Christopher M. Jewell

Christopher M. Jewell

Christopher M. Jewell, PhD, is an associate professor in the Fischell Dept. of Bio­engineering at the Univ. of Maryland and a Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovator (Email: cmjewell@umd.edu). He is an associate scientific advisor for Science Translational Medicine and holds appointments as a non-clinical scientist at the Baltimore Veterans Administration and as a full member of Greenbaum Cancer Center. He has published more than 60 papers and patents using materials to study and control immune function, and to enable drug and gene delivery. He has received many awards for research and education, including the NSF CAREER Award, and was selected as a 2016 Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Young Innovator, and as a Young Investigator of the Melanoma Research Alliance and the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy. He was selected as the state of Maryland’s Outstanding Young Engineer by the Maryland Academy of Science, the state’s highest honor awarded to an engineer under age 36. After his doctoral work, Dr. Jewell worked at the Boston Consulting Group before completing his postgraduate training at MIT and Harvard.