Smyth Lab bids farewell to Amr Hefnawy, Ph.D., who moves on to join Catalent Pharma Solutions!
Graduate students Jamie Spahn and Varsha Nair as well as Postdoctoral Fellow Amr Hefnawy presented their work at RDD 2022 in Orlando, Florida.
Congratulations to Dr. Patricia Martins for successfully defending her dissertation titled, “High Throughput Permeation Screening for Targeting Therapeutics to the Skin.”
Dr. Martins has joined Via Therapeutics, LLC as a Senior Research Scientist!
Congratulations to Dr. Li Ding for successfully defending his dissertation titled
” Tailoring Inhalation Treatment Strategies for biofilm based chronic respiratory infections”.
Dr. Ding will be joining Amgen as a Process Development Scientist.
Congratulations to the third-year Ph.D. candidate Li Ding for receiving GS University Graduate Continuing Fellowship 2021 – 2022, which is a highly competitive fellowship from UT Austin graduate school. Congratulations to Li!
Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Moraga-Espinoza for successfully defending his thesis work titled Development of a New Method of Determining Pharmaceutical Aerosol Plume Geometry Based on Drug Mass and Inhalation Flow. Daniel plans to continue to research pharmaceutical aerosols as an Assistant Professor at the Universidad de Valparaíso in Chile.
Dr. Moraga-Espinoza’s work has been published in Current pharmaceutical design, the Journal of Aerosol Medicine and Pulmonary Drug Delivery, the International Journal of Pharmaceutics, and the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Congratulations to Dr. Tania Bahamondez-Canas for successfully defending her thesis work titled Drug Delivery Strategies to Treat Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilm Infections.
Congratulations to Dr. Matt Herpin, PhD and Ashlee Brunaugh, PharmD!
Dr. Herpin successfully defended his dissertation and has received his Doctor of Philosophy. He is currently a postdoctoral researcher in the lab.
Ashlee has successfully completed the Doctor of Pharmacy program. She will be continuing in the lab as she pursues her PhD.
Lara Heersema, a first-year biomedical engineering graduate student was selected for the 2016 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
NSF Fellows are chosen based based on their academic achievements and potential for significant achievements in science and engineering.