Researcher receives NIH grant to study nanomaterial approach to deliver drug therapies to retina

Divya Bijukumar, PhD The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering of the National Institutes of Health awarded a $159,000 R03 grant over two years to principal investigator Divya Bijukumar, PhD, to design and develop a novel technology to more effectively deliver therapeutic agents in the eye. Many retinal diseases, such as diabetic [...]

2022-02-23T08:04:12-06:00February 23rd, 2022|General, Research|

Rockford Researchers Studying Promising Treatments for Neurodegenerative Diseases

Dr. Xue-Jun Li Researchers at the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford found promising results in their search for a treatment to stop nerve cell degeneration that happens in some types of disorders, such as hereditary spastic paraplegia and Parkinson’s disease, which can cause significant disability. The research, published in the journal Brain, [...]

2022-02-07T09:47:53-06:00February 7th, 2022|General, Research|
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