Angelie M. Rivera Rodriguez
Angelie Rivera Rodriguez, Ph.D., (she/her) is a postdoctoral scholar in Radiology. Her postdoctoral work focuses on identifying biomarkers of multiple sclerosis for disease diagnosis using nuclear imaging. She is also developing lipid nanoparticles for the in vivo modulation of immune cells. Angelie is particularly interested in the intersection of nanomedicine and molecular imaging to create diagnostic and therapeutic tools. Angelie completed her B.S. in Industrial Biotechnology at the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Florida. Her thesis work focused on the biomedical applications of magnetic nanoparticles for cancer treatment and immune cell tracking. She was awarded the NSF-GRFP and the NIH-F31-Diversity fellowships during her Ph.D. As a female Latina, Angelie is passionate about the diversity and inclusion of minorities in STEM and has been an active member and mentor to the LatinXinBME community. Angelie enjoys doing ceramic art and kayaking.