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Vanderbilt investigator lands Stand Up To Cancer grant for “smart” nanoparticles cancer research

Apr. 3, 2017—John Wilson, Ph.D., assistant professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and of Biomedical Engineering at Vanderbilt University, has received an Innovative Research Grant from Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C). Wilson is among 10 early-career scientists to receive the grant awards focused on immuno-oncology.

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Team to explore using nanoparticles to fight cancer

Sep. 24, 2015—Three Vanderbilt researchers have received a federal grant to study the use of nanoparticles to deliver potential therapies for breast cancer that has spread to the bone.

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Healthcare Solutions Reporter Trans-institutional Programs


New nanoparticle enhances success rate of coronary artery bypass grafts

Jun. 18, 2015—A team of Vanderbilt University Medical Center surgeons and biomedical engineers has developed a nanoparticle delivery system that may significantly improve the success rate of coronary artery bypass grafts.

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New form of crystalline order holds promise for thermoelectric applications

Nov. 14, 2014—Scientists at Vanderbilt and ORNL have discovered a new form of crystalline order that could make better thermoelectric devices.

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Life, Earth and Space Research


Biodegradable scaffold may spur wound healing

Dec. 19, 2013—Biomedical and chemical engineers at Vanderbilt University, working with a pathologist, have constructed a sponge-like, biodegradable tissue “scaffold” that releases an enzyme-blocking molecule to indirectly activate endogenous pathways and enhance tissue regeneration and wound healing.

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Cancer nanomedicines on target

Sep. 13, 2013—Therapeutic nanoparticles may offer a powerful new way to image and treat cancer at the same time.

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Health and Medicine Reporter Research


New technique maps twin faces of smallest Janus nanoparticles

Sep. 26, 2011—Vanderbilt chemists have developed the first method that can rapidly and accurately map the surfaces of tiny particles that possess two chemically distinct faces. The findings have broad potential applications ranging from drug delivery to video displays.

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Life, Earth and Space Research