News

 
  • July 2020: Congratulations to Dr. Alexander Martin Stahl  for successfully defending his PhD thesis (Photos)!
  • June 2020: Drs. Stephen Palumbi, Bo Wang and Yunzhi Peter Yang received a grant from the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment for identifying factors that affect coral reef’s resistance to bleaching using Yang lab’s newly developed high throughput bioprinting platform.
  • May 2020: Congratulations to Dr. Chi-chun Jerry Pan for successfully defending his PhD thesis (photos)!
  • May 2020: Drs. Yunzhi Peter Yang, and Emilie Cheung have received a three-year grant from the Department of Defense to study tendon regeneration! 
  • March 2020: Dr. Yunzhi Peter Yang has been inducted into the College of Fellows, Class of 2020  of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) https://aimbe.org/press/yang-COF-5141.pdf.
  • June 2019: Dr. Yunzhi Peter Yang’s Science Perspective on “Ruminants: Evolutionary past and future impact” and Wired Story in his research in deer antler regeneration are published. 
  • February 2019: Drs. Yunzhi Peter Yang, William Maloney, and Geoffrey Gurtner have received a five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to study vascularization of tissue engineering bone constructs! 
  • January 2019: Drs. Malcolm DeBaun, Michael Gardner, and Yunzhi Peter Yang received a Research Award for orthopedic trauma repair from the AOTrauma North America.
  • December 2018: Dr. Yang has been invited to give a webinar on 3D Printing Platform and 3D Printed Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering hosted by the Society of Materials Research for the Focus Issue of 3D Printing of Biomaterials of the Journal of Materials Research!
  • November 2018: A decade-long research effort in deer antler stem cells at the Yang lab led to the first publication in Stem Cell Research & Therapy, which is featured by New York Times, and Telegraph!
  • October 2018: Dr. Yang has served as the co-track chair of the Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Engineering for the 2018 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting!
  • October 2018: Drs. Malcolm DeBaun, Michael Gardner, and Yunzhi Peter Yang received a Research Award for a novel animal model from the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation
  • August 2018: Dr. Yang and Dr. Goodman have received a five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the novel tissue engineering approach to improve the treatment of early stage of osteonecrosis of the femoral head! 
  • June 2018: Dr. Yang’s Hybprinter 3D printing platform technology received the 2018 TechConnect Innovation Award, one of the two awardees from Stanford University!
  • May 2018: Dr. Yang gave an invited talk in 3D bioprinting platform technology and 3D printed medical devices in the workshop hosted by Advanced Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI)! 
  • December 2017: Dr. Yang has been invited to give a talk in Bioprinting for vascularized composite musculoskeletal tissue engineering in Kavli Workshop hosted by the Material Research Society! 
  • October 2017: Dr. Yang has been invited to give a talk in the 15th Annual Symposium on Biomaterials Science with the theme of Pharmaceutical Biomaterials & Regenerative Medicine: From Concept to Manufacturing!
  • January 2017: Yang lab technology is in the news which could be the first alternative to the estimated 100,000 surgeries carried out in the US every year! 
  • December 2016: Drs. Mike Gardner, and Yang received a gift of $250,000 from a private donor for medical device development
  • December 2016: Drs. Elmer Ker, Emilie Cheung, and Yang received the Stanford Spectrum MedTech grant for medical device development!
  • December 2016: Congrats Mr. Jerry Pan to deliver an invited talk in World Stem Cell Summit!
  • November 2016: Congrats to Dr. Laura Elomaa, our lab alumini for receiving the best Finnish doctoral thesis in the chemistry field in 2015 by Finnish Chemical Society
  • September 2016: Dr. Yang received a new 5-year NIH award for systematic modeling guided bone regeneration!
  • September 2016: The treatment efficacy of Drs. Kim and Yang's licensed technologies has been indepedently validated by the pharmaceutical company!
  • August 2016: Dr. Yang's 3D printing technology has contributed to Professor Dauskardt's innovative research award in clean energy!

