Ethan Lippmann, Editorial Board Member
Vanderbilt University, USA
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Ethan received his bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2006 and his doctoral degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012. He spent three years as a postdoctoral fellow in Biomedical Engineering at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery and then transitioned to a tenure-track assistant professorship in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Vanderbilt University in 2015, where he currently resides. Ethan’s research program focuses on modeling, understand, and treating neurodegeneration, with particular emphasis on neurovascular and blood-brain barrier function. In recognition of his recent research efforts, he has received a NARSAD Young Investigator Award (Brain and Behavior Research Foundation), a Ben Barres Early Career Acceleration Award (Chan Zuckerberg Initiative), and a CAREER Award (NSF). He has also received a departmental award (ChBE Award for Excellence in Teaching) in recognition of his contributions to undergraduate education.