Claire Witherel

Dr. Claire Witherel currently is a University of Pennsylvania Provost Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Professor Jason Burdick’s lab in the department of Bioengineering. Her research interests include the development of immunomodulatory hyaluronic acid-based hydrogels for the treatment of osteoarthritis in the knee. Prior to joining the Burdick Lab, she completed her PhD at Drexel University advised by Professor Kara Spiller studying innate immune-stromal cell crosstalk in the context of biomaterial-mediated fibrosis.