June 2019
Our original technical paper “Methacrylated Hyaluronic Acid Based Hydrogels Maintain Stemness in Human Dental Pulp Stem Cells” in collaboration with Dr. George Huang’s lab has been accepted for publication in Regenerative Engineering and Translational Medicine. Congrats!

May 2019
Adil Abdurahaman and Lorelei Berglund joined our lab as summer students. Welcome!
Siddarth Nair joined our lab as a biomedical engineering graduate student. Welcome!

March 2019
Our lab’s injectable long-lasting insulin invention won First Place at 2019 Memphis Scipreneur Challenge organized by Life Science Tennessee. Congrats!

February 2019
Niloy successfully defended his M.S. thesis “Injectable Systems for Long-lasting Insulin Therapy”. Congrats!
Dr. Wensen Jiang joined our lab as a Postdoc Fellow. Welcome!

September 2018
Gulfam and Fitsum’s review paper “Design Strategies for Chemical-stimuli-responsive Programmable Nanotherapeuticsis accepted by Drug Discovery Today. Congrats!
Alice Zhang joined our lab as a PharmD research student. Welcome!

August 2018
Faiza Tahia and Emily Cooper joined our lab as Ph.D. students. Welcome!

April 2018
Fitsum’s review paper “Design Strategies for Physical-stimuli-responsive Programmable Nanotherapeuticsis accepted by Drug Discovery Today. Congrats!
Cher has been accepted by Columbia University to pursue her MPH in Health Policy and Management. Congrats!

January 2018
Our review paper Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery to the Anterior Segment of the Eye published in Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews has attracted media attention, and is reported in Pharmacy Choice https://www.pharmacychoice.com/news/article.cfm?Article_ID=1922679.
Young Shin and Gulfam’s paper Thermoresponsive-co-Biodegradable Linear-Dendritic Nanoparticles for Sustained Release of Nerve Growth Factor to Promote Neurite Outgrowth is accepted by Molecular Pharmaceutics. Congrats!

December 2017
Chandana successfully defended her M.S. Congrats!

November 2017
Dr. Lowe delivered an invited talk “Dynamic Collaboration between Academia and Industry” at 2017 AAPS Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA.
Our lab presented three posters at 2017 AAPS Annual Meeting.

October 2017
Dr. Lowe and our lab were spotlighted by the University of Tennessee Research Foundation.
Our lab presented three posters at 2017 BMES Annual Meeting in Phoenix, AZ.

August 2017
Dileep’s paper Injectable In Situ Forming Depot Systems for Long-Acting Contraception is published in Advanced Biosystems. Congrats!
Cher Tang, a Pharm.D. student joined our lab to conduct research. Welcome!
Darren Will, Niloy Kumar and Sangyoon Kim joined our lab as Ph.D. students. Welcome!

July 2017
Dr. Cameron Fili, a Veterinary Resident with our collaborator Dr. David Hamilton joined our lab to conduct research. Welcome!
Dr. Steven Davison started to work at Banfield Hospital in North Little Rock, Arkansas as a veterinarian. Congrats!

May 2017
Dr. Muhammad Gulfam joined our lab as a Postdoc Fellow. Welcome!
Our lab presented one poster at 2017 ARVO Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD.
Dr. Lowe delivered an invited talk “Craft Nanomedicine for Tissue Regeneration” at National Biotechnology Conference in San Diego, California.

April 2017
Dileep’s review paper Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery to the Anterior Segment of the Eye is published in Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews. Congrats!
Dr. Fitsum Sahle joined our lab as a Postdoc Fellow. Welcome!

March 2017
Dr. Lowe delivered an invited talk “Current and Emerging Technologies” at USP/FIP/AAPS Workshop on Nanomedicines: Technical and Regulatory Perspectives in Rockville, Maryland.

November 2016
Dileep successfully defended his Ph.D. Congrats!
Dileep received AAPS FDD Section Travel Award. Congrats!
Dileep received UTHSC College of Graduate Health Sciences Travel Award. Congrats!

October 2016
Dr. Lowe received CPA-AAPS Service Award at ChinaNanomedicine 2016 in Wuhan, China.
Dr. Lowe delivered an invited talk “Craft Nanomedicine to Treat Brain and Ocular Diseases” at ChinaNanomedicine 2016 in Wuhan, China.

September 2016
Dr. Steven Davison, a Veterinary Resident with our collaborator Dr. David Hamilton joined our lab to conduct research. Welcome!
Dr. Lowe received $1.9 million R01 grant from NIH/NEI for our project “Nanogels for Drug Delivery across the BRB to Treat Diabetic Retinopathy”. Congrats!