About The Person
Dr. Joy Wolfram leads a nanomedicine research laboratory with the goal of developing innovative nanoparticles that bring the next generation of treatments directly to the clinic. She has designed many preclinical nanoparticles for treating cancer and other life-threatening diseases and has authored over 50 publications in the past five years. She is currently based at Mayo Clinic Florida with affiliate faculty positions at the Houston Methodist Hospital and the University of North Florida. She is a board member and scientific advisor of several companies around the world with a cumulative customer base of over 18 million. She is actively involved in community outreach and scientific education, including serving as the chair of an Education and Outreach Working Group of the National Cancer Institute in the United States. As a TED speaker she strives to bring science to a wider audience. She was listed on the Forbes 30 under 30 in healthcare in 2019. Native of Finland, she was also selected as one of 12 internationally accomplished Finns, alongside Nobel laureates.