Behnoush Khorsand

Novel Implant for Bone Healing

Behnoush Khorsand received her M.Sc. in polymer chemistry at Concordia University (Canada) in 2013. Her work focused on the development of stimuli-responsive degradable block copolymer micelles as smart drug delivery nanocarriers. In 2014, she joined the Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics Ph.D. Program under the supervision of Pr. Aliasger Salem at the College of Pharmacy. Her research at Iowa is focused on tissue engineering using biodegradable scaffolds and novel drug carrier formulations.