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Dr. Kara Spiller Receives a $2M NIH Grant for Her Understanding and Controlling Macrophage Behavior in Angiogenesis Project

January 6, 2016

Kara Spiller, PhD

Dr. Kara Spiller, assistant professor in BIOMED, received a 5-year $2M NIH R01 grant for the project titled "Understanding and Controlling Macrophage Behavior in Angiogenesis." The project's goal is to better understand the relationship between the body’s natural healing process and tissue regeneration and to develop a drug delivery strategy to grow blood vessels using immune system cells called macrophages. Dr. Spiller and her project were featured in a January 5, 2016 DrexelNOW story titled "Harnessing the Body’s Immune System to Heal Wounds Naturally."

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