Congrats Erica Wagner for the Early Research & Creative Endeavor Award!

At Northeastern University’s College of Engineering, a second-year student can be at the forefront of groundbreaking medical research. That’s exactly where Erica Wagner, a bioengineering major, finds herself right now. Working in the lab of BioE Assistant Professor Ambika Bajpayee, Wagner has been on the front lines of the creation of a new method of treatment for intervertebral disc issues. She recently received an Early Research and Creative Endeavor Award from Northeastern for this work. Read more

Check out our new paper in Nature Rheumatology Reviews

Cartilage-targeting drug delivery: Can electrostatic interactions help?  The article provides our perspective on the utilization of charge-charge (electrostatic) interactions to enhance drug penetration and transport into cartilage, and to enable sustained binding of drugs within the tissue’s highly negatively charged extracellular matrix.  [read more]