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 and his doctoral degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was a postdoctoral fellow in Biomedical Engineering at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery before starting his independent career at Vanderbilt University, where he is currently an Associate Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering with courtesy appointments in Biomedical Engineering, Neurology, Interdisciplinary Materials Science, and Chemical and Physical Biology. Ethan’s research program generally focuses on modeling, understanding, and treating human disease, spanning both the central nervous system and peripheral tissue compartments. In recognition of his recent research efforts, he has received a NARSAD Young Investigator Award from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation, a Ben Barres Early Career Acceleration Award from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation, and a Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Young Investigator Award from the Biomedical Engineering Society. He is also a two-time recipient of his department’s teaching award and recently received the School of Engineering’s teaching award in recognition of his contributions to undergraduate education.