• Tough adhesive

    Tough adhesive

    Credit: Jianyu Li, Adam Celiz, Wyss Institute.

  • Mesoporous silica rods

    Mesoporous silica rods

    Credit: Aileen Li, James Weaver

  • Dental pulp stem cells

    Dental pulp stem cells on regenerative biomaterial

    Credit: Kyle Vining

  • Encapsulated mesenchymal stem cell in alginate microgel

    Encapsulated mesenchymal stem cell in alginate microgel

    Purple: alginate, yellow: actin, blue: nucleus. Credit: Angelo Mao.

  • APC-ms

    Antigen-presenting cell-mimetic scaffolds

    Alex Cheung, David Zhang

Welcome!

The Mooney lab focuses on making therapies more effective and practical. Our research involves exploiting our understanding of cell and molecular biology to design biomaterials that effect and potentiate specific cell functions. The lab members consist of post-doctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate students, research fellows, and visiting scholars from diverse academic backgrounds. For more information, please visit our publications page, and for any inquiries, please visit our contact page.

Latest News

An injectable bone marrow-like scaffold enhances T cell immunity after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation published in Nature Biotechnology

February 14, 2019

Congrats to Nisarg and team on their recent publication which describes a bone marrow-like scaffold for reconstituting T cell immunity after stem cell transplantation. Check it out here: An injectable bone marrow-like scaffold enhances T cell immunity after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation 

Interested in learning more about his work? Check out the cool stuff his new lab is working on here: Nanoscale Materials and Cell Engineering Lab

 

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