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CNM Research One Pager: Nanoscale Shunts for Treating Glaucoma

Read about Dr. Ian Pitha’s work to create shunts by spinning fibers 1000 times thinner than a human hair that can release medication to prevent the formation of scar tissue after glaucoma surgery and can change diameter over time to control intraocular pressure. Click the link below for additional information and a link to the full research paper.

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New! Introducing CNM Research One Pagers!

Checkout our first CNM Research One Pager -- a concise overview of CNM research on mucus-penetrating DNA nanoparticles for inhaled gene therapies, including the challenges involved and the importance of developing these delivery vehicles for treating many diseases. Click the link below for more information and a link to the complete research paper.

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Congratulations to Dr. Qingguo Xu and Dr. Gregg Duncan for receiving the 2018 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award!

Check out our news section for more information on their awards and also our other latest updates!

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Naming of the second recipient of the Arnall Patz Distinguished Professorship

CNM Co-Director, Dr. Kannan Rangaramanujam, to be named the second recipient of the Arnall Patz Distinguished Professorship on April 27, 2017.

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Pioneer in Nanomedicine 2017

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Pioneer in Nanomedicine 2017

Pioneer in Nanomedicine 2017

Dr. Nicholas Peppas was honored with the inaugural Center for Nanomedicine Pioneer in Nanomedicine Award on February 17, 2017. Learn more here.

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NanoDDS 2016

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NanoDDS 2016

NanoDDS: 14th International Nanomedicine and Drug Delivery Symposium

NanoDDS was co-chaired by Dr. Justin Hanes, Director of the Center for Nanomedicine, and held at Johns Hopkins University from September 16-18, 2016. Thank you to everyone who attended, making the largest meeting yet!

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Alternative Methods of Drug Delivery to the Eye

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Alternative Methods of Drug Delivery to the Eye

Alternative Methods of Drug Delivery to the Eye

Many patients worry about not being able to get their eye drops into their eyes. They may miss their eyes with squeeze bottles, or in some cases scratch their eyes. Dr. McDonnell and his team develop alternative methods of delivering medicine to patients’ eyes without eye drops. Watch the video here.

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CNM Research Published in PNAS

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CNM Research Published in PNAS

CNM Research Published in PNAS

The paper "Combination therapy with BPTES nanoparticles and metformin targets the metabolic heterogeneity of pancreatic cancer" is published online here.

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Modified Protein Reverses Liver Cirrhosis in Rats

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Modified Protein Reverses Liver Cirrhosis in Rats

Modified Protein Reverses Liver Cirrhosis in Rats

CNM researchers under Dr. Seulki Lee have shown that PEGylated TRAIL can successfully reverse liver cirrhosis in rats. Read the full story here.

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Journal of Controlled Release Special Issue

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Journal of Controlled Release Special Issue

Journal of Controlled Release Special Issue

CNM faculty members served as the editorial board for the two-part North America Special Issue of JCR, which they hope will serve to celebrate the advancements made in drug delivery, as well as inspire the next generation. Read their editorial here.

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