Jessica was recently awarded an NIH Ruth L Kirschstein training grant for the completion of her research on Manganese Dioxide as a Nanozyme to Mitigate Oxidative Stress in Osteoarthritis. This competitive grant supports Jessica’s research on manganese dioxide nanoparticles as a therapeutic treatment for osteoarthritis. She will be working collaboratively with the Dr. Terence Ryan from the department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology to probe the molecular mechanisms involved in nanoparticle uptake and localization within a cell. She will also continue to help support the development of the PRICE tissue bank with the Allen lab and in collaboration with the Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute at UF.
Congratulations Jess! We are so proud of you!