Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Dr. Gagandeep Kaur is a tenure-track Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Howard University. Dr. Kaur has strong expertise in engineering biomaterial-based platforms for drug delivery and biomedical applications. Dr. Kaur earned her Ph.D. in Bioorganic Chemistry at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur), India. During her doctoral studies, Dr. Kaur’s research focused primarily on the assembly and implementation of peptides and peptide-based biomaterials in the study of Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. After receiving her doctorate degree, Dr. Kaur conducted postdoctoral research at Texas A&M University, College Station, where she studied the therapeutic value of mesenchymal stem cells in the treatment of autoimmune disorders such as type 1 diabetes, lupus, autoimmune uveitis and Sjogren's syndrome. Dr. Kaur has more than 10 years of professional experience in multidisciplinary research. Dr. Kaur has authored 17 peer-reviewed research publications along with two patents pending.
Her research is focused on the development and implementation of precision biomaterials and immunotherapies for treatment or prevention of chronic diseases and cancerous conditions.
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