►2018 Dec Dr. Xu received American Heart Association research grant. Congratulations!
►2018 Oct  Zhanxian Li, Hanxiao Liu, Haixia Li, Yung-Hao Tsou, Yilin Gao, Xiaoyang Xu, Weiwei Dua, Liuhe Wei, Mingming Yu paper entitled "Lysosome-targeting NIR ratiometric luminecent upcoversion nanoprobe T toward arginine" was accepted by Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical. Congratulations!
►2018 Sep Dr. Xu received New Jersey Health Foundation Innovation Grant. Congratulations!​
►2018 Aug Chengde Wu, Xiaoyang Xu* paper entitled “Exploring cutting-edge hydrogel technologies and their biomedical applications” was accepted by Bioactive Materials. Congratulations!
►2018 Aug Welcome to new PhD student william Ho.
►2018 June Yung-Hao Tsou, Xue-Qing Zhang, Yanlan Liu, He Zhu, Zhongyu Li, Jinjun Shi and Xiaoyang Xu  paper entitled " Dopant-free hydrogels with intrinsic photoluminescent and biodegradable properties " was accepted by Advanced Functional Materials. Congratulations!
►2018 May Sahla's co-author paper entitled " Bioactive Hydrogels for Bone Regeneration " is accepted by Bioactive Materials. Congratulations! 
►2018 May Our undergraduate student Sahla Syed received Highlander Student Leadership Award. Congratulations Sahla! 
►2018 May Our undergraduate student Syndey Sweet received Provost Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship Award. Good job! 
►2018 May Our undergraduate student Juliana Yang received Provost Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship Award. Congratulations!
►2018 April Nick (Yunghao) Tsou's co-author paper entitled " Boron-doped graphene nanosheets-supported Pt: highly active and selective catalyst for low temperature H2-SCR " was accepted by Nanoscale. Congratulations!



►2018 March Our graduate student Nick (Yunghao) Tsou received department graduate research award. Congratulations! 
►2018 March Our undergraduate student Sahla Syed received department undergraduate research award. Congratulations! 
►2018 March Our undergraduate student received Christen Scotti Thomas Pederson fellowship. Congratulations! 
►2018 Feb  Dr. Xiaoyang Xu’s BHI-RUN-NJIT pilot grant application has been selected for funding. The grant will also support the team to develop new generation biomaterials with biomedical application in neural regeneration. Congratulations!
►2018 Feb  Dr. Xiaoyang Xu received research grant from New Jersey Health Foundation. The grant will support Dr. Xu and his team to develop nanoparticle based drug delivery systems for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes. Congratulations!
► 2017 Oct  Lei Wang, Xin Li, Tianyu Sun, Yung-Hao Tsou, Hong Chen, Xiaoyang Xu paper entitled “Dual-functional dextran-PEG hydrogel as an antimicrobial biomedical material”  on Macromol. Biosci. Congratulation! 
► 2017 Oct  Yung-Hao Tsou, Xue-Qing Zhang, He Zhu, Sahla Syed and Xiaoyang Xu review paper entitled "Drug Delivery to the Brain across the Blood-Brain Barrier Using Nanomaterials " on Small journal.Congratulation!

► 2017 Sep  Welcome to Dr. David L. Kaplan.
► 2017 Sep  We got funding from the Faculty Seed Grant. Congratulation!
► 2017 Sep  Welcome to new group member Qing Yang.
► 2017 Sep  Welcome to new visiting scholars Dr. Mingming Yu and Dr. Zhanxian Li.
► 2017 July   Lei Wang, Benjamin Griffel, Xiaoyang Xu paper entitled “Synthesis of PLGA/lipid hybrid nanoparticles for siRNA delivery using emulsion method” on Methods in molecular Biology. Congratulation!
► 2017 May  Welcome to new group member Ronak Patel.
► 2017 April   Sahla Syed received Provost Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship. Congratulation!
► 2017 Feb   Welcome to new group member Zhongyu Li.
► 2017 Jan   Welcome to new group member Sahla Syed.
► 2017 Jan   Our "Nanomedicine as Treatment for Drug-Resistant Bacteria" project got funded from National Science Foundation. Congratulation!
► 2017 Jan   We got funding from New Jersey Health Foundation. Congratulation!
► 2016 Dec  Joe Khoneisser received the award of Undergraduate Research and Innovation(URI) Phase-2 Grant program. Congratulation!
► 2016 Nov  Joe Khoneisser received the award of Undergraduate Research and Innovation(URI) Phase-1 Grant program. Congratulation!
► 2016 Sep   Welcome to new PhD student Tianyu Sun.  
► 2016 Sep   Welcome to new group member He zhu.
► 2016 June    Yung-Hao Tsou and Marina Garis paper entitled "Highly specific colorimetric detection of DNA oxidation biomarker using gold nanoparticle/triplex DNA conjugates" on Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine.Congratulation!
► 2016 May   Yung-Hao Tsou, Joe Khoneisser and Ping-Chun Huang paper entitled "Hydrogel as a bioactive material to regulate stem cell fate" on Bioactive Materials.Congratulation!
► 2016 May   Kristen has been selected for 2016 Provost Undergraduate Summer Research program. Congratulation!
► 2016 May   Prof. Xiaoyang Xu's paper entitled "Preventing diet-induced obesity in mice by adipose tissue transformation and angiogenesis using targeted nanoparticles with drug delivery amplification" has published on PNAS. The paper has been featured by MIT News, UPI, Sina News, Baidu News, Sciencenewsjournal, Nanotechweb and many others. Congratulation. 
► 2016 Feb   Welcome to new group member Kristen.
► 2016 Feb   Angel, Michal and Marina received the award of NSF I-Corps in Spring 2016. Congratulation!
► 2015 Nov   Marina Garis received the award of NSF I-Corps in Fall 2015. Congratulation!
► 2015 Sep   Welcome to group member Montanez Nicholas, Veloz, Angel and Kierznowski, Michal.
► 2015 Sep   Welcome to new post doctoral Xin Li and Lei Wang.
► 2015 Aug   Welcome to new group member Pingchun Huang and Marina Garis.
► 2015 Aug   Yunghao Tsou has passed Ph.D candidacy exam. Congratulation!
► 2015 Jun   Joshua Bader received NSF scholarship. Congratulation!
► 2015 Mar   Welcome to new group member Joshua Bader, Meagan M. Accordino, Thurman Demetri and Macachor Myton.
► 2015 Feb   Welcome to new PhD student Qian, Lyu.
► 2015 Jan   Laboratory of Nanomedicine and healthcare Biomaterials was founded.
► 2014 Sep   Welcome to new PhD student Yunghao, Tsou.