in Free Radical Biology and Medicine, titled "Diazeniumdiolation of protamine sulfate reverses mitogenic effects on smooth muscle cells and fibroblasts"

December 2014: Ameerlab research featured in National News Media! Fox News highlights our recent research on ACL replacements.

October 2014: Professor Ameer was named a BMES Fellow for demonstrated exceptional achievement and experience in Biomedical Engineering. Congrats!



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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