News

    • Congratulations to Behzad Farshid on successfully completing his doctoral dissertation defense - May 2015
    • Congratulations to Gaurav Lalwani on successfully completing his doctoral dissertation defense - Feb 2015
    • Congratulations to Shruti Kanakia on successfully completing her doctoral dissertation defense - Dec 2014
    • Congratulations to Yahfi for acceptance into the 'Med to Grad' program by Stony Brook University - Jul 2014
    • Congratulations to Sayan Mullick Chowdhury for successfully completing his dissertation defence - Jul 2014
    • Shruti's abstract 'Safety and Efficacy Evaluation Of Novel Graphene-Based Nanoparticles as an MRI Blood Pool Agent' has been ranked as one of the highest ranked trainee abstract in the discipline of molecular imaging at the annual conference of International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Shruti has received a trainee award to travel to Milan, Italy this May to present at a special symposium during the annual ISMRM conference. For this year's conference, the organizers received ~6500 abstract and are expecting ~20,000 attendees. - Apr 2014
    • Research work titled 'Effects of Graphene on Mesenchymal Stem Cells' published in the journal Biomaterials. Congratualtions to Yahfi, Jason, Gaurav and Shruti! - Apr 2014
    • Congratulation to Stephen on winning the prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Award. Out of 15,000 applicants from among the nation's top STEM graduate students, only 2000 awards were made across science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Kudos!! For more details visit: http://sb.cc.stonybrook.edu/news/general/140425NASgradstudentaward.php - Apr 2014
    • Dr. Sitharaman receives the Technology Accelerator Fund (TAF) Award from the Research Foundation of Stony Brook. Congratulations! - Apr 2014
    • Congratulation to Yahfi and Shawn for successfully passing their BME qualifying exam! - Jan 2014

Recent Publication

    • In Vitro Bioactivity of One- and Two-Dimensional Nanoparticle Incorporated Bone Tissue Engineering Scaffolds
    • Tissue Engineering Part A, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1089/ten.tea.2017.0117; , 2017
    • Jason T. Rashkow, Gaurav Lalwani, Balaji Sitharaman
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    • In Vivo Hard and Soft Tissue Response of Two-Dimensional Nanoparticle Incoporated Biogradable Polymeric Scaffolds
    • ACS Biomaterial Science & Engineering; 2533-2541, 2017
    • Jason T. Rashkow, Yahfi Talukdar, Gaurav Lalwani, and Balaji Sitharaman
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    • Gene Delivery To Mammalian Cells Using A Graphene Nanoribbon Platform
    • Journal of Materials Chemistry B, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A; 2347-2354, 2017
    • Hui-Chen Chang Foreman, Gaurav Lalwani, Jaslin Kalra, Laurie T. Krug, and Balaji Sitharaman
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    • Three Dimensional Carbon Nanotube Scaffolds for Long-Term Maintenance and Expansion of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells
    • ; 1927-1939, 2017
    • Gaurav Lalwani, Michael D’Agati, Anu Gopalan, Sunny Patel, Yahfi Talukdar, Balaji Sitharaman
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    • Layer-by-Layer, Ultrasonic Spray Assembled 2D and 3D Chemically Crosslinked Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene
    • Journal of Materials Research; 370-382, 2017
    • Sunny C. Patel, Owais Alam, Dongye Zhang, Kartikey Grover, Yi-Xian Qin, Balaji Sitharaman
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    • Three-Dimensional Macroporous Graphene Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering
    • Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A; 73-83, 2017
    • Gaurav Lalwani, Michael D’Agati, Anu Gopalan, Manisha Rao, Jessica Schneller, Balaji Sitharaman
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    • Boron Nitride Nanotubes and Nanoplatelets as Reinforcing Agents of Polymeric Matrices for Bone Tissue Engineering
    • Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B; 406-419, 2017
    • Behzad Farshid, Gaurav Lalwani, Meisam Shir Mohammadi, John Simonsen, Balaji Sitharaman
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    • Nanoparticle-Facilitated Membrane Depolarization-Induced Receptor Activation: Implications on Cellular Uptake and Drug Delivery
    • ACS Biomaterial Science & Engineering; 2153–2161, 2016
    • Sayan Mullick Chowdhury, Shawn Xie, Justin Fang, Stephen K. Lee, and Balaji Sitharaman
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