ACS Nano Associate Editor Paula T. Hammond has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. Hammond is the David H. Koch Professor in Engineering and head of MIT’s Department of Chemical Engineering. The honor recognizes her distinguished contributions to medicine and health.
Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. The academy recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. Hammond is one of 70 new members and nine international members joining the illustrious body.
Hammond has been a member of the ACS Nano Editorial Board since the journal’s launch in 2007. She has more than 250 papers to her name. Hammond is known for her work in targeted drug delivery, nanoscale assembly of synthetic biomaterials, and electrostatic and directed materials assembly.
Watch her recent TED Talk on nanomedicine strategies for treating cancer.
In honor of Hammond’s election to the National Academy of Medicine, enjoy open access to a selection of Hammond’s research from ACS Publications journals:
Capillary Flow Layer-by-Layer: A Microfluidic Platform for the High-Throughput Assembly and Screening of Nanolayered Film Libraries
ACS Nano, 2014, 8 (7), pp 6580–6589
Block Copolymer Micelles as Nanocontainers for Controlled Release of Proteins from Biocompatible Oil Phases
Biomacromolecules, 2009, 10 (4), pp 732–741
Clotting Mimicry from Robust Hemostatic Bandages Based on Self-Assembling Peptides
ACS Nano, 2015, 9 (9), pp 9394–9406
A Convergent Synthetic Platform for Single-Nanoparticle Combination Cancer Therapy: Ratiometric Loading and Controlled Release of Cisplatin, Doxorubicin, and Camptothecin
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136 (16), pp 5896–5899
Bimodal Tumor-Targeting from Microenvironment Responsive Hyaluronan Layer-by-Layer (LbL) Nanoparticles
ACS Nano, 2014, 8 (8), pp 8374–8382
PEG–Polypeptide Block Copolymers as pH-Responsive Endosome-Solubilizing Drug Nanocarriers
Mol. Pharmaceutics, 2014, 11 (7), pp 2420–2430
Layer-by-Layer Assembled Antisense DNA Microsponge Particles for Efficient Delivery of Cancer Therapeutics
ACS Nano, 2014, 8 (10), pp 9767–9780