Marian Hettiaratchi, Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact

Marian Hettiaratchi, assistant professor, Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact

Marian Hettiaratchi

Assistant Professor, Knight Campus
Practice Areas: Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

Faculty bioHettiaratchi Lab

Marian Hettiaratchi and members of her lab work to develop protein delivery vehicles for regenerative medicine by integrating cutting-edge techniques in protein engineering, polymer chemistry, and computational modeling to design versatile, clinically-relevant biomaterials. Hettiaratchi is a recipient of an NIH R21 Trailblazer Award for her project, “A Directed Evolution Approach to Affinity-Based Protein Delivery.” She was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Toronto after receiving her doctorate in biomedical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University. She holds an affiliate appointment at Oregon Health & Science University.

Recent Media:
Ep. 222: “Protein delivery vehicles for regenerative medicine” Featuring Dr. Marian Hettiaratchi (The Stem Cell Podcast, July 26, 2022)
Altered enzyme offers hope for spinal injury and stroke (Around the O, Sept. 8, 2020)
New Knight Campus bioengineer advances bone repair research (Around the O, Jan. 7, 2020)