URI engineering professor tackles heart disease with nanotechnology

DANIEL ROXBURY, assistant professor of chemical engineering at the University of Rhode Island, is part of a team using nanotechnology to better understand obesity-induced diseases. / COURTESY DANIEL ROXBURY
DANIEL ROXBURY, assistant professor of chemical engineering at the University of Rhode Island, is part of a team using nanotechnology to better understand obesity-induced diseases. / COURTESY DANIEL ROXBURY
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – University of Rhode Island chemical engineering assistant professor Daniel Roxbury is among a team using nanotechnology to better understand obesity-induced diseases, including the hardening of arteries, Alzheimer’s disease and certain types of cancer. According to a New England Journal of Medicine study, more than one-third of the world’s population is classified as…

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