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January 2016: A paper by Robert van Lith was accepted by ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, titled: "Biodegradable Elastomers with Antioxidnt and Retinoid-like Properties". Great job Robert!

December 2015: Jisheng Xiao and Robert van Lith both were awarded the prestiguous American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship, fantastic job guys!

November 2015: Robert van Lith received an honorable mention award in the NUANCE Center's scientific images contest.

October 2015: Former PhD student Eunji Chung-Yoo will start her own lab as an assistant professor at the University of Southern California in 2016. Congrats Eunji and we're looking forward to the great research you'll undoubtedly continue!

October 2015: Another paper by Bin Jian was accepted by Stem Cells and Development, titled: "SIRT1 Overexpression Maintains Cell Phenotype and Function of Endothelial Cells Derived from Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells". Great job Bin!

August 2015: Sherry Zhu has been awarded the NIH-Biotechnology Program cluster fellowship, which will support her for 1 year, congratulations!

July 2015: Simona Morochnik was selected for the Chemistry of Life Processes Predoctoral Training Program, which provides funding for 2 years. Congrats Simona, a great achievement!

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

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

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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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