News Archives

12/16/2015

Congratulation to Kevin Rahn and Demetrius Harris for being selected to receive a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) award through the College of Engineering Research Initiative (CERI) for the spring term of 2016.

08/26/2015

"Fluorescence imaging enabled poly(Lactide-co-glycolide)" was accepted by Acta Biomaterialia.

08/26/2015

"Designing Next-Generation Biomaterials". Dr Yang on QMed News.

08/26/2015

Wecome Qiyao Li joining our group to pursue her PhD.

05/09/2015

Dr. Yang is promoted to the rank of professor, effective July 1, 2015.

05/05/2015

Congratulations to Demetrius Harris on receiving 2015 the Committee on Institutional Cooperation Summer Research Opportunity Program (CIC-SROP) fellowship.

04/17/2015

Congratulations to Sara Orr on her receiving 2015 Erickson Discovery Grant for undergraduate researchers.

03/23/2015

Congratulations to Samantha Kirk on her receiving 2015 PPG Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Materials.

03/15/2015

Yixue's review on circulating cell-mediated drug delivery was accepted by "ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering". Nice job.

02/13/2015

Congratulations to Gloria on her winning Penn State Student Leadership Award!

10/24/2014

The manuscript titled "Development of Injectable Citrate-based Bioadhesive Bone Implants" was accepted by " Journal of Materials Chemistry B".

10/15/2014

The manuscript titled "Citric Acid-based Hydroxyapatite Composites Scaffolds Enhance Calvarial Regeneration" was accepted by "Scientific Reports".

10/09/2014

Huck news report: "Novel chemistry turns conventional polymers into biomedical supermaterials".

09/11/2014

The collaborative work with Prof. Kytai Nguyen titled "In-situ reendothelialization via multifunctional nano-scaffolds" was accepted by ACS Nano.

08/26/2014

Congratulations to Sara Orr and Madeline Ferraro on winning College of Engineering Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) grants for Fall 14 and Spring 15.

08/19/2014

"Anti-microbial evaluation on citrate polymers" paper was featured on Frontiers Publisher website hompage.

05/02/2014

Congratulations to Spencer Seipt, Carina Chu, Samuel Vilchez, Bardi Jahanshahi, Grace Warkulwiz on receiving their College of Engineering Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Grant for Summer 2014.

03/25/2014

Dr. Yang was appointed as an Associate Editor for "Frontiers in Biomaterials".

03/03/2014

Congratulations to Zack. His paper titled "Development of Intrinsically Photoluminescent and Photostable Polylactones" was accepted by "Advanced Materials".

2/18/2014

The article titled "Design strategies for fluorescent biodegradable polymeric biomaterials" has been selected as a Most Accessed Manuscript for 2013 for the Journal of Materials Chemistry B.

2/6/2014

Yang lab on news. Link 1, Link 2

1/30/2014

Welcome undergraduate students, Spencer Seipt, Madeline Annabele Ferraro, John Fadel joining TBBL.

12/26/2013

Together with Dr. Kytai Nguyen at UTA, Dr. Yang received a multi-PI NIH/NHLBI grant to develop nanoscaffolds for in situ endothelium regeneration.

11/27/2013

Together with Dr. JT Hsieh at UTSW, Dr. Yang received a multi-PI NIH/NCI grant to develop nanotechnology for prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment.

11/17/2013

Congratulations to Jinshan. The paper titled "Click chemistry plays a dual role in biodegradble polymer design" was accepted by "Advanced Materials".

09/06/2013

Congratulations to Richard and all collaborators, the paper titled "Fabrication and characterization of biomimetic multichanneled crosslinked-urethane doped polyester nerve guides" was accepted by "JBMR A".

08/19/2013

Welcome new graduate students, Tony, Dingying, Yixue joining TBBL.

08/13/2013

Congratulation to Richard, Liang, and Chang. The paper titiled "Synthesis and Characterization of Biomimetic Citrate-Based Biodegradable Composites" was accepted by "JBMR A".

07/25/2013

Dr. Yang was invited to attend a NSF-sponsored "Advanced Biomanufacturing" workshop.

07/24/2013

Congratulation to Zhiwei. His paper titiled "Dual Growth Factor Releasing Multi-functional Nanofibers for Wound Healing" was accepted by "Acta Biomaterialia ".

06/07/2013

Congratulation to Dipendra Gyawali. His paper on "Fluorescence Imaging Enabled Biodegradable Photostable Polymeric Micelles" was accepted by "Advanced Healthcare Materials".

04/18/2013

iCMBA (adhesive biomaterials) reported by "Project Design", a Japanese business magazine.

03/18/2013

Dr. Yang receives an NSF grant through a collaboration with Dr. Li Zeng at UTA. This grant supports quality profiling study on tissue engineering scaffold fabrication.

03/13/2013

Dr. Yang serves on the editorial board for "Journal of Analytical & Molecular Techniques".

02/12/2013

Congratulation to Yi. His paper on fluorescence imaging enabled urethane-doped citrate-based biodegradable elastomers was accepted by "Biomaterials".

