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US patent issued

Filed in LabNews by on January 29, 2019

Our automated cell and bioprinter technology was recognized with a US patent (10,119,107)! Dr. Tavana and former student David Petrak are the co-inventors.

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New paper on cancer drug resistance

Filed in LabNews by on January 15, 2019

Pradip’s paper on modeling how cancer cells develop resistance to kinase molecular inhibitors is published in Translational Oncology!

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New undergraduate researchers

Filed in LabNews by on December 25, 2018

Welcome to Sydnie Tran and Justin Putman who joined the lab as undergraduate research assistants!

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Congrats to Dr. Joshi!

Filed in LabNews by on November 8, 2018

Ramila successfully defended her PhD dissertation. Her work led to a better understanding  of how tuning microenvironment of embryonic stem cells can significantly enhance their differentiation to nervous system cells. Well done and congratulations, Dr. Joshi!

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Presentations at BMES 2018

Filed in LabNews by on October 20, 2018

Maddie, Pradip, Antonio, and Sunil presented their cancer research at the BMES 2018 meeting in Atlanta.

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NSF grant to Dr. Tavana

Filed in LabNews by on September 18, 2018

Dr. Tavana was awarded a grant from NSF to develop tumor models and study interactions of stroma and cancer cells. This project will also offer research opportunities to female high school students from Akron Public Schools.

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New doctoral student

Filed in LabNews by on August 18, 2018

Astha Lamichhane joined our lab as a new PhD student. Welcome!

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Our NIH/NCI grant in BMES blog

Filed in LabNews by on July 18, 2018

Our NIH/NCI grant was mentioned in the BMES blog: https://www.bmes.org/blog_home.asp?display=128

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Continuous coverage of our NIH grant in media: CBS and ABC News!

Filed in LabNews by on July 18, 2018
Continuous coverage of our NIH grant in media: CBS and ABC News!

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NIH/NCI grant

Filed in LabNews by on July 18, 2018

Dr. Tavana was awarded a new R15 grant from the National Cancer Institute of the NIH to study how drug treatments lead to cancer drug resistance and to explore new treatment strategies!

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