Tao L. Lowe

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Biomedical Engineering
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
881 Madison Ave, Room 448
Memphis, TN 38163

Phone: (901) 448-1087
Fax:      (901) 448-1128
Email:   tlowe4@uthsc.edu



Dr. Lowe received her Ph.D. with an Eximia Cum Laude from the University of Helsinki, Finland. She conducted two years’ postdoctoral research in the Chemical Engineering Department at University of Wisconsin, Madison. She has published many high impact peer-reviewed papers, has been awarded US patents, and has lectured extensively throughout the global scientific community. Her research has been supported by NIH, DOD, Coulter Foundation, and JDRF, etc. Her research activities have been recognized in the RSC’s Chemistry in Britain, Research Penn State Magazine, Press Release of ARVO, and Feature Research in the “EURETINA-Brief” of European Association of Retina Specialists, etc. Dr. Lowe has trained ca. 70 students, including PhD, MD, MD/PhD, PharmD, and PharmD/PhD. She serves on the editorial boards of over a dozen international journals. She is a grant reviewer for over 80 study sections/panels of NIH, NSF, DOD, EPA, USED, NSERC, ETHZ, etc. Dr. Lowe has serviced on the committees of many professional societies including AAPS, ARVO, SFB, AIChE, ACS, BMES, and CRS, etc., and chaired over 30 sessions at international conferences. She was the 2010 Chair of the Biomaterials Area of AIChE and is currently the Chair of the Nanotechnology Focus Group of AAPS. Dr. Lowe has achieved numerous honors and awards including Early Career Award in Translational Research from the Coulter Foundation.