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Welcome to the Biomedical Polymer Science Laboratory. We are interested in understanding the interactions of materials and the cells. Our current proejcts focus on using polymers to control the local release of therapeutic molecules and the influence of polymers on cellular phenotype, particularly macrophage polarization.

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Richard A. Gemeinhart, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmaceutics and Bioengineering (2017-)
Diector of Graduate Studies (2017-), &
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research (2020-), &
UIC Research Integrity Officer (2014-),
Depts. of Pharmaceutical Sciences,
Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, and
Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
College of Pharmacy
University of Illinois at Chicago
357 College of Pharmacy Building
833 South Wood Street (MC 781)
Chicago, IL 60612-7231
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(312) 996-9765 Laboratory
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