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Dr. Karolina Papera Valente


VoxCell BioInnovation

Dr. Karolina Papera Valente is the CEO & CSO at VoxCell BioInnovation.  She has a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering. Her Ph.D. was focused on engineering breast cancer tissue models and on the development of targeted delivery systems to the tumor area. Dr. Valente has extensive experience in tissue engineering, drug delivery systems, 3D bioprinting, and in vitro models. She is also passionate about research, teaching, and science. She is a strong advocate for gender equity and women in STEM. Karolina passed on postdoc offers from the Mayo Clinic and Stanford to start VoxCell.