LAB NEWS

  • Jun. 2020     Jackline's first-author review with co-authors Henry and Michael is accepted for publication by Frontiers in Immunology! We hope to use this review as the basis for our immunomodulation in sepsis project. Well done by everyone!

  • Jun. 2020     Our lab receives a Maryland Industrial Partnership Grant from MTechUMD. This work is done in collaboration with a Maryland small biotech company working on infectious diseases!

  • Apr. 2020.      Nhu formally joins the lab as the lab's 3rd Ph.D. student. Welcome Nhu!

  • Mar. 2020      Ryan is chosen to receive the ICTR Innovative Collaboration Pilot Grant to study new approaches to cancer vaccine development. This project will be carried out with co-PI Nevil Singh from UMSOM. Congrats to all!

  • Feb. 2020       Ryan is chosen to receive the 2020 AAI Early Career Faculty Travel Grant. Congrats!

  • Jan. 2020        Our co-authored manuscript is published in Gastroenterology! This paper represents the significant labor that goes into preclinical development of nanotechnologies. This paper describes the development of TIMP-GLIA by Cour Pharma for the treatment of Celiac disease. Takeda has subsequently licensed TIMP-GLIA and a Phase I and II clinical trial have been successfully completed! Congrats to all involved in this massive effort! I can't wait to see what the future holds.

  • Jan. 2020        Ryan participated as an external judge at the Francis Scott Key Elementary School Science Fair. The students did a fantastic job, congrats!

  • Nov. 2019       Ryan is appointed as an Associate Member of the Program in Oncology at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center.

  • Nov. 2019      Nhu Truong joins the lab as a rotation student in the PSC Ph.D. program. Welcome Nhu! 

  • Oct. 2019        Jackline receives the President's Entrepreneurial Fellowship fro UM Ventures to learn about how to translate technologies developed in academia. Congrats Jackline!   

  • Oct. 2019        Ryan and Atanu present at the Biomedical Engineering Society Annual meeting in Philiadelphia. The lab presented 2 posters and 1 collaborative poster with the Szeto Lab at UMBC.

  • Oct. 2019        Atanu presents a poster at the Drexel Immunomodulation Symposium in Philiadelphia. Ryan and Jackline also attend. Well done Atanu!

  • Sept. 2019      Noel Thomas joins the lab for her research practicum project from Baltimore Polytechnic High School. Welcome Noel, we look forward to having you in the lab!

  • Aug. 1, 2019   Our summer intern, Andrea Cottingham, presents her poster at the UMB School of Pharmacy research day. Congrats Andrea, great job! 

  • Jul. 2019          Ryan presents at the Controlled Release Society Annual Meeting in Valencia, Spain! 

  • Jul. 2019          Ryan presents at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting in Chicago!

  • Jul. 1, 2019      The lab publishes its first paper in Biomaterials with the Shea lab at University of Michigan entitled, "Cargo-less nanoparticles program innate immune cell responses to Toll-like receptor activation." Ryan is co-corresponding author with Lonnie Shea. Congrats!

  • Jun. 10, 2019   Andrea Cottingham joins the lab as a summer intern from Salisbury University as part of the Pharmaceutical Sciences intern program. Welcome Andrea!

  • May 29, 2019  Darien Campisi joins the lab as a summer intern from University of North Carolina as part of the Nathan Schnaper Intern Program (NSIP). Welcome Darien!

  • Mar. 11, 2019  Jackline receives a travel award from the Shock Society to present her work on nanoparticle-induced immunomodulation in sepsis. Congrats!

  • Jan. 24, 2019   Ryan is chosen to receive the AACP New Investigator Award. This grant will be used to support our nanoparticle-sepsis project! 

  • Jan. 7, 2019     Brianna Scotland joins the lab as a first year PSC rotation student. Welcome Brianna!

  • Dec. 13, 2018  The lab receives a MIPS Phase 2 award from Maryland Industrial Partnerships to support our collaborative research project with Nostopharma. Ryan is a co-I with Dr. Stephen Hoag.  

  • Nov 7, 2018     Henry Kamdem joins the lab as a P3 student at the UMB School of Pharmacy. Welcome Henry!

  • Oct 26, 2018    The lab receives notification from the UMB Institute for Clinical & Translational Research that they will fund our voucher application to study nanoparticle-mediated cellular reprogramming! 

  • Oct 23, 2018    Joyce Alemgang joins the lab as an intern from Baltimore City Community College (BCCC). Welcome Joyce!

  • Oct 23, 2018    Michael McDaniel joins the lab as a P3 student at the UMB School of Pharmacy. Welcome Michael! 

  • Oct 19, 2018    Ryan presents the lab's first invited conference talk at the BMES conference in Atlanta, GA. 

  • Aug 20, 2018    Jackline Joy Lasola joins the lab as a rotation student. Welcome Jackline!

  • Jul 25, 2018       Jeffrey Baffoe-Bonnie joins the lab as a rotation student. He comes to us with a background in Biology (Neuroscience) and Biotechnology. Welcome Jeffrey!

  • Jul 23, 2018      Ryan presents the lab's first poster at the Controlled Release Society Annual Meeting in New York City! Come visit our poster #250.

  • Jul 1, 2018        The Pearson Lab joins the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.              

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