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Azarin Group

Our group studies the role of the cell microenvironment in development of healthy and diseased tissues for applications in regenerative medicine and cancer therapeutics. In particular, we focus on cell-cell interactions, soluble signaling and development of biomaterials to control cell behavior.

Recent News

November 2017: The lab was awarded a Transformational Award from the Dr. Ralph and Marian Falk Medical Research Trust to integrate focal therapy and immunotherapy with scaffolds that capture metastatic cells in vivo. This is a collaborative effort with Dr. John Bischof (Mechanical Engineering) and Dr. Yoji Shimizu (Laboratory Medicine and Pathology).

November 2017: Congratulations to Frankie and Jenny for receiving poster awards at the Institute for Engineering in Medicine Annual Conference!

November 2017: Welcome to new group members Paulina Eberts, Kristen Lemke, and Qiuge Zhang!

October 2017: Frankie, Hannah and Ray presented their work at the AIChE Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN.