January 8, 2021 – Our research article titled “PEGylation Enables Subcutaneously Administered Nanoparticles to Induce Antigen-Specific Immune Tolerance” has been accepted for publication in Journal of Controlled Release. Congratulations Peter!

July 7, 2020 – Our review article titled “Engineering Long-Circulating Nanomaterial Delivery Systems” has been accepted for publication in Current Opinion in Biotechnology.

June 1, 2020 – Kevin passed his MS thesis defense and will join Merck to start his career in a few months. Congratulations! We wish Kevin a very successful career.

May 23, 2020 – In working with our collaborators, we have published a research article about inducing immune tolerance to reverse new-onset of type 1 diabetes in Advanced Materials !

September 9, 2019 – Welcome Yucheng Zhu to join the lab! Yucheng got his B.S. and M.S. from Shanghai Jiaotong University and Cornell University, respectively.

June 12, 2019 – Dr. Cheng received Outstanding Research Award from the Materials Science and Engineering Department. It is a recognition of the research from previous students and postdoc in the lab.

March 29, 2019 – Our lab and Dr. Andrew Magenau’s lab have been awarded a grant by National Science Foundation to develop novel polymers for reducing protein adsorption and complement activation on nanomaterials in the blood. We thank NSF for the support.