Honors & News
December 17, 2010
Dr. Danielle Benoit was featured on WXXI's
Healthy Fridayon December 17, discussing
Polymers and biomedical materials in health related issues Vitamin D Guidelines.
October 4, 2010
Dr. Danielle Benoit Receives Funding From the I Care I Cure Foundation.
Dr. Danielle Benoit's ALSF grant has received co-funding from the I Care I Cure Foundation. The Benoit lab was one of three chosen from all 2010 ALSF grants. The I Care I Cure Foundation supports the development of, and raises public awareness about, cutting-edge, targeted therapies for childhood cancer, so the treatment of childhood cancer will be gentler and more tolerable.
April 29, 2010
Dr. Danielle Benoit Receives Grant From ALSF Foundation
Dr. Danielle Benoit's ( BME) Young Investigator Grant titled:
Targeted polymeric parthenolide carriers to treat childhood AML, has been selected by ALSF's Scientific Advisory Board for funding. Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ASLF) has raised over $30 million dollars for pedatric cancer research since 2004, and is committed to finding a cure for all types of childhood cancers.
February 25, 2010
BME Undergraduate Hannah Watkins Awarded Prestigious Xerox Undergraduate Fellowship
The SEAS Xerox Undergraduate Fellows Program is a highly competitive program to provide engineering undergraduates with an opportunity to participate in a research experience in SEAS during the summer preceding their senior year. Additionally, students will receive independent study course credit for the continuation of their work during the fall and spring semesters of their senior year. Selection criteria include research interests, competitive academic performance, and intellectual ability and curiosity. Hannah will continue her work in the Benoit Lab focusing on Hydrogel Culture Environments for Regenerative Medicine Applications.
- Development and in vitro assessment of enzymatically-responsive poly(ethylene glycol) hydrogels for the delivery of therapeutic peptides. Biomaterials. 35, 9719-30. (2014 Dec 01).
- Degradable hydrogels for spatiotemporal control of mesenchymal stem cells localized at decellularized bone allografts. Acta Biomater. 10, 3431-41. (2014 Aug 01).
- Poly(styrene-alt-maleic anhydride)-based diblock copolymer micelles exhibit versatile hydrophobic drug loading, drug-dependent release, and internalization by multidrug resistant ovarian cancer cells. Biomacromolecules. 15, 2629-41. (2014 Jul 14).