Professor Dean Ho featured on National Geographic Channel Special “Known Universe”.
Prof. Ho explains the application of nanodiamonds his team developed towards the treatment of cancer and a wide array of medical challenges.
Read the NatGeo press release here.
Prof. Dean Ho and the N-BASE Laboratory gratefully acknowledge the National Science Foundation CMMI and CAREER Award programs for funding the work featured on NatGeo.
Professor Dean Ho is named a recipient of the National Science Foundation CAREER Award
“The CAREER program is a foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious awards for new faculty members. The CAREER program recognizes and supports early career development of those teacher-scholars who are most likely to become the academic leaders of the 21st century. CAREER awardees are selected on the basis of creative, career-development plans that effectively integrate research and education within the context of the mission of their respective institutions.”
See the Northwestern News Release here.
Prof. Dean Ho and the N-BASE Laboratory gratefully acknowledge the support of the National Science Foundation CAREER Award program.
Journal Publication: Ultrananocrystalline Diamond Thin Films Functionalized with Therapeutically Active Collagen Networks
Reference: Houjin Huang, Mark Chen, Paola Bruno, Robert Lam, Erik Robinson, Dieter Gruen, and Dean H0, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2009, 113 (10), pp 2966–2971
Download the paper here.
Professor Dean Ho receives the 2008 Distinguished Young Alumnus Award from the UCLA School of Engineering and Applied Science
Professor Dean Ho is named Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Laboratory Automation (JALA) which specializes in technologies for diagnostics, drug screening/development, and therapeutics
See the press release here.
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Professor Dean Ho gives invited lectures in Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO) Conference in Snowbird, Utah, and the Med-X Institute at Shanghai Jiaotong University, China.
Dr. Ho and N-BASE gratefully acknowledge the kind invitations from the FNANO organizers and Med-X faculty!
Nanodiamond device developed by Prof. Ho and colleagues for localized and sustained chemotherapy is published in ACS Nano and featured in Reuters, CNBC, MSNBC, Yahoo News, ABC News, Scientific American, and over 100 international news outlets.
This work demonstrated consistent release of a chemotherapeutic for ~ one month, and will serve as the foundation for future work towards the development of an advanced multi-therapeutic microfilm device with enhanced delivery specificity. The N-BASE group gratefully acknowledges collaborations with Prof. Eiji Osawa of the NanoCarbon Research Institute in Nagano Japan. The N-BASE group also gratefully acknowledges funding from the V Foundation for Cancer Research, National Science Foundation Center for Scalable and Integrated NanoManufacturing (SINAM), Wallace H. Coulter Foundation, and National Insitutes of Health for this work.
The ACS Nano paper can be downloaded here.
Key press releases can be found here:
Northwestern University Press Release (With Audio): Please click here.
National Science Foundation News Story: Please click here.
National Science Foundation Engineering Directorate News Story: Please click here.
Professor Dean Ho is named a recipient of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers John G. Bollinger Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award which will be awarded in 2009
Professor Dean Ho is named a recipient of the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation Early Career Award in Translational Research
Professor Dean Ho delivers Plenary Talk in Fullerene and Nanotube Research Society International Conference held in Nagoya, Japan
Professor Dean Ho delivers Invited Talk in Nanodiamond 2008 International Conference held in St. Petersburg, Russia
Professor Dean Ho delivers Invited Talk in Diamond 2008 International Conference held in Barcelona, Spain
Professor Dean Ho to give special Invited Talk at the IMEC Visionary Symposium in Leuven, Belgium
Professor Dean Ho featured on ‘Nanotech Today’ to discuss nanodiamond-based platforms for sustained drug delivery developed by Prof. Ho and his colleagues.
Nanotech Today YouTube Broadcast: Part 1 of the interview can be viewed here.
Nanotech Today YouTube Broadcast: Part 2 of the interview can be viewed here.
Professor Dean Ho named Section Editor for IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine
Research by N-BASE Laboratory featured in the ‘Excellence in Research’ section of the Northwestern University Annual Report
Research from N-BASE Laboratory wins First Place in Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management InNUvation Venture Competition (Biotic Laboratories)
Professor Dean Ho serves as Guest Editor for Special Issue on Bionanotechnology for the Journal of the Association for Laboratory Automation
Professor Dean Ho serves as Guest Editor for IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine Special Issue in Nano-Engineered Medicine
Robert Lam and Karen Liu, N-BASE graduate students are named National Science Foundation National Center for Learning and Teaching (NCLT) in Nanoscale Science and Engineering Nanoscholars. Congratulations!
Copolymeric Nanofilm Platform for Controlled and Localized Therapy developed by
Northwestern University press release can be found here.
UCLA press release can be found here.
The ACS NANO manuscript can be found here.
Key Press Releases can be found here:
Professor Dean Ho is one of 15 cancer researchers in the nation awarded a V Foundation for Cancer Research V Scholars Award. Professor Ho and the members of the N-BASE Laboratory gratefully acknowledge support from the V Foundation.
The press release can be found here.
More information pertaining to the V Foundation for Cancer Research can be found here.
Research from N-BASE Laboratory that demonstrates the use of Nanodiamonds to deliver cancer therapeutics is featured on CNN, Popular Science, United Press International, National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health, Cancer Research UK, the Northwestern University Homepage, Yahoo, NSTI, and over 50 international news outlets.
The Nano Letters manuscript can be found here
Recent key press releases can be found here:
An extended partial list of press coverage can be found here.
N-BASE Laboratory publishes Cover Article in current issue of NANO (World Scientific, Chief Editor: Sumio Iijima)
Prof. Dean Ho invited to serve as Visiting Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Peking University
Prof. Dean Ho delivers invited talk at Harvard Medical School
Professor Dean Ho delivered a Keynote Presentation at the IEEE Nanomedicine International Conference
Professor Dean Ho and Dr. Erik Pierstorff publish Cover Article in the Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.Cover Artwork (courtesy of Cassanna Ouellette and Prof. Dean Ho) can be found here.The article can be downloaded here.
Prof. Dean Ho invited to serve on Editorial Boards of the Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology and Advanced Science Letters
Eric Shin, Brian Huang, and Shiva Daram are recipients of the McCormick Office for Corporate Relations Partners Grants.
Professor Dean Ho is selected as a New Faces of Engineering awardee nominated by the IEEE
Dr. Houjin Huang selected for Katten Muchin Rosenman Travel Scholarship from the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
Dr. Erik Pierstorff’s poster at the 2007 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting selected as nominee for best poster
Professor Dean Ho elected as a Leading Health Professional of the World (Cambridge, England) Citation: For contributions to Nanoscale Medicine
Professor Dean Ho to serve on IEEE-NEMS 2006 Technical Program Committee. Please visit www.ieee-nems.org
Professor Ho publishes chapter in Nanotechnology: Science, Innovation, and Opportunity, featuring a foreword by Senators Joe Lieberman and George Allen.
Professor Dean Ho selected to Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals
Paper authored by Professor Ho on bio-functionalized fuel cell polymers cited in 2 Current Opinion Review Articles:
Professor Ho’s work on protein-based energetic materials featured as Cover Article in Nanotechnology (Artwork by Cassanna Ouellette)
Professor Ho's work on protein-functionalized proton exchanged membranes highlighted in Nature Nanozone. Please click here for news article (article provided 'Nanozone' in PDF format in email)
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