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Bioengineering conference draws global research leaders

The 40th annual North­east Bio­engi­neering Con­fer­ence drew more than 700 researchers to North­eastern last month.

2014 Northeast Bioengineering Conference

Fat for better drug function

Rebecca Car­rier, an asso­ciate pro­fessor of chem­ical engi­neering, received a $1.8 mil­lion grant from the National Insti­tutes of Health to explore the role of fat mol­e­cules in drug absorption.

Rebecca Carrier

Chemical engineering professor wins $1.9 million NIH award

Shashi Murthy will lead research into regenerative-​​medicine technology

Drug-​​delivery research shows early promise

North­eastern research teams win National Insti­tutes of Health exploratory grants to sup­port sep­a­rate projects to develop more effec­tive, nanotechnology-​​based cancer and brain-​​disease therapies

Selected Publications

For a complete list of faculty citations, please visit iRis, Northeastern’s digital archive.


Barrier properties of gastrointestinal mucus to nanoparticle transport

(with J. Crater) Macromol. Biosci., 10(12), 1473-1483, (2010).


Biocompatibility of plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposited poly(2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) films for biomimetic replication of the intestinal basement membrane

(with C. A. Pfluger, D. D. Burkey, L. Wang, B. Sun, and K. S. Ziemer) Biomacromolecules, 11, 1579–1584 (2010).


Impact of emulsion-based drug delivery systems on intestinal permeability and drug release kinetics

(with F. Buyukozturk and J. C. Benneyan) J Controlled Release, 142(1), 22-30, (2010).

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