EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERS
Pharmaceutical Sciences & Biomedical Engineering
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Dr. Tao Lowe is currently an Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Biomedical Engineering at University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Previously, she was an Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Thomas Jefferson University, and an Assistant Professor of Surgery, Bioengineering, and Materials Science and Engineering, and Co-Director of the Integrated Graduate Degree Molecular Toxicology Program at Pennsylvania State University. She received her Ph.D. with an Eximia Cum Laude from the University of Helsinki, Finland in 1998. She conducted two years’ postdoctoral research in the Chemical Engineering Department at University of Wisconsin, Madison.Dr. Lowe has published more than two dozen peer-reviewed papers (Biomaterials, Macromolecule, Biomacromolecules, and Tissue Engineering, etc.), and has given more than 150 presentations and 60 invited talks. She has received funding support from the NIH, DOD, Coulter Foundation, JDRF, and FHI360/Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Dr. Lowe’s research activities include design and development of multi-functional biomaterials for targeted and sustained drug delivery, gene therapy, tissue engineering and biosensoring for the diagnoses and treatments of neurological disorders in the brain, eye diseases, cancers, bone fractures, cartilage damages and as well as contraception. Dr. Lowe’s state-of-the-art “Biomaterials for Translational Research Laboratory”, the research features innovative bionanotechnology, drug delivery, gene therapy, tissue engineering, and biosensor.