Congratulations to Dr. Elizabeth Smith for being awarded the Hartwell Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship! Her proposal was titled “Nanotherapies for the treatment of Rett syndrome.”
Best of luck to Dr. Soo-Young Kim, who is moving on to a position with Dr. Xu at Virginia Commonwealth University!
Congrats to Prof. Kannan Rangaramanujam for receiving the Arnall Patz Distinguished Professorship. This endowed professorship was created to honor Dr. Arnall Patz, a world-renowned scientist and the fourth director of the Wilmer Eye Institute. Professor Kannan gave a lecture entitled “Thinking Big by Going Small: Targeted Nano Therapies for Retinal Disorders” in acceptance of this honor.
We wish the best to Dr. Ozgul Gok, who is returning home and pursuing professorships in Turkey!
Congratulations to Dr. Sujatha Kannan on being named the next Richard J. Traytsman Endowed Chair for Anesthesiology Research!
Dr. David Loane from the University of Maryland School of Medicine visits to give a talk titled: NOXious Neuroinflammation in the TBI Brain.
Good luck to Dr. Yi-An Lin, who is departing for a position as a senior scientist at Illumina in San Diego!
Congratulations to Jane Jiangyu Li for completing her Masters thesis! She is going on to work as a researcher at Admera Health!
Congratulations to Fan Zhang on his successful thesis defense! Fan’s thesis is on developing dendrimer-drug conjugates for the treatment of central nervous system disorders. He will be continuing his research career at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center as a postdoctoral fellow.
The Kannan Group welcomes new Ph.D. candidate Josh Porterfield! Josh studied chemical engineering at Cornell University.
The Kannan Group welcomes Dr. Soo-Young Kim from the National Institute of Health.
The Kannan Lab enjoys a Thanksgiving lunch at Woodlands Indian Restaurant. Happy Thanksgiving!
The Kannan Group welcomes new Ph.D. candidate Kevin Liaw. Kevin studied chemical engineering at Princeton University.
The Kannan Group welcomes new postdoctoral candidates Anjali and Rishi Sharma! Both are experts in polymer chemistry and will be invaluable resources for our research.
Congratulations to Elizabeth Tucker
for winning the 2015 Young Investigator Award at the 2015 World Molecular Imaging Congress. Click here
to read more about her award-winning work!
Dr. Allan Hoffman (University of Washington Department of Bioengineering) visits the Center for Nanomedicine in the Wilmer Eye Institute. Dr. Hoffman is known for his work in polymeric biomaterials for drug delivery and diagnostic assays. Thank you for a great talk, Dr. Hoffman!
Congratulations to Dr. Fengyuan Yang for graduating with his Ph.D. degree!
Congrats to postdoctoral fellow Elizabeth Nance
for being selected to the prestigious ‘Forbes 30 under 30’ list. Click here
for full story.
Postdoctoral candidate Elizabeth Nance
wins the Burroughs Wellcome early CAREER Award! Click here
for full story.
The Center for Nanomedicine is featured in Hopkins Medicine Magazine! Click here
to learn more.
Sujatha Kannan and her team
win the Annual Scientific Award of Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)! Click here
to read more about this great achievement.
Our work featured is on NBC/Al Jazeera media! Check out the link below to learn more about our efforts to treat cerebral palsy with nanotechnology.
Our work on “Dendrimer-based postnatal therapy for cerebral palsy” has appeared in Science Translational Medicine.
for the full paper. This work has also been highlighted in Science (here
, and here
, and Global News
The Kannan Group has moved to the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Medical School. We will now be conducting research as part of the Center for Nanomedicine.
August 11, 2010
Kannan Group collaborator Dr. Roberto Romero is named the “Health Care Hero” by Crain’s Detroit Business
newspaper. Congratulations, Dr. Romero! Read the full article here
July 20, 2010
Our cerebral palsy work is highlighted in New Science Magazine
. Read the full article here
February 25, 2010
Our work on developing nanodevices for early diagnosis of intra-amniotic infections is featured in Wayne State University News Release! Click here to read the full article.
August 16, 2009
Kannan and Sujatha are highlighted in Crain’s Detroit Business
! They discuss the benefits of the unique dendrimer platform in targeting neuroinflammation to fight cerebral palsy. Learn more about it here
September 28, 2006
Our in vitro dendrimer drug therapy work, in collaboration with the Karmanos Group, is featured in Michigan Small Tech
news. Read the full article here
September 25, 2006
The Kannan Group is featured in Wayne State University’s Exemplar
magazine. Learn more about it here.
April 3, 2006
Our work on dendrimer nanoparticles and their impact on drug resistant tumor cells is featured in the National Cancer Institute Nano News! Learn more about it at here.