Alexandra Piotrowski-Daspit, Ph.D.

Position: Co-founder

Dr. Alexandra (Alex) Piotrowski-Daspit is an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Internal Medicine – Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Division at the University of Michigan. Alex received her bachelor’s degree in Chemical-Biological Engineering and Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and her Ph.D. in Chemical & Biological Engineering from Princeton University. She trained as a postdoctoral fellow at Yale University under Dr. Saltzman developing the PACE polymer delivery platform. Her independent research group at the University of Michigan harnesses expertise in chemical/biomedical engineering, biomaterials, genetics, and drug delivery to develop therapeutic strategies for hereditary disorders such as cystic fibrosis.