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Nangia Awarded CAREER Grant to Break The Blood Brain Barrier

Feb 11, 2015

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Professor Shikha Nangia in the College of Engineering and Computer Science’Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering was recently awarded $500,000 from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) program for her proposal, “Enabling transport across the blood-brain barrier by engineering thermodynamically favorable pathways.” Her research seeks to identify ways to open up the BBB temporarily to allow disease-fighting medicines to be able to reach the brain in non-invasive ways. See more at: http://news.syr.edu/nangia-awarded-career-grant-to-break-barriers-in-treating-alzheimers-91343/ 

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