News

  • It is now official, Dr. Georgios A. Sotiriou received the prestigious ERC Starting Grant 2017! His project aims to develop antibacterial medical devices using flame nanoengineering.
  • Our latest perspective on indiscriminate use of nanosilver with potential for antimicrobial resistance is now online at ACS Nano! Great work from Cindy Gunawan from University of Technology Sydney, as well as from colleagues from University of New South Wales and Nanyang Technological University! read the paper here: link
  • Most equipment for nanomaterial and device fabrication has been ordered and waiting to be delivered! It looks like our lab will be up and running early 2017!
  • Our lab received funding from the Åke Wiberg Foundation, Grant for Medical Research, 2016.
  • Dr. Georgios A. Sotiriou was awarded a 2016 Starting Grant from the Swedish Research Council!
  • Great news: Our lab received funding from the Jeansson Foundations, Grant for medical research, 2016!
  • A great paper through our collaboration with the NanoCenter from the T.H.Chan School of Public Health at Harvard University is finally published at Environmental Science: Nano! Great job Dilpreet! Read it here: link
  • Our paper “Quantitative analysis of the deposited nanoparticle dose on cell cultures by optical absorption spectroscopy” was accepted in Nanomedicine! Read it here: link
  • Our paper “Silica-coated non-stoichiometric nano Zn-ferrites for magnetic resonance imaging and hyperthermia treatment” was accepted in Advanced Healthcare Materials! Read it here: link
  • Swiss gold delivers hope as carrier for cancer drugs: Researchers in Switzerland have devised a form of gold nanoparticle that shows promise as a weapon against tumours and as a delivery vehicle for drugs.

  • Gold Nanoparticles and Near-infrared Light Kill Cancer Cells With Heat” from IEEE Spectrum
  • Swissnex Boston, Swiss Consulate US East Coast May Newsletter: Swiss Spotlight Scientist
  • Süddeutsche Zeitung article (in German) with title “Sand in der Sonnenmilch” regarding safer-by-design nanoparticles for sunscreens
  • Research highlights in Chemistry World (RSC) on safer-by-design cosmeceuticals
  • ETH News research highlight on plasmonic nanoparticles for cancer treatments
  • ETH life on novel nanoantioxidants
  • ETH life on nanosilver and its use as non-toxic biosensor