News

    • An abstract on our recent work on the development of multifunctional 1 and 2 dimensional nanoparticles for tissue engineering, authored by Behzad Farshid and Gaurav Lalwani, has been selected as one of best abstracts (out of 6000+) at material research society's (MRS) 2013 annual Fall Meeting. We have now been invited by Dr. Gary Messing, Editor in Chief, Journal of Material Research, MRS' official journal to submit an Invited Feature Paper. Kudos!! - Dec 2013
    • Dr. Sitharaman was awarded Phase I STTR grant. Congratulations. - Dec 2013
    • Gaurav's poster titled - Cytocompatibility of Macroporous All-Carbon scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Applications was chosen as one of the 15 finalists for the poster award (out of 300 posters) at TERMIS Meeting, Atlanta. Congratulations on the terrific achievement. - Nov 2013
    • Gaurav's Acta Biomaterialia article covered in the Statesman - http://sbstatesman.com/2013/09/12/building-bones-in-the-laboratory/ - Oct 2013
    • Congratulations to Gaurav and Shruti for successfully passing their doctoral dissertation proposals and advancing to candidacy - Sep 2013
    • Dr. Sitharaman receives tenure and is promoted as Associate Professor - Sep 2013
    • Gaurav and Behzad will be giving oral presentations at the upcoming 2013 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit - December 1-6, Boston. Congratulations - Aug 2013
    • Congratulations to Shruti for winning the best poster award at the BME Research Day 2013. - Aug 2013
    • Aditi Gadgil successfully defended her MS Thesis, Congratulations! - Aug 2013
    • Gaurav Lalwani is one of the three recipients of the best poster award at the Inaugural International Translational Nanomedicine Conference (ITNANO-2013), Northeastern University, Boston. Congratulations! For news and pictures visit: http://www.northeastern.edu/itnano/ - Jul 2013

Recent Publication

    • Synthesis, Characterization, In Vitro Phantom Imaging, and Cytotoxicity of A Novel Graphene-Based Multimodal Magnetic Resonance Imaging - X-Ray Computed Tomography Contrast Agent
    • Journal of Materials Chemistry B - Accepted; , 2014
    • Gaurav Lalwani, Joe Livingston Sundararaj, Kenneth Schaefer, Terry Button and Balaji Sitharaman
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    • The Effects of Graphene Nanostructures on Mesenchymal Stem Cells
    • Biomaterials - In Press; 00, 2014
    • Yahfi Talukdar, Jason Rashkow, Gaurav Lalwani, Shruti Kanakia and Balaji Sitharaman
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    • Degradation of Graphene by Hydrogen Peroxide
    • Particle & Particle Systems Characterization - In Press; , 2014
    • Weiliang Xing, Gaurav Lalwani, Irene Rusakova and Balaji Sitharaman
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    • Quantification of single-cell nanoparticle concentrations and the distribution of these concentrations in cell population
    • Journal of the Royal Society - Interface; 0, 2014
    • Jason T. Rashkow, Sunny C. Patel, Ryan Tappero and Balaji Sitharaman
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    • Multimodal Ultrasound-Photoacoustic Imaging of Tissue Engineering Scaffolds and Blood Oxygen Saturation In and Around the Scaffolds
    • Tissue Engineering Part A - In Press; , 2014
    • Yahfi Talukdar, Pramod Avti, John Sun and Balaji Sitharaman
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    • Graphene-Based Contrast Agents for Photoacoustic and Thermoacousctic Tomography
    • Photoacoustics; 62-67, 2013
    • Gaurav Lalwani, Cai Xin, Liming Nie, Lihong V. Wang and Balaji Sitharaman
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    • Effect of Synthesis and Acid-Purification Methods on the Microwave Dielectric Properties of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Aqueous Dispersions
    • Applied Physics Letters; 133114-1-5, 2013
    • Shawn X. Xie, Fuqiang Gao, Sunny C. Patel, John H. Booske, Susan C. Hagness and Balaji Sitharaman
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    • Vasoactive Effects of Stable Aqueous Suspensions of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Hamsters and Mice
    • Nanotoxicology - In Press; 00, 2013
    • Mary D Frame, Anthony M Dewar, Sayan Mullick Chowdhury and Balaji Sitharaman
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