Dr. Donald McEachron, teaching professor in BIOMED, gave an invited talk titled "We All Got Rhythms but Can We All Stay in Synch?" at the IEEE Philadelphia Section Night Meeting, held January 19, 2016 at the Sheraton University City, Philadelphia, PA.
Dr. Kara Spiller, assistant professor in BIOMED, received a 5-year $2M NIH R01 grant for the project titled "Understanding and Controlling Macrophage Behavior in Angiogenesis." The project's goal is to better understand the relationship between the body’s natural healing process and tissue regeneration and to develop a drug delivery strategy to grow blood vessels using immune system cells called macrophages. Dr. Spiller and her project were featured in a January 5, 2016 DrexelNOW story titled "Harnessing the Body’s Immune System to Heal Wounds Naturally."
Dr. Kara Spiller, assistant professor in BIOMED, was featured in a December 21, 2015 BillyPenn.com post as one of the most dynamic young STEM leaders in Philadelphia. The post mentions how Dr. Spiller and her team are designing unique drug delivery strategies that harness the body’s immune system to naturally promote tissue repair and regeneration.