01/22/2013

"Mussel Compound Adds Muscle to Surgical Bioadhesives", a news report from Materials Research Society (MRS).

01/10/2013

Bioadhesive study on the PSU news.

01/10/2013

Welcome Tony Bunce and Surge Kalaba joining our lab.

10/27/2012

The paper on injectable PEGMC/HA orthopedic composites was highlighted on "Biomaterial Science Blog"

10/16/2012

Congratulation to Reza. His paper entitled "Design Strategies and Applications of Tissue Bioadhesives" was accepted by "Macromolecular Bioscience".

10/05/2012

Congratulation to Yi Zhang. His paper entitled "Design strategies for fluorescent biodegradable polymeric biomaterials" was accepted by "Journal of Materials Chemistry B".

08/16/2012

Congratulation to Reza. His paper regarding "Injectable biodegradable adhesive polymers for sutureless wound closure" is available online for "Biomaterials".

08/07/2012

We announce the birth of Tranformative Biomaterials and Biotechnology Laboratory (TBBL) at The Penn State University.

05/17/2012

Author interview by the journal "Gastrointestinal Endoscopy" was shown online.

05/16/2012

Congratulation to Dipendra, Parvathi and collaborator Dr. Kim. The paper titled "Citrate-based Biodegradable Injectable hydrogel Composites for Orthopedic Application" was accepted by a RSC journal "Biomaterials Science".

05/16/2012

Congratulation. Graduate student Reza Mehdizadeh received two awards: excellence in abstract writing for best abstract from ACES and academic excellence award from MSE department.

04/02/2012

Congratulation to Aniket Wadajkar for his paper entitled "Dual Imaging Enabled Cancer Targeting Nanoparticles" accepted by "Advanced Healthcare Materials".

03/30/2012

Dr. Kytai Nguyen and Dr. Jian Yang are getting a grant from Cancer Research Foundation of North Texas. Congratulations!

02/02/2012

UTA Maverick College Park grand opening. (Video on Youtube). Yang group research is featured on the video.

12/04/2011

Congratulation to Richard Tran, Michael Palmer, and collaborator Drs. Shou-Jiang Tang and Thomas Abell.. The EMR solution paper was accepted by a leading medical journal in endoscopy, "Gastrointestinal Endoscopy".

11/21/2011

Congratulation to a former high school summer intern, Diane Manry for her paper accepted by "Journal of High School Research". Also congratulation to high school student mentor, Dipen Gyawali.

11/11/2011

Congratulation to Richard Tran for successfully defending his PhD dissertation.

11/03/2011

Rheology study on injectable PEGMC/HA composites was accepted by "Soft Matter".

07/13/2011

The new NaCl porogen paper was accepted by Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry. Congratulations to Richard Tran.

07/06/2011

Dr. Yang received a R01 grant from NIH/NIBIB. News on 01/04/12

05/06/2011


Congratulation to Jagannath and Richard. The work on CUPE synthesis and in vivo evaluation was accepted by "Macromolecular Materials & Engineering".

05/01/2011


Michael Palmer recevied an award for his oral presentation in 27th Southern Biomedical Engineerong Conference (SBEC).

04/22/2011


Upcoming seminars: Dr. Yang will give talks at UT Dallas (05/06/11) and Biomaterials Day of Society for Biomaterials at Texas A&M (05/16/11).

04/4/2011


Interview on research in Yang lab. (Interview video included)

03/31/2011


Dr. Yang received formal approval for his tenure and promotion to Associate Professor to be effective on 09/01/2011.

02/26/2011

Dr. Yang received "2011 Outstanding Young Faculty Member Award" from College of Engineering, UTA.

01/27/2011

Dr. Yang joins editioral board of "Journal of Microbial and Biochemical Technology".

01/22/2011

Congratulation to Richard Tran on his winning "Potwin Outstanding Bioengineering Student" award.

11/12/2010

Congratulation to Richard Tran on his winning "University Scholar" award. The University created this award to formally recognize the top one percent of the student body who exemplify academic excellence.

10/29/2010

Dr. Yang was selected to receive High Impact/High Risk Research Award from Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). Dr Kytai Nguyen is the Co-PI of this award. This is the first time that UTA researchers receive CPRIT grant. Congratulation!

09/13/2010

Upcoming seminars: Dr. Yang will give seminars at Southwest Research Institute (10/12/10), Northwestern University Biomedical Engineering Department (10/21/2010), and Hong Kong BME2010 conference (11/03/10, Keynote Speaker).

09/09/2010

Yang lab research reported by UTArlington Magazine.

08/09/2010

Congratulations to Dipen Gyawali. His paper on developing injectable biomaterials for cell delivery was accepted by a leading journal "Biomaterials".

08/06/2010

Congratulations to collaborator Dr Liping Tang, blood vessel tissue engineering project received funding supports from American Heart Association. News Release!

Congratulations to collaborator Dr Kytai Nguyen, wound dressing project received funding supports from Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Norman Hackerman Advanced Research Program.

