Dr Ushma Savla Neill

Northwestern University
Imperial College London

Marshall Sherfield Fellow Ushma earned her BS, MS and PhD degrees in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University, studying airway physiology and mathematical models of wound healing. She used her time as a Sherfield Fellow to study the mechanics of vascular permeability with C. Charles Michel at Imperial College, London. Ushma returned to the US in 2001, and spent 2 years as an editor at the journal, Nature Medicine before moving on to become the Executive Editor of the prestigious biomedical research journal, The Journal of Clinical Investigation.