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Greetings!  This is the program for the Epic Innovation Sessions hosted at Nipmuc Regional High School on Saturday, Nov 9, 2019.  It is open to anyone who is interested to come to find out why Massachusetts is the most innovative state in the nation.  You MUST register to attend this event.  Teachers will be given 4 PDPs for completion of the day.  Registration closes at 11:59 pm Friday, Nov 1, 2019.  Register at https://tinyurl.com/EpicInnovations.
Saturday, November 9 • 11:10am - 11:40am
Immunoengineering: Manipulation of the Immune System for Effective Treatments FILLING

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Changing the way the immune system operates in illnesses, such as cancer, has the possibility of revolutionizing the way therapies are given. Immunoengineering, the field of manipulating the immune response through engineering principles, is capable of doing this through designing delivery systems and techniques that can overcome physiological and immunological barriers. I will give an overview of this field, showing its potential impact as well as show you my published work in Biomaterials as a template of how to use engineering principles to solve biological problems.

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Anthony Brouillard

Ph.D. Student, UMass Amherst
I am currently a 3rd-year Ph.D. student in the Chemical Engineering department at UMass Amherst. I have previous research experience in development of nanoparticle systems for overcoming limitations in pulmonary hypertension and cystic fibrosis, and have used that to my advantage... Read More →


Saturday November 9, 2019 11:10am - 11:40am
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