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July 2023: PhD student Shayan Shafiee recognized for his Outstanding Abstract at ISOM 2023
Dec. 2022: Dr. Amit Joshi and graduate student Shayan Shafiee takes runner up in Marquette's Picture This photo contest.
- Sept. 2022: Dr. Amit Joshi has received a 5-year, $1,784,250 award from the National Institutes of Health for the project, "Leveraging genetic mapping for personalized targeting of breast cancer microenvironment," in collaboration with Drs. Anjishnu Banerjee, Benjamin Gantner, Aron Geurts, John Langenheim, Peter LaViolette, Hallgeir Rui from the Medical College of Wisconsin.
- Sept. 2022: Dr. Amit Joshi has received a shared equipment grant for the purchase of an IVIS Spectrum Imager for the Medical College of Wisconsin, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health.
- May 2022: Dr. Joshi's newly patented cationic liposomal nanoparticle seeks to make eustachian tube placement and oral antibiotic administration for pediatric otitis media patients a thing of the past.
- Dec 2020: Dr. Joshi named Vice Chair of Research and Clinical Affairs in the Marquette-Medical College of Wisconsin Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering.
- Aug 2020: Dr. Sharma selected for Young Investigator Travel Award for her contribution, Endothelial Dii4-Notch Signaling in Breast Tumor Microenvironment Influences Response to Photothermal Therapy, at the 6th annual Midwest Tumor Microenvironment Meeting held in Kansas City.
- June 2019: Dr. Gayatri Sharma was awarded the young investigator travel award and invited as a session moderator to the International Society of Otitis Media meeting in Hollywood, CA.
- 2019: Dr. Amit Joshi was invited to deliver a talk on the impact of germline genes in the tumor microenvironment on breast cancer response to photothermal therapy, SPIE Photonics West, 2019, San Francisco, CA.
- 2018: Recent BME graduate Christopher Hansen was awarded a prize for his oral presentation at the Rocky Mountain Biomedical Engineering Symposium held in Milwaukee, WI, 2018.
NIGIL seeks to train undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral scientists in all aspects of translational, optical, and multimodal image-guided interventions while innovating imaging contrasts, methods and systems for precisely targeted treatments of human diseases. For more information on becoming a student in the Nanomedicine and Image-guided Interventions Laboratory, contact Dr. Joshi.