Jing Zhou, a graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received top honors at the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE), South Central Chapter research poster competition, hosted by the National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing.
Her poster, "Thermo-Responsive Layer-by-Layer Assemblies for Nanoparticle-Based Drug Delivery," details an alternative approach to the delivery of therapeutics with reduced toxic effects. As a winner, she advances to ISPE’s national poster competition, which is scheduled to take place at the organization’s annual meeting this November in Washington, D.C.
Zhou is pursuing her master’s degree under the supervision of Michael Pishko, professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and Jodie Lutkenhaus, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering.
Founded in 1980, ISPE is committed to the advancement of the educational and technical efficiency of pharmaceutical professionals through forums for the exchange of ideas and practical experience. With more than 22,000 members in 90 countries throughout the world, ISPE continues to work to keep industry professionals informed of the latest technological and regulatory trends that are occurring in the marketplace.