  • August 2016: Congrats to Chi-chun Jerry Pan for his invention in bioprinting technology!

  • August 2016: Our invited review paper entitled "Vascularization of tissue engineering bone constructs" received the Editorial Award of Annals of Biomedical Engineering for the most citations of the year!

  • August 2016: Congrats to Lauren Sweet for starting her medical school training at Duke University!

  • August 2016: Congrats to Chi-chun Jerry Pan and Dr. Bruyas for publishing their invited review paper entitled "Bioprinting for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine"!

  • July 2016: Welcome Eva Gonzalez Diaz, the incoming Bioengineering PhD student to join Dr. Yang's lab for lab rotation!

  • July 2016: Welcome Daniom Tecle from the University of Arizona and Quentin Delepine from Bellarmine College Prep to join Dr. Yang's lab for summer research!

  • July 2016: Congrats to Dr. Angel Mercado-pagen for starting his position at Hewlett Packard at Puerto Rico!

  • May 2016: Dr. Yang received the Coulter Translational Seed Grant!

  • April 2016: Welcome Dr. Arnaud Bruyas to join Dr. Yang's group!
  • March 2016: Congrats to Dr. Elmer Ker for his invention of novel biomaterials!
  • March 2016: Congrats to Dr. Laura Elomma for the best doctoral thesis award of the year

  • December 2015: Congrats to Dr. Sungwoo Kim for successful tranferring his drug delivery technology to pharmaceutical company!

  • August 2015: Dr. Yang received a NIH STAR award on stem cell research!

  • August 2014: Dr. Yang received a NIH grant on bone tissue engineering!

  • August 2014: Dr. Yang received the 2014 Defense University Research Insturmention Program Award for the development of novel 3D printing system!

  • August 2014: Congratulations toDr. Yunqing Kang for starting his professorship in Florida Atlantic University

  • August 2014: Congratulations toDr. Chris Browne for starting his residency at State Univeristy of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University

  • August 2014: Congratulations to Rashmi Sharma for starting her job in Genentech!

  • August 2014: Congratulations toDr. Sungwoo Kim for licensing his technologies in drug delivery systems

  • August 2014: Congratulations toDr. Sungwoo Kim for publishing his work in drug delivery system

  • August 2014: Congratulations to Evelyna Wang, Michelle Ramseier, and Saba Fazeli for presenting their works in Bio-X program and BioE REU program

  • May 2014: Congratulations to Dr. Angel Mercado for publishing his work on synthetic vessel graft!

  • May 2014: Congratulations to Dr. Yunqing Kang for publishing his works on cell sheet engineering and engineered periosteum!

  • May 2014: Congratulations to Laura Elomaa for receiving multiple scholarships from Alfred Kordelin Foundation, Emil Aaltonen Foundation, and The Research Foundation of Helsinki University of Technology

  • May 2014: Congratulations to Sean Siebert for his acceptance to Stanford MedScholar Program!

  • May 2014: Congratulations to Rashmi Sharma for completion of her honors' thesis in Bioengineering!

  • May 2014: Congratulations to Michelle Ramseier for her acceptance to Stanford Undergraduate Research Experience program!

  • May 2014: Congratulations to Saba Fazeli for his acceptance to Stanford Undergraduate Research Experience program!

  • April 2014: Dr. Goodman and Dr. Yang received a Stanford Coulter Seed Grant for development of new treatment for Avascular necrosis!

  • April 2014: Congratulations to Dr. Sungwoo Kim for his work leading to two international patent applications for drug delivery!

  • April 2014: Congratulations to Lauren Sweet for her second term of Stanford undergraduate reseach major grant award!

  • April 2014: Congratulations to Evelyna Wang for her Bio-X undergraduate research award!

