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Jessica M. Larsen, Ph.D.

Jessica M. KellyCarol and John Cromer ’63 Family Endowed Associate Professor
Drug Delivery, Biomaterials, and Nanotechnology
Phone: 864-656-2621
Office: 209 Earle Hall

Ph.D., Auburn University
B.S., University of Virginia

Research Interests:

Katterman, C.; Pierce, C.; Larsen, J.; Combining Nanoparticle Shape Modulation and Polymersome Technology in Drug Delivery. ACS Applied Bio Materials 2021. 8 Mar 2021. DOI:

Maghak, L.; Larsen, J.M. Intact or In Pieces? A Look at How Clinically-Approved, Biodegradable Block Co-Polymers Affect Blood Components. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering 2020 6 (9), 4846-4850; DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.0c00680

Pitman, M. A.; Larsen, J. M. Characterization of Self-Assembling Nanostructures in Whole Blood. Analytical Methods. 3 Apr 2020. DOI:

Iqbal, S., Blenner, M., Alexander-Bryant, A., Larsen, J. Polymersomes for Therapeutic Delivery of Protein and Nucleic Acid Macromolecules: From Design to Therapeutic Applications. Biomacromolecules. 2020. DOI:

L'Amoreaux, N., Ali, A., Iqbal, S., Larsen, J. Persistent Prolate Polymersomes for Enhanced Co-Delivery of Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Drugs. Nanotechnology. Accepted Manuscript online 15 January 2020. PMCID: 31940601 DOI:

Kelly, J.M.; Martin, D.R.; Byrne, M.E. “Polyethylene glycol-b-Poly(lactic acid) Polymersomes as Vehicles for Enzyme Replacement Therapy”, Nanomedicine, 2591-2606, (2017). PMCID: 29111890

Kelly, J.M.; Bradbury, A. M., Martin, D.R., Byrne, M.E. “Emerging Therapies for Neuropathic Lysosomal Storage Disorders”, Progress in Neurobiology, 152, 166-180 (2017). PMCID: 27725193