Laboratory for Materials in Medicine Pan Research Group at Illinois
Bioengineering at Illinois Engineering for Life University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Our work has been featured in many newspapers, popular magazines, and journals. A short and selected list is given below.

  1. Problem-Solving Oil Spills – and Research-to-Business Hurdles: Meet Enrique Daza“, “In the Spotlight: Enrique Daza” iSEE Quarterly, July 2016
  2. Nanotechnology-based approach to repair the cancer cell suicide mechanism” NanoWerk, July 6th, 2016
  3. Carle and Illinois seed funding fosters innovation to move research from the bench to bedsideIHSI Blog, June 14th, 2016
  4. Tiny drug-laden ‘popping bubbles’ lead triple attack treatment for liver cancerMNT, Dec 8th, 2015, Dept. Bioengineering
  5. Portable device can quickly determine the extent of an eye injuryIllinois News Bureau, Diana Yates, Dec 8th, 2015, Dept. Bioengineering

  6. Biomedical breakthrough: Carbon nanoparticles you can make at home“, EurekAlertEngineering at IllinoisNanoWerkBioSciencePhys.orgR&DProduct Design and DevelopmentLaboratory EquipmentECNHealthCanalNanotechnology NowNews MedicalTechnradarTechradar.IndiaControlled Environments, AzoNANO, L. Brian Stauffer
  7. ISUR Scholar Ayako Ohoka Co-Authors Article on Gene Therapy“, ISUR, Natasha Johanna Mamaril

  8. Scientists Think Bee Venom Could Fight CancerTIME, Eliana Dockterman, August 13, 2014

  9. Venom gets good buzz as potential cancer-fighter (video)ACSLive, August 12, 2014

  10. Bee, scorpion and snake venom may hold cancer cureCNN, Jen Christensen, August 12, 2014

  11. Nanoparticle discovery aids detection of blood clots” Student Life, Jennifer Wei, February 11, 2011.

  12. New nanoparticles make blood clots visible”- Record, Julia Evangelou Strait, February 2, 2011.

  13. New research in the FASEB Journal shows how combining photoacoustic tomography with gold nanobeacons allows researchers to see blood vessel formation in detail without a microscope”  by Staff Writers Washington DC (SPX) Intern Daily Nov 23, 2010.

  14. Medical imaging breakthrough uses light and sound to see microscopic details inside our November 22, 2010.

  15. “Sound, Light And Gold Can See Inside The Body” International Business Times By Jesse Emspak  November 22, 2010.

  16. “Light/Sound Used to See Details within the Body without a Microscope” Daily Tech, Tiffany Kaiser – November 23, 2010.

  17. Nanocolloids identify blood clots” Chemical Technology, vol 6, 2009.

  18. New ‘smart’ nanoparticles deliver drugs directly to tumors, plaques” by Gwen Ericson, Record, Sept 4, 2008

  19. “Bagel-like nanoparticles deliver (minus the hole!) direct to tumor or plaque sites” in Future Medicine, Nanomedicine October 2008, Vol. 3, No. 5, Pages 609-611

  20. “Holey Nanoparticles Create New Tumor Imaging and Therapeutic Agent”, July 22nd 2008

  21. Washington U med school researchers develop “smart” nanoparticles for drug delivery” by David Schwartz in Technology Transfer Tactics August 6th, 2008

  22. “Nanobialys can carry drugs to tumors or plaques” in Nanoparticle Drug Delivery July 30th 2008

  23. “Nanobialys May Help Fight Disease” in OneIndia, 2008

  24. “Nanobialys Soon Be Carrying Medicinal Compounds to Tumors or Atherosclerotic Plaques” in AzoNanotechnology  July 30th 2008.

  25. “New disease-fighting nanoparticles look like miniature pastries” in Eureka Alert, July 29th 2008.

  26. Nanoparticle Carries Imaging and Medicinal Components” in Medical Imaging, Sept 11th, 2008.
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