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July 2016: After doing his PhD and a postdoc in the Ameer lab, Robert van Lith is now leaving  to start  a new career as a Medical Writer  at EBSCO. Congrats and many thanks for all your contributions the past years!

May 2016: Another paper by Bin Jian was accepted by Advanced Healtcare Materials, titled: Mechanocompatible Polymer-Extracellular-Matrix Composites for Vascular Tissue Engineering". Excellent job Bin!

May 2016: Robert van Lith was chosen as one of the 2016 World Biomaterials Congress Trainee Award winners. Congrats!

April 2016: Komal Prem has decided to leave Northwestern ti pursue other interests. We wish her all the best in her future endeavors.

January 2016: A paper by Robert van Lith was accepted by ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, titled: "Biodegradable Elastomers with Antioxidant 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!

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!

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

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The Ameer-lab in July 2016. From left to right: Sherry Zhu, Bin JiangSimona Morochnik, Charlotte, Jisheng Xiao, Robert van Lith, Duan Chongwen, and Prof. Guillermo Ameer

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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