08/06/2010

Congratulations to Parvathi Nair and Shengyuan Zhou for successfully defending their MS thesis.

07/24/2010

Yang lab high school outreach on the news.
FW Star-Telegram report
The Star-Telegram story was the lead feature for Higher Education in the American Society for Engineering Education’s “First Bell” e-newsletter (July 22nd)

07/20/2010

Congratulations to Elsa Cigainero (Junior in Biology) and Ibrahim Qattan (Freshman in Biology) for receiving Summer Research Internship from College of Engineering

04/27/2010

Dr Yang received National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award. Congratulations! News Release.

03/30/2010

Congratulation to Jagannath Dey for his paper on CUPE vascular scaffold accepted by Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A.

03/08/2010

Congratulation to Richard Tran, his article on dual- crosslinking elastomer was accepted by Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Journal "Soft Matter".

02/22/2010 Congratulation to Richard Tran, his article titled "Scaffold Sheet Design Strategy for Soft Tissue Engineering" was accepted by "Materials".
10/22/2009 Congratulation to Dipen Gyawali and Richard Tran Their paper titled "Citric acid derived photocrosslinked biodegradable elastomers" was accepted by "Journal of Biomaterials Science: Polymer edition".
9/15/2009 "Creating a healthy glow". Research news on "Biophotonics" Magazine.
8/17/2009 PNAS paper featured on American Chemical Society (ACS) "Noteworthy Chemistry".
7/29/2009 Dr Yang receives funding from NIH/NIBIB for his biomaterial research.
6/30/2009 Research on The Shorthorn News
6/25/2009 Research on Biodegradable fluorescent polymers was highlighted in "In this Issue" of PNAS
6/9/2009 and 6/16/2009 Dr Yang gave a presentation and lab tours to Summer Bridge Camp and Access Camp high school students (9th -12th graders). See Pictures.
6/9/2009 Press Release on PNAS paper by UTA College of Engineering.
News release by PNAS (English Version, Chinese Version at Eurek Alert)
4/30/2009 Congratulation! Our manuscript regarding the development of biodegradable photoluminescent polymers was just accepted by prestigious "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of The United States of America (PNAS)". Congratulation to all contributors.
1/7/2009 Dr Yang gave a talk at 27th Scientific Conference of SPRBM held at Oahu, Hawaii. The title of the talk was "Novel aliphatic biodegradable photoluminescent polymers".
11/14/2008 Dr Yang gave a talk at Johns Hopkins University (MSE). The title of the talk was "Novel biodegradable polymers for tissue engineering and bioimaging".
10/22/2008  - Dr Yang gave a talk at UTSW Cancer Imaging Program. The title of the talk was "Development of functional biodegradable biomaterials for tissue engineering, drug delivery and bioimaging -- our recent progress".
8/17/2008 Congratulation! The manuscript submitted to "Biomaterials" was accepted. The title of the paper is "Development of biodegradable crosslinked urethane-doped polyester elastomers". Congratulation to Jagannath Dey.
7/24/2008 Dr. Yang attended 16th International Conference on Mechanics in Medicine and Biology held at Pittsburgh. The title of his talk is "Novel biodegradable elastomers and scaffold-sheet tissue engineering".
04/12/2007 Congratulation to Paul Thevenot and Dr Liping Tang for publishing at Tissue Engineering Part A.
6/30/2008  - Congratulations! Dr Yang was awarded a joint venture grant by UTSW-UTA Collaborative Research Program. This work is in collaboration with Drs Shiakolas(UTA), Brilakis and Banerjee (UTSW).
5/20/2008  - Dr Yang was invited as a guest speaker at Microtrac Seminar held at Fort Worth, TX. The title of the presentation was "Biodegradable elastomers for tissue engineering and drug delivery".
5/7/2008  - Yang group filed a provisional patent on developing a novel biodegradable injectable elastomer for soft tissue applications. Student contributors: Dipendra Gyawali and Richard Tran.
3/03/2008 Congratulation to Jagannath Dey to win the "Potvin Outstanding Student Award".
10/04/2007 Yang research group filed a patent titled "bio-polymer and scaffold-sheet method for tissue engineering". Congratulations to the student contributor: Jagannath Dey.
08/05/2007 Dr.Yang is invited to speak at CIE-DFW convention on Aug. 25.
07/31/2007  - Research on the news
05/25/2007 Congratulations! Dr Yang received grant from American Heart Association (AHA)
05/24/2007 Welcome Richard Tran, Santosh Gautam to join our research group.
05/17/2007 Dr Yang is invited as a review panel memeber for a NIH study section.
04/12/2007 Congratulations! Dr Yang was awarded a UTA Research Enhancement Program Grant.
03/20/2007  - Congratulations! Dr Yang was awarded a joint venture grant by UTSW-UTA Collaborative Research Program. This work is in collaboration with Drs Shiakolas(UTA), Brilakis and Banerjee (UTSW).
02/18/2007  - We are glad to announce the birth of our lab website
02/10/2007  - Dr Yang was invited as a NIH/NIBIB study section member
 
   

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