Welcome to the Chen Lab at McGill University! Our lab focuses on understanding and exploiting the interactions of biomaterials and biological systems for therapeutic applications, with the ultimate goal towards precision medicine. Two areas of particular interest are biomaterials-mediated immunoengineering and genome editing. We are a highly translation-driven research team, synergizing multidisciplinary principles of Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering. Our research targets both fundamental understanding of interactions between materials and biology, and therapeutics for biomedical applications.

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  • Our lab receives NSERC Discovery Grant and NSERC Discovery Launch Supplement for Early Career Researchers!!!


  • Our collaborative work on reviewing stimuli-responsive microneedle-array patch systems has been accepted by Materials Today!

  • Congratulations to Jesse on receiving the Canderel Rising Star Summer Internship Award!

  • The Chen Lab has officially opened in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Rosalind & Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre at McGill University!