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Tejal A. Desai
Tejal Ashwin Desai (born June 3, 1972) is a Professor in Physiology, Division of Bioengineering at University of California, San Francisco and head of the Therapeutic Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory. She was formally an associate professor at Boston University (2002-06) and an assistant professor at University of Illinois at Chicago (1998-2001). She is a regarded researcher in the area of therapeutic micro and nanotechnology and has authored and edited at least one book on the subject and another on biomaterials.
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Dr. Desai attended Brown University where she received a Sc. B. in Biomedical Engineering in 1994. In 1998 she graduated with a Ph.D. from the joint UCSF/UC Berkeley Bioengineering department, advised by Mauro Ferrari.
Dr. Desai has always been interested in science and outreach, in particular to minority students and women.
Awards and Recognition
Dr. Desai has received many honors for her work in micro and nanostructured materials for tissue engineering and drug delivery:
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