Katherine Whittaker Ferrara, PhD - Image-Guided Drug Delivery

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Dr. Ferrara will discuss her work in image-guided drug delivery, including:
- synthesis of drug-loaded nanoparticles
- development of imaging systems for guided interventions
- development of protocols using nanotechnologies for the treatment of cancer, cardiovascular disease and
- neurodegenerative diseases

Dr. Ferrara served as the founding chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at UC Davis. She is currently a Professor of Biomedical Engineering at UC Davis with research interests in imaging and drug delivery. She is a fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society, the Acoustical Society of America and the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering and is currently a member of the National Advisory Council for the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering.

Dr. Ferrrara’s research was featured on CNN:


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  • Created By:Floyd Wood
  • Created:09/13/2010
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  • Modified:10/07/2016