Research at the Laboratory for Bioresponsive Materials utilizes and expands current knowledge in nanotechnology, polymer science, and chemistry to address new and interesting problems at the frontiers of biology and medicine. The lab develops materials with sophisticated architecture, response mechanisms, topology and chemical composition to enable unique insights into complex interdisciplinary biomedical challenges.
The images used in this site's design were created for the Laboratory for Bioresponsive Materials by Amadeo Bachar: www.abachar.com
Artist rendering of cytosolic release from nanoparticles made from our dually pH-responsive polymer. The acidic environment of the endosome increases solubility, which allows rapid degradation and a burst of release.