I am a nanomedicine scientist with academic and industry experience in the field of lipid-based drug delivery systems for small molecule therapeutics, proteins, and genetic drugs. As a researcher, I have made major contributions in the design and development of lipid nanoparticles (LNP). Most notably, my work has described the biophysical processes of LNP formation, the mechanism by which these particles form, and the numerous factors that can affect this process. It has provided the foundational basis for the design and manipulation of particle formation processes to improve LNP potency and prevent deleterious effects of formulation methods. Leveraging this plethora of information, I have contributed to designing LNP systems for the intracellular delivery of protein cargo in the context of neurological diseases. In the long term, my career goal is to develop safe and effective therapeutic interventions with LNP-based gene therapy.