CULLEN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

Dr. Majd, Sheereen

NSF CAREER Winner Sheereen Majd to Improve Drug Delivery

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UH Engineer Awarded for Developing Ideal Nanosystem for Therapeutic Applications

 

The National Science Foundation has awarded University of Houston biomedical engineer Sheereen Majd the CAREER Award and $500,000 to improve nanoparticle drug delivery. Majd’s research is focused on tailoring nanoparticle drug carriers to target a selected group of cells affected in different diseases while sparing other cells.