This is the July 2018 newsletter from the RespiTech Group at the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research
This month we congratulate PhD student Jesse Xu for being a finalist and winner in the School of Medicine 3-minute Thesis completion. Jesse competed against pHD students from across the School and was award the prize for his presentation on 3D printed airway stents.
We also congratulate Jesse this month for being awarded a PhD Internship. This highly competitive Internship will see Jesse placed in a biotech start-up company for the next 6 months to experience industry R&D. Well done Jesse!
This month Paul and Daniela travel to Europe to meet with collaborators. Lastly, we give an update of RespiTech publications. This month the group had two Journal articles accepted. An article with Stewart Yeung as first author was accepted in the International Journal of Pharmaceutics and is titled "Dosing challenges in respiratory therapies." Int J Pharm 548(1): 659-671. The second by Arianna Fallacara and Laura Busato, visiting students from the University of Ferrara was accepted in the European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The paper was titled "Combination of urea-crosslinked hyaluronic acid and sodium ascorbyl phosphate for the treatment of inflammatory lung diseases: An in vitro study." You can learn more about RespiTech publications here.