Monthly Archives: July 2015

New publication on engineering an “infectious” Treg published in Biomaterials!

Our recent study on engineering an “infectious” Treg via chemoselective conjugation of TGF-beta1 to biomaterial surfaces has been published in the journal Biomaterials.  Congrats to the fantastic team, including lead author Ethan, volunteer med school student Josh, Research Assistant Scientist Kerim, and our fantastic immunology collaborator Allison Bayer! Engineering an “infectious” Treg biomimetic through […]

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Congratulations to Jaime Giraldo for successful completion of his Ph.D!

Congratulations to Jaime Giraldo on successful completion of his Ph.D! His thesis, entitled “PEGylation and Bioactive Modification of Pancreatic Islet Surfaces to Enhance Graft Survival in Cell Therapy for Type I Diabetes”, explored the PEGylation of islets to complement short-course immunotherapy in preclinical models, as well as the conjugation of bioactive […]

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New publication on local drug delivery design published in Tissue Engineering!

Our recent study on designing a biomaterial implant for local drug release using dexamethasone as the model agent has been published in the journal Tissue Engineering.  Congrats to the fantastic collaborative team, including lead author Jessica, Ph.D students Song and Yang, and our DRI collaborators Drs Antonello Pileggi, Camillo Ricordi, and Peter Buchwald! […]

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