Program Director, Division of Discovery Science and Technology
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, NIH
Dr. Henderson is a Program Director within the Division of Discovery Science and Technology at the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB). She manages four scientific programs/platforms: Drug and Gene Delivery, Medical Devices, and the Biomaterials Program; and represents the NIH on the Nanoscale Science, Engineering & Technology Subcommittee (NSET). Dr. Henderson was previously Group Leader of the Biomaterials Group within the Polymers Division at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and a program manager and senior scientist at Novosystems and BASF. Dr. Henderson received her PhD degree in polymer science from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. Her technical expertise in materials science, bioengineering, and biotechnology encompasses technologies related to synthetic polymer chemistry, molecular biology, protein chemistry, microbial physiology, and enzymology.
Chairing the symposium on Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery.