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in the News:
Nov. 6, 2013: Microneedle technology developed in the Hammond and Irvine labs by recent grad Dr. Pete Demuth was featured on PBS NOVA "Making Stuff Safer"
ACS Nano 2013 DOI: 10.1021/nn4047925 article on LbL siRNA/chemotherapy combination nanoparticles was featured in the news:
July 2, 2013: "Nanoparticles, made to order – inside and out" – MIT News featuring Adv. Mater. 2013 DOI: 10.1002/adma.201302025
July 1, 2013: "Scalable Manufacture of Built-to-Order Nanomedicine: Spray-Assisted Layer-by-Layer Functionalization of PRINT Nanoparticles" featured on the frontpiece of Advanced Materials.
July 2013: Sci. Transl. Med. 2013, 5, 191ra83 featured in the Boston Globe, "MIT nanotech research targets bone repair surgery: Producing a superglue for implants"; in Chemical & Engineering News, "Longer lasting artificial joints"; and in the NIH Director's Blog, "Promoting the longtime marriage of bone and implant."
June 26, 2013: "Osteogenesis from multilayered implants" featured on the cover of Science Translational Medicine. Listen to a podcast of Prof. Hammond discussing this work.
May 23, 2013: ACS Nano 2013 DOI: 10.1021/nn4010n featured in Chemical & Engineering News "Bandages Silence Genes"
April 24, 2013: Professor Hammond was elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
March 27, 2013: Watch a biography of Prof. Hammond from the Chemical Heritage Foundation's Catalyst Series: Women in Chemistry featuring short films highlighting 8 leading women in chemistry.
March 16, 2013: Listen to a podcast from the Museum of Science featuring Prof. Hammond and her collaborators discussing microneedle delivery of DNA vaccines.
Micro-needles could painlessly tattoo DNA vaccines into the skin Fox News Jan. 29, 2013
Featuring Nature Materials 2013 DOI: 101038/NMAT3550
a clip of Prof. Hammond featured on channel WCBV
Chronicle show "Gamechangers":
Inside Science TV - August 2012
Paula Hammond finds big potential in molecules
delivery: Loaded-up microsponges
Nature Materials by Wade W. Grabow & Luc Jaeger (March 22, 2012)
Delivering RNA with tiny sponge-like spheres
MITnews by Anne Trafton (February 27, 2012)
TheBostonChannel.com - January 24, 2012
Forbes by John Farrel - January 10, 2012
Technology Review by Anne Trafton - November 1, 2011.
Enhance Solar-Cell Output:
Chemical and Engineering News (C&EN) by Mitch Jocoby - August 15, 2011
Paula Hammond On Creating Batteries That Release Energy
National Cancer Institute - May 2011
Azonano.com - May 16, 2011.
carbon nanotubes in lithium batteries dramatically
improves energy capacity
Printed Electronics World: Enhancing the power of
MIT Professor Honored As Scientist of the Year
Promise of Solar Energy Tech TV, 04/27/09. Professor Hammond talks about the promise of solar energy and why MIT is uniquely positioned to help realize that promise.
Batteries Invisible to the Naked Eye
Medicine's Next Big Thing: MIT Breakthroughs
In Search of Forever
on the horizon: Electrochemical Energy
Polymer Electrolyte Improves Fuel Cell Performance
Paula Hammond: watching me, watching you
'Micro Pharmacy' Inside
Roll-up fuel cells
Materials Could Help Engineer a New Liver
Viruses for the
Viruses rise to the
researchers build tiny batteries with viruses
Nature and the fabrication of novel materials
Materials Today, January 2005.
Spider Silk Wear
ScienCentral News, 2/5/04
MIT Lab Works to Mimic Spider Silk
MIT News, 4/18/03
Softer, Pliable Electronics
Hammond Group Members' News:
Nov 12, 2013: Nisarg Shah won the Collegiate Inventors Silver Award for his invention, "A Bioactive Interface for Implant Bonding and Tissue Repair". As a Finalist in this prestigious and highly competitive national competition, he traveled to Washington DC to present to the most influential patent and invention experts in the nation.
Nov 9, 2013: Julia Sun, an undergraduate research group member working on growth factor containing thin films for wound healing with postdoc Ben Almquist, won first place in the AIChE Undergraduate Poster Contest at the 2013 Annual Meeting. Congratulations to Julia!
7, 2013: Congratulations to Nisarg Shah for being selected
as a finalist in the 2013 Collegiate
Inventors Competition! Each year 6-7
innovations are selected from North American
universities for the final.
7, 2013: Congratulations to
Shah and Peter DeMuth
on receiveing the ACS POLY Award for excellence in
graduate polymer research!
May 4th, 2012: Congratulations
to our Ph.D. graduate Dr. Rebecca Ladewski.
March 22nd, 2012: Congratulations to our Ph.D. graduate Dr. Michael Petr.
March 15th, 2012: Welcome to postdoc Erik Dreaden who joined the Hammond Labs.
February 18th, 2012: Professor Hammond was selected a 2012 ACS POLY Division Fellow.
February 1st, 2012: Welcome to postdocs Brian S. Aitken and Wonjoon Choi who joined the Hammond Labs.
December 13th, 2011: Congratulations to our Ph.D. graduate Dr. Dan Bonner.
2011: Welcome to postdocs Sun Hwa Lee and Benjamin Almquist who joined the
June 4th, 2011: Welcome to Hammond lab alums joining us for the Hammond Labs Reunion.
June 3rd, 2011: Happy commencement day to our Ph.D. graduates: Anita, Jessie, Amanda, Daniel S., and Zhiyong.
May 11th, 2011: Congratulations to our Ph.D. graduate Dr. Anita Shukla.
May 9th, 2011: Congratulations to our Ph.D. graduate Dr. Sze Yinn (Jessie) Wong.
April 4th, 2011: Congratulations to undergraduate student Jean Fang, who is a UROP working with graduate student Anita Shukla, for taking first place for her presentation at the Spring 2011 AIChE Northeast Student Regional Conference!
March 18th, 2011: Congratulations to graduate student Daniel Bonner, who won first place in the 2011 Program for Polymer Science and Technology Poster Contest!
March 2nd, 2011: Professor Hammond was one of the top 100 Materials Scientists for 2000-2010 released by Thomson-Reuters identifying the world’s top materials scientists who achieved the highest citation impact scores for their papers (articles and reviews).
January 6th, 2011: Congratulations to our Ph.D. graduate Dr. Zhiyong Poon.
December 13th, 2010: Congratulations to our Ph.D. graduate Dr. Amanda Engler.
December 8th, 2010: Congratulations to our Ph.D. graduate Dr. Daniel Schmidt.
December 4th, 2009: Professor Hammond is elected as a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) for outstanding contributions to the design of novel biomaterials and carriers for drug delivery.