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Dr. Ramaswamy was selected as the USA collaborator of an awarded, FP7-IRSES HEPTAG EXCHANGE Program grant. The main purpose of the HEPTAG EXCHANGE is to enable the development of biomarker-functionalized vehicles through project owners’ and researchers’ networking, information exchange and technology transfer. The project is funded within the 7th Framework Program of the Directory General Research of the European Commission under number FP7-PEOPLE-2011-IRSES-295218. This exchange programme comprises 50 person-months, over four years from 2012 to 2015.
FP7-HEPTAG EXCHANGE Program consists of a consortium of four universities:
1. Sichuan University, China
2. University of Navarra , Spain (Universidad de Navarra, España)
3. Florida International University (FIU), USA
4. University of Wolverhampton, UK
Dr. Ramaswamy is directing the research activities from the FIU side, primarily focused on super paramagnetic iron oxide labeling of
cells for targeted cell therapy of liver cancer. The project title is: Targeted delivery for liver cancer treatment (Heptag exchange). The
project PI is Dr. James Z. Tang from the University of Wolverhampton. The project funding is €105,000.

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December 17th, 2021

Dr. Ramaswamy appointed as Graduate Program Director (GPD)

Dr. Ramaswamy has been appointed as the Graduate Program Director (GPD) of the Biomedical Engineering Department.

December 16th, 2021

Yih-Mei Lin completes PhD qualifying exam

Hearty congratulations to Yih-Mei Lin, graduate student in the CV-PEUTICS lab for passing the PhD qualifying exam in the Biomedical […]

December 15th, 2021

Multiple first author abstracts accepted for presentation at the 2022 HVS meeting

Congrats to CV-PEUTICS lab members, Ariadna, Asad, Claudia, Denise, and Andres for having their respective first author abstracts accepted for […]

November 30th, 2021

Denise Hsu awarded FIU University Graduate School dissertation year fellowship (DYF)

Congratulations to Denise Hsu, PhD student in the CV-PEUTICS LAB for being awarded a FIU University Graduate School dissertation year […]

September 30th, 2021

Ariadna Herrera Gilliam fellowship nominee

Congratulations to Ariadna Herrera who was selected via FIU’s institutional nomination to the Gilliam fellowships for advanced study. We should […]

July 31st, 2021

Dr. Brittany A. Gonzalez and Marcos Perez Gonzalez’s manuscript accepted for publication in the journal BIOENGINEERING

Congratulations to CV-PEUTICS Alumni, Dr. Brittany A. Gonzalez and Marcos Perez Gonzalez for their full-length manuscript accepted for publication in […]

June 30th, 2021

Dr. Brittany Gonzalez for being accepted as a T32 Post-Doctoral Fellow

Congratulations to Dr. Brittany Gonzalez for being accepted to Dr. Katerine Yutzey’s laboratory Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, as a […]

April 30th, 2021

Congrats to Amanda Barreto and Claudia Ponce on their Graduation

Hearty congratulations to Amanda Barreto and Claudia Ponce for graduating Magna Cum laude in the spring 2021 semester with their […]

April 29th, 2021

Dr. Ramaswamy received a $150,000 grant renewal from the Florida Heart Research Foundation.

Dr. Ramaswamy received a $150,000 grant renewal from the Florida Heart Research Foundation. The focus of this renewal is on […]

March 31st, 2021

Congrats to Denise Hsu-2nd prize in the poster competition in graduate research day

Congratulations to Denise Hsu, PhD student in the CV-PEUTICS LAB, for winning 2nd prize ($100 cash award) in the poster […]