2015

Congratulations to Dr. Guosong Hong on being awarded the prestigious “American Heart Association (AHA) Postdoctoral Fellowship ” for his research proposal ‘Syringe-Injectable Electronics for Neurological Investigation and Medical Treatment of Stroke.’ The objective of the fellowship is to help initiate careers in cardiovascular and cerebrovascular (e.g., stroke) research by providing research assistance and training.

Injectable electronics fit right in,” NanoToday 10, 411-532 (2015). [download pdf]

The Lieber laboratory’s brain injectable mesh electronics have been named the “most notable chemistry research advance” of 2015 by Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN).

Professor Lieber has been elected to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) for his “scientific achievements and contributions made to the promoting of the development of science and technology in China.” Election to the CAS is one of the highest honors bestowed by China in the fields of science and technology.

Scientific American names the Lieber Lab’s injectable electronic brain probes as one of 2015’s top ten world changing ideas.,” Scientific American, December 2015. [download pdf]

Rolled-up electrodes record brain activity without scarring,” Chemistry World, Royal Society of Chemistry, 6 October 2015. [download pdf]

Injectable electronics as a modern day ‘ship in a bottle’,” NPG Asia Materials 7, e214 (2015). [download pdf]

A flexible mesh to record the brain,” Nature Biotechnology 33, 830 (2015). [download pdf]

“Injectable electronics fit right in,” MaterialsToday 4 August 2015. [download pdf]

Injectable meshes for neural recordings,” Nature Methods 12, 702-703 (2015). [download pdf]

Novel method creates nanowires with new useful properties,” Nano Werk 20 July 2015. [download pdf]

Tiny wires, great potential,” Harvard Gazette 17 July 2015. [download pdf]

“Injectable electronics fit right in,” NanoToday 14 July 2015. [download pdf]

Injizierbares gehirn-implantat,” Technology Review (Germany) July 2015. [download pdf]

Electronics, freshly squeezed,” Science Translational Medicine (AAAS) 7, 295 (2015). [download pdf]

Injectable electronics,” Physics Today 68, 64 (2015). [download pdf]

Professor Lieber is honored to serve as the “new Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology,” beginning 1 July 2015. Professor Lieber joined the Department in 1991, and is committed to applying his experience to strong collaborations and conscientious leadership for a successful future.

Brain matter mesh,” Biomedical Picture of the Day (BPoD) 30 June 2015. [download pdf]

“Neuro-Mesh,” Neuropod, June 2015.

Flexible electronics injected into mouse brains,” C&EN 93, 5 (2015). [download pdf]

Injectable electronics unfold in the brain, record neurons,” Alzforum 15 June 2015. [download pdf]

Sprayed electrodes into the brain power,” Specktrum 10 June 2015. [download pdf]

“Injectable electronics promise a better diagnosis and treatment of the brain and other tissues,” Elektronik Informationen 10 June 2015. [download pdf]

Injectable brain implant spies on individual neurons ,” Scientific American 9 June 2015. [download pdf]

Electronics for syringes,” Deutschlandfunk (German National Radio), 9 June 2015. [download pdf]

Electronics delivered to the brain by injection,” AsianScientist.com, 9 June 2015. [download pdf]

Science has created tiny electronics which can be injected into the brain,” Business Insider Australia, 9 June 2015.

Rise of the robo-brain: Tiny flexible electronics are inject into the brains of mice to mesh with cells,” DailyMail.com, 8 June 2015. [download pdf]

Injecting electronics into brain not as freaky as it sounds,” NationalGeographic.com, 8 June 2015. [download pdf]

A flexible circuit has been injected into living brains,” Smithsonian.com, 8 June 2015. [download pdf]

Injectable nanoscopic mesh could one day be used to monitor our organs,” PBS Newshour, 8 June 2015. [download pdf]

Researchers inject tiny, rolled-up electronics into the brain using a syringe,” IFLScience.com, 8 June 2015. [download pdf]

Injectable electronics: New system holds promise for basic neuroscience, treatment of neuro-degenerative diseases,” ScienceDaily.com, 8 June 2015. [download pdf]

Injectable electronics unfold to monitor brain activity,” Chemistry World, 8 June 2015. [download pdf]

Bioelectronics: Injection and unfolding,” Nature Nanotechnology News & Views, 8 June 2015. [download pdf]

Injectable nanoelectronics for treatment of neuro-degenerative diseases,” Nanowerk News, 8 June 2015. [download pdf]

Needle injects healing electronics into the brain,” Discovery News, 8 June 2015.

Injectable electronics holds promise for basic neuroscience, treatment of neuro-degenerative diseases,” PHYS.org, 8 June 2015. [download pdf]

Injectable brain implant spies on individual neurons,” Nature News & Comment, 8 June 2015. [download pdf]

“‘Plateau-Rayleigh’ technique grows nanoshells,” Nanotechweb.org, 13 May 2015. [download pdf]

Robert Day and Ruixuan Gao received the Dudley R. Herschbach Teaching Award. The Award recognizes excellence in teaching and dedication to departmental service.

Thomas Schuhmann is awarded a 2015 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship. The 2015 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship is sponsored and funded by the Department of Defense (DoD). NDSEG selections are made by the Air Force Research Laboratory/Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFRL/AFOSR), the Office of Naval Research (ONR), and the Army Research Office (ARO).