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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 projects 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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Dec 14 2023

Group Meeting: December 14, 2023

Thursday, 11:30 am–1:30 pm America/Chicago
PHAR 576

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Angeliki and Karol First Authored Paper Accepted

ABSTRACT: Acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSIs) confer a substantial burden on the healthcare system. Local antibiotic delivery systems can provide controlled drug release directly to the site of infection to…

Interested in joining the Gemeinhart Laboratory or the Pharmaceutical Sciences Ph.D. Program: Application information can be found here.