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Christine Schmidt

Christine Schmidt, Ph.D., is a Pruitt Family Professor and Chair in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Florida. She earned her Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Illinois in 1995. Dr. Schmidt received the Chairmen’s Distinguished Life Sciences Award from the Columbus Fellowship Foundation and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 2008. She is a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, and an inductee into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame. Her research interests include engineering novel materials and therapeutic systems to stimulate damaged peripheral and spinal neurons to regenerate.

Integrated Wireless Drug Delivery Circuit for More Convenient Therapy
Use of Apoptotic Drug to Improve Scaffolds for Tissue Regeneration
Electroactive Biomaterials that Can Be Used to Repair Peripheral Nerve Defects
Electroactive Biodegradable Polymers for Targeted Drug Therapy
Injectable Cell-Derived Therapeutic to Stimulate Tissue Regeneration or Healing
Injectable Biomaterial to Promote Neuronal Regeneration After Spinal Cord or Peripheral Nerve Injury