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SFB 2018 from April 11 to April 14 was a great opportunity to meet experts in the field of immuno-engineering, biomedical imaging, and biomedical devices. The highlight of the trip was the information session held NIBIB on their latest program focussed on engineering immune responses. https://2018.biomaterials.org/program/sessions/translation-nanoparticle-contrast-agents-clinical-x-ray-imaging-modalities Title: In Vivo Detection of Cancer Stem Cells by Dual […]

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I will be at MRS 2018 from April 1 to April 5 presenting my work on novel cancer therapeutics Title: Biocompatible, Radiotherapeutic Hafnium Oxide Nanoparticle Imaging Probes Prepared Using a Novel Templated Synthesis Abstract Control ID: # 2884959 Paper # NM05.01.05 Presentation Date: April 2, 2018 Presentation Time: 9:30 AM to 9:45 AM Location: PCC […]

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Undergraduate Research Assistant Margo Waters (Sophomore), at her first poster presentation. Margo synthesizes the anisotropic nanoparticles being used in the ongoing study looking into the applications of antimicrobial peptides@nanoparticles as surfactants on implant materials and medical devices. The project lead is Dr. Juliane Hopf and her undergraduate mentee is Veronica Kalwatjys. The work is in collaboration […]

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This work will be presented at MRS 2018 and at SFB 2018 Statement of Purpose: Hafnium oxide (HfO2) with a k-edge of 50 keV is being explored as a clinical X-ray contrast agent. HfO2 NPs are also in clinical trials as radiosensitizers that induce immune action against tumor sites.   However, the unpredictable stability of commercially […]

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