CaNCURE Director nationally recognized for contributions to diversity

Saturday, November 28, 2020 2:29 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 alumni create Nanotechnology Club!

Saturday, November 28, 2020 2:29 AM

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Jordan Harris and fellow CaNCURE Alums Jeremy Thong, Soleil Doggett, and Joey Nneji have created the first Nanotechnology Club on campus.  Come join us for the first meeting on December 9!  The club aims to increase undergraduate accessibility to and student interest in the nanotechnology field through educational seminars where local scientists, graduate students, and […]

CaNCURE leadership receives NSF Innovations in Graduate Education Award

Saturday, November 28, 2020 2:29 AM

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CaNCURE leaders Srinivas Sridhar and Anne L. van de Ven have received a $0.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a Nanomedicine Academy that spans 5 institutions including Northeastern University, Morgan State University, Tuskegee University, Florida International University, and University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez. This newest program leverages Northeastern’s expertise in nanomedicine […]

CaNCURE students present career-defining research

Saturday, November 28, 2020 2:29 AM

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Fifteen undergraduate CaNCURE trainees presented their co-op research at the 1st Annual CaNCURE Nanomedicine Day on June 15, 2015.  A total of 40 interactive, digital research posters were prepared by undergraduate and graduate students engaged in nanomedicine research. The event was resounding success, with over 100 students, faculty, and researchers attending to support CaNCURE and […]

Celebrating 10 years of Nanomedicine education!

Saturday, November 28, 2020 2:29 AM

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In the past 10 years, Northeastern University has received over $7.6M to support education in Nanomedicine. Starting with NSF IGERT awards in 2005 and 2010, followed by an NCI R25 award in 2014, faculty at Northeastern University have built a robust education program to train both undergraduate and doctoral students in nanomedicine. Northeastern University will […]

Nanomedicine PhD training program reports unprecedented success!

Saturday, November 28, 2020 2:29 AM

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A recent report published by the leadership of the CaNCURE team, “Essential components of a successful doctoral program in nanomedicine“, attests to the ability of Northeastern University to provide education and training in nanomedicine. The IGERT Nanomedicine Science and Technology Program is a unique interdisciplinary graduate education program that combines experiential research, didactic learning, networking, […]

CaNCURE awarded $1.15M!

Saturday, November 28, 2020 2:29 AM

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Northeastern University Professor Srinivas Sridhar has received a $1.15 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to implement a training program in cancer nanomedicine.   The cen­ter­piece of the new pro­gram, which is called “CaN­CURE: Cancer Nanomed­i­cine Co-​​ops for Under­grad­uate Research Expe­ri­ences,” is a unique part­ner­ship between North­eastern and the Ini­tia­tive to Elim­i­nate Cancer Dis­par­i­ties […]