Sharma Lab at OARSI 2019!

Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) is the premier international organization for scientists and healthcare professionals focused on the prevention and treatment of osteoarthritis and typically switches its annual world congress meeting location between Europe and North America on a yearly basis. This year, OARSI conducted its annual world congress meeting […]

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Congrats to Olivia on Gator Attributes Award!

Congratulations to Olivia, a senior undergraduate BME student in the Sharma lab, for earning the “Attributions of a Gator Engineer” award for Professional Excellence!  Considered to possess the greatest distinction of any student award given to Gator Engineers by the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, the Gator Engineering Attribute Awards are intended to provide an ideal guide for all members of the Gator Engineering Community. Olivia was nominated […]

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Olivia completes her honor’s thesis!

Congratulations to Olivia Liseth, who successfully presented her undergraduate honor’s thesis on Monday, April 16th 2019! The title of her defense was “Investigating the Therapeutic Potential of Secretomes from Adipose-Derived Stem Cells on Cytokine-Challenged Cartilage Explants” and reflected her work conducted as an undergraduate researcher in the Sharma Lab. Olivia […]

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Isaac presents at UF Biomaterials Day 2019!

Isaac Adjei, a post-doctoral fellow in the Sharma Lab, presented his work at the 8th Annual UF Biomaterials Day Research Symposium on March 18th, 2019. The theme of this year’s Biomaterials Day was “Celebrating Biomaterials InvestiGATORS.” Isaac’s work titled “Nanoparticle-mediated knockdown of TGFBR2 improves Natural Killer cell cytotoxicity” was one […]

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Dr. Sharma receives NSF CAREER award

Dr. Sharma was recently named a recipient of the NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award, one of the NSF’s most prestigious awards for junior faculty. According to Dawn Tilbury, the head of the NSF’s Engineering directorate, “With NSF CAREER awards, junior STEM faculty have the opportunity to tackle important […]

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