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Karin Heckman Earns Recognition at Nanotoxicology Conference

Associate Professor Dr. Kari Heckman recently received the Nanotoxicology Poster Presentation Award at the 8th International Nanotoxicology Congress held June 1-4 in Boston. Dr. Heckman presented her work investigating the therapeutic potential of cerium oxide nanoparticles in a poster entitled “Subcutaneous cerium oxide nanoparticle delivery affords similar protection as intravenous delivery in murine model of multiple sclerosis.” Poster co-authors included SLU faculty Bill DeCoteau and Joe Erlichman, research technician Bonnie Hays-Erlichman, and students Christopher R. Payton, Stephanie N. Vangellow, Colby Nadeau, Mark Provost, and Hillary Baynham. The award was sponsored by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.