Kaitlin Moore wins American Society of Photobiology award

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 3:39 PM

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Kaitlin Moore (Health Sciences, ’19) was awarded the Fredrick Urbach Memorial Student Travel Award by the American Society of Photobiology to present her research titled, “Nanoliposome-Based Modulation of Photosensitizer Localization to Enhance Photodynamic Therapy Efficacy” at the 2018 Annual ASP Conference.

Two CaNCURE winners at RISE 2018!

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14 CaNCURE students presented their co-op research at the 2018 Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo. This annual event features the work of over 400 students and is attended by over 2,000 industry leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, and technology enthusiasts.  Victoria D’Agostino (Bioengineering, ’19) and Neha Shankar (Health Sciences, ’19) were both awarded a first place prize. […]

Sarah Sherman awarded a Fulbright to study cancer in Botswana

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 2:54 PM

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Sarah Sherman ’17, points to her CaNCURE co-op at Massachusetts General Hospital in 2015 as a seminal moment in her Northeastern experience. Not only did she receive her first hands-on experience in cancer research—which has become her passion—but she also learned of the hospital’s work to enhance cancer care in Botswana, where she says poor […]

CaNCURE featured at RISE 2017

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Three CaNCURE students presented their CaNCURE co-op at Northeastern’s Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo.  The annual RISE event features the work of over 400 students and is attended by over 2,000 industry leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, and technology enthusiasts.  “RISE gave me a chance to share my passion for research with others both inside and […]

CaNCURE Showcase

Sunday, December 18, 2016 3:04 PM

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The CaNCURE Team would like to send out a congratulations to the 8 trainees who completed their CaNCURE co-op this December! We were so proud to see all your accomplishments at our second annual CaNCURE Co-op Showcase and to learn that for many of you, this co-op was a career-defining experience!

CaNCURE Director nationally recognized for contributions to diversity

Friday, August 5, 2016 10:26 AM

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CaNCURE Director Srinivas Sridhar was recently awarded the 2016 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Diversity Award for his outstanding contributions to improving gender and racial diversity in biomedical engineering.  “I am honored to be recognized for our work in broadening participation and diversity through the national training programs organized by the Nanomedicine Academy,” said Sridhar. “These […]

CaNCURE trainee wins American Society for Photobiology Award

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 2:53 PM

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CaNCURE trainee Zachary Silber (Health Sci, ’17),  was awarded an Frederick Urbach Memorial Student Travel Award to present the poster titled “Tumor-selective photodynamic therapy using copper-free click-conjugated liposomes” at the American Society for Photobiology Conference in Tampa, FL (May 31-26).  Zachary is currently completing his research project in laboratory of Dr. Tayyaba Hasan at Massachusetts General Hospital.

CaNCURE Alumnus wins AACR Scholarship!

Monday, February 22, 2016 9:30 AM

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Noelle Castilla-Ojo (Behavioral Neurosci, ’17), a recent graduate of the CaNCURE co-op program, has been awarded the prestigious AACR-Thomas J. Bardos Science Education Scholar Award. This award is intended to inspire young scientists to enter the field of cancer research by providing funding to attend and present at two consecutive AACR Annual Meetings.  Noelle is […]

CaNCURE Alumnus to study cancer at St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital

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We are pleased to announce that one of our CaNCURE program alumni, Sarah Sherman (Biology/English, ’17), has recently accepted a position with St. Jude’s Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) Program.  This highly competitive summer internship seeks to encourage undergraduates to pursue a career in cancer research. Program participants spend 11 weeks working alongside a clinical or […]

CaNCURE leadership recognized for their new model nanomedicine education

Monday, January 4, 2016 12:14 PM

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CaNCURE leaders Sri Sridhar and Anne van de Ven, together with with Chemical Engineering Chair Tom Webster, have established a scal­able, inter­ac­tive net­work that uses Web-​​based video­con­fer­encing to teach grad­uate courses in nanomedicine simultaneously to multiple classrooms across across the nation.  The students who attend these courses work to complete collaborative assignments that span institutions. […]