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Jessica Larsen, Ph.D.

Jessica Larsen Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Bioengineering
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Auburn University 2017

Research Interests
Drug Delivery

Office: 130 Earle Hall
Phone: 864-656-2621
Website: Nanomedicine Lab

Using Brain Disease to Treat Brain Disease

Diagnostic Validation and Delivery
Correlating neurodegenerative disease progression with biomarkers
Diagnostic and therapy codelivery with stimuli-responsive polymers
Enhancing imaging in brain tissue

Delivery through the Blood-Brain Barrier
Modulating nanoparticle shape for intravenous delivery
Disease-based receptor-mediated delivery of nanoparticles

Regeneration and Gene Editing in the Central Nervous System
Polymeric delivery of spinal cord regeneration therapy
Cas9 delivery to neurons in neurodegeneration