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Sharma Laboratory

Biomaterials and Drug Delivery Systems




Image: cancer and natural killer cells interacting in 3D


Meet the team

Sharma Laboratory

Biomaterials and Drug Delivery Systems




Image: PLGA nanoparticles in suspension (via NanoSite, Rinaldi Lab)


Meet the team

Sharma Laboratory

Biomaterials and Drug Delivery Systems



Image: photopolymerization of hydrogels by UV light

Meet the team

Sharma Laboratory

Biomaterials and Drug Delivery Systems



Image: 3D reconstruction of a healthy knee (nanoCT)

Meet the team

Sharma Laboratory

Biomaterials and Drug Delivery Systems



Image: macroporous hydrogel for cell migration and tissue engineering

Meet the team

Sharma Laboratory

Biomaterials and Drug Delivery Systems



Image: cross sections of stem cell differentiation into chondrocytes in 3D pellet culture

Meet the team

Research Areas

Our lab is pursuing biomaterial, stem cell, and drug delivery research to address problems in multiple diseases arenas.

Learn more about our specific projects here!

Our research focuses include:
  • Guiding stem cell behavior
  • Directing immune cell behavior
  • Biomaterials and targeted drug delivery
  • Engineering disease models

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Find Us

We are a part of the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. To learn more about how to reach us, click here.