Fiegel Receives $405,000 NIH Award

Monday, April 22, 2013

Jennifer Fiegel, assistant professor of pharmaceutics and translational therapeutics and chemical and biochemical engineering, has received a $405,652 two-year R21 research award from the National Institutes of Health.

Her research will focus on synergistic drug strategies against pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms.

Her special fields of knowledge are in drug delivery, polymeric biomaterials, nano and microtechnology, and airborne infectious diseases.  Her current research interests are in targeted drug delivery systems for disease of the lung, suppression strategies for airborne pathogens, and biophysics of lung fluids.