  • January 2014: Congratulations toDr. Dai Fei Elmer Ker for his AO foundation Start-up Award ($126,430.00 for two years) for tendon project

  • January 2014: Congratulations toDr. Sungwoo Kim for publishing his work on novel hydrogels for bone tissue engineering

  • January 2014: Congratulations to Dr. Angel Mercado-Pagen for publishing his book chapter on vascularization strategy for synthetic bone grafts

  • January 2014: Welcome Mr. Sean Siebert, medical student, Mr. Chichun "Jerry" Pan
    and Mr. Daniel Rainey, master students of Mechanical Engineering to join us for our 3D fabrication projects

  • January 2014: Dr. Santa Maria and Dr. Yang received a Spectrum Innovation Accelerator Award for drug delivery.

  • January 2014: Dr. Lowenberg and Dr. Yang received an award from Foundation of Orthopedic Trauma for large bone defect repair.

  • December 2013: Dr. Yang gave an invited key lecture at the Bone-tec 2013, International Bone-Tissue Engineering Congress, in Singapore.

  • October 2013: Dr. Yang gave an invited key lecture the International Conference MiMe-Materials in Medicine at Faenza, Italy.

  • September 2013: Dr. Yang gave an invited plenary lecture at the The International symposium for Advanced Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering in Gwangju, South Korea.

  • September 2013: Welcome Dr. Toshiyuki Kawai, MD., PhD., of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery of Kyoto University to join Dr. Yang’s lab as a visiting professor.

  • July 2013: Congratulations to Dr. Angel Mercado for publishing his work on newly developed elastomers in European Polymer Journal!

  • July 2013: Congratulations to Dr. Angel Mercado for publishing his work on in vivo growth factor delivery in Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine!

  • June 2013: Congratulations to Rashmi Sharma for receiving Stanford undergraduate major grant, Bio-X undergraduate research award and bioengineering Honors thesis!

  • June 2013: Congratulations to Rashmi Sharma for receiving Stanford undergraduate major grant, Bio-X undergraduate research award and bioengineering Honors thesis!

  • June 2013: Congratulations to Lauren Sweet for receiving Stanford undergraduate major grant, and Bio-X undergraduate research award!

  • June 2013: Congratulations to Laura Elomma for receiving a Saara and Bjoirn Wahlroos Fellowship from the American-Scandinavian Foundation!

  • May 2013Congratulations to Drs. Maria and Kim for their patent application of drug delivery!

  • May 2013: Dr. Yang has accepted the invitation to serve on the editoral board of Journal of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering.

  • April 2013: Welcome Ms. Laura Elomma from Aolto University to Join Dr. Yang's lab as a visiting Ph.D. student!

  • April 2013: Congratulate to Dr. Kim for his patent application of drug delivery!

  • Feb 2013: Dr. Yang has accepted the invitation as a Section Editor for the topic of Biomaterials for the newly launched Journal of Orthopaedic Translation (JOT).

  • Feb 2013: Dr. Yang has accepted the invitation as a Section Editor for the topic of Biomaterials for the newly launched Journal of Orthopaedic Translation (JOT).

  • September 2012Dr. Yang's courtesy appointment with Department of Materials Science and Engineering has been approved!

  • September 2012: Welcome Dr. Yaser Shanjani to join Dr. Yang's lab as a postdoctoral fellow!

  • August 2012: Congratulations to Dr. Yunqing Kang for publishing his work in Acta Biomaterialia!

  • August 2012: Welcome Dr. Christopher Browne to join Dr. Yang's lab as a NIH postdoctoral fellow!

  • July 2012: Dr. Yang received a NIH supplement award!

  • June 2012: Congratulations to Dr. Yunqing Kang for publishing his work titled "The osteogenic differentiation of human MSC on HUVEC derived ECM and TCP scaffold " in Biomaterials!

  • June 2012: Welcome Ms. Serena Lau, from Frement High School to join Dr. Yang's lab for a summer internship as a CRIM sponsored student!

