STEM Seminar: Dr. Sara Taylor

Dr. Taylor completed both her PhD in biomedical engineering and her MD at Washington University in St. Louis in 2005. She is now a staff scientist at the WashU School of Medicine, where she studies pediatric brain tumors. In her studies of spinal cord injuries and brain tumors, she has performed neurosurgery on packs of mice and rats, designed nanoparticles and scaffolds for drug delivery to the brain, and grown cells from the tumors of dozens of Children’s Hospital patients to assist doctors in their research.