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  • September 8, 2021

    LSI welcomes graduate student Zizhen “Jane” Zha

    LSI welcomes graduate student Zizhen “Jane” Zha
    Zizhen "Jane" Zha joins LSI as a new graduate student. Jane completed her bachelors at Washington University in St. Louis in BME and minored in Computer Science. Jane worked in Dr. Lori Setton's lab as an undergraduate and later post-bac researcher, receiving the BioSURF fellowship along the way. Read more about Jane here.
  • September 6, 2021

    Synthetic Biomarkers review published in Nature Reviews Cancer

    Synthetic Biomarkers review published in Nature Reviews Cancer
    Our review entitled "Synthetic biomarkers: a twenty-first century path to early cancer detection" was published in Nature Reviews Cancer! Congratulations to Gabe and the team! Read the full manuscript here.
  • August 17, 2021

    Heat-Controllable CAR T-Cells Destroy Tumors and Prevent Relapse in New Study

    Heat-Controllable CAR T-Cells Destroy Tumors and Prevent Relapse in New Study
    A team of researchers led by bioengineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology is expanding the precision and ability of a revolutionary immunotherapy that is already transforming oncology. CAR T-Cell therapy has been hailed by patients, clinical-researchers, investors, and the media as a viable cure for some cancers. CAR T-Cell therapy involves engineering a patient’s […]
  • August 13, 2021

    LSI sends off Dr. Mac

    LSI sends off Dr. Mac
    Congratulations to Quoc Mac for completing his Ph.D.! Quoc will be working as a Research Scientist for Takeda in Cambridge, MA. LSI wishes you best of luck!
  • August 12, 2021

    Photothermal control of CAR T cells for cancer therapy published in Nature Biomedical Engineering

    Photothermal control of CAR T cells for cancer therapy published in Nature Biomedical Engineering
    Our work on engineering CAR T cells to turn on and fight cancer in response to localized heat was published in Nature Biomedical Engineering! Congratulations to Ian, Ali, and the team! Read the full manuscript here. Press Coverage | Georgia Tech Research Horizons “Heat-Controllable CAR T Cells Destroy Tumors and Prevent Relapse in New Study”
  • June 3, 2021

    Coulter BME appoints Dr. Kwong as distinguished faculty fellow

    Dr. Kwong was among five faculty members to receive a distinguished fellowship from the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering this spring. He was recognized for his “ongoing and outstanding impactful contributions […] to Coulter BME – and the biomedical engineering profession, writ large.” Read more here.
  • April 22, 2021

    Review on engineered biomaterials for synthetic immunity published in Advanced Healthcare Materials

    Our review on biomaterials that interface with synthetic immunity to improve engineered T cell therapies is published in Advanced Healthcare Materials! Congrats to Ida, Quoc, and the team! Read the manuscript here.
  • March 18, 2021

    Synthetic Antigen-Presenting Cells for Adoptive T Cell Therapy published in Advanced Therapeutics

    Synthetic Antigen-Presenting Cells for Adoptive T Cell Therapy published in Advanced Therapeutics
    Our work on synthetic antigen-presenting cells for antigen-specific activation of T cells was published in Advanced Therapeutics! Congratulations to Shreyas, Anna, and the team! Read the full manuscript here.
  • March 9, 2021

    Quoc Mac defends Ph.D. thesis

    Quoc Mac defends Ph.D. thesis
    Congratulations to Quoc Mac for defending his Ph.D. thesis! Quoc successfully defended his thesis, titled "Engineered activity sensors for predictive immune monitoring," in front of a virtual crowd on March 9, 2021. We look forward to your future success!
  • January 28, 2021

    Dr. Kwong named to Georgia Tech’s first-ever teaching honor roll

    Students in Dr. Gabe Kwong’s BMED 3310: Biotransport course rated him as one of the best instructors at Georgia Tech for 2020! He is among ten faculty members in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering to make Georgia Tech’s first-ever teaching honor roll. Read more here.