  • April 2012: Congratulations to Andre Nguyen, undergraduate student, and Dr. Sungwoo Kim for publishing their work titled "Effect of co-administration of vancomycin and BMP-2 on co-cultured Staphylococcus aureus and W-20-17 mouse bone marrow stromal cells in vitro" in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy!

  • April 2012: Drs. Yang’s and Kang’s co-authored review paper titled "Vascularized Bone Tissue Engineering: Approaches for Potential Improvement" has been accepted by Tissue Engineering!

  • April 2012: Weclome Ms. Tianyi Wang, PhD student in Bioengineering, to join Dr. Yang’s lab for lab rotation!

  • April 2012: Congratulations to Dr. Angel Mercado-Pagan for receiving the prestigious NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship!

  • April 2012: Welcome Dr. Elmer Daifei Ker, Ph.D. in Biological Science from Carnegie Mellon University to join Dr. Yang's lab as a postdoctoral fellow!

  • April 2012: Dr. Yang received a NIH supplement award!

  • March 2012: Welcome Mr. Naoto Mochizuki, M.S. from the Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences of University of Tsukuba, Japan to join Dr. Yang's lab as a visiting student!

  • February 2012: Dr. Yang's patent titled "Methods for increasing the strength and controlling the architecture and composition of cearmic articles" has been issued!

  • January 2012: Congratulations to Dr. Sungwoo Kim for publishing his work titled "Sequential delivery of BMP-2 and IGF-1 using a chitosan gel with gelatin microspheres enhances early osteoblastic differentiation" in Acta Biomaterialia!

  • December 2011: Congratulations to Dr. Won-shik Chu for accepting a research professor position in National Seoul University, South Korea!

  • December 2011: Welcome Dr. Liling Ren, D.D.S., Ph.D., Associate Professor from Lanzhou University, China, to join Dr. Yang's lab for collaborative projects as a visiting professor!

  • November 2011: Welcome Dr. Bin Zhang, D.D.S., M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery from Shenyang Military General Hospital, China, to join Dr. Yang's lab for collaborative projects as a visiting professor!

  • September 2011: Welcome Dr. Angel Mercado-Pagan, Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from South Carolina University to join Dr. Yang's lab as a postdoctoral fellow!

  • September 2011: New tech aims to help soldiers battle limb injuries

  • July 2011: Yang received Dean's Teaching Excellence Award

  • February 2011: Dental student is finalist for national research award

  • January 2011: Student researchers to be in spotlight at AADR conference

  • September 2010: Dr. Yang elected to international post

  • August 2010: NIH grant funds bone tissue research at Dental Branch

  • June 2010: Airlift Research Foundation spring newsletter

  • March 2010: Interviewed by Brittany Sauser, a reporter with Technology Review magazine, a science and technology publication in Cambridge, MA, on an article about work to heal bone injuries faster. Her article on the bone growth research has been published: http://www.technologyreview.com/biomedicine/24711/page2/

  • March 2010: Congressman Mike Doyle Presents Airlift Research Foundation's Inaugural Extremity Trauma Research Grants

  • March 2010: Dr. Yang invited to Congressional briefing, AIMBE meeting

  • January 2010: News about a grant to support Dr. Yunzhi Yang's synthetic bone graft research was picked up by the Associated Press. This story had been featured on more than 35 TV, radio stations and news sites, including the Boston Globe, the Houston Chronicle, the Austin American-Statesman and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Here is a link to one of the stories: http://www.boston.com/news/local/rhode_island/articles/2010/01/25/ pittsburgh_nonprofit_funding_limb_injury_research/
  • 2010: Grant supports Dr. Yang's work on bone graft material; wounded soldiers may benefit

  • 2009: UTHSC Professors Receive Technology Grants
  • 2009: Bone regeneration work earns Young Investigator Award for Dr. Yang
  • 2009: Young Investigators Awards at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, presented by John Valenza, D.D.S.
  • 2008: UT Research Foundation Distributes Funds to Drive Further Development of Technologies
  • 2005: Bioworks Foundation Contributes to Local Research