Sunday, February 11, 2018

Khashab harnesses nature’s genius for tiny deliveries

2017 recipient of the L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Award Niveen Khashab builds nanoscale ‘miniature machines’ with diverse applications.


Niveen Khashab is a chemist with a passion for nanomaterials for building ‘miniature machines’ for biomedical, industrial and environmental applications. She designs biodegradable nanodelivery vehicles to carry drugs to specific organs, particle assemblies to deliver genetic material to silence cancer-causing genes, and nanoparticles to inject into wells to bring oil and gas to the surface.

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