Merck & Co., Inc.
Merck Research Laboratories
770 Sumneytown Pike, P.O. Box 4
West Point, PA 19486
Nanomedicine, RNA, Polymers, drug delivery, Nanotechnology, Formulations, Biodegradable Polymers
- Stephanie (Gratton) Barrett is currently an Associate Principal Scientist and works in the Discovery Pharmaceutical Sciences group at Merck & Co, Inc..
- She received her B. Sc. from McMaster University (Ontario, Canada) and her Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in polymer science.
- During her Ph.D., her research centered on the cellular delivery of biocompatible, monodisperse, shape-specific polymeric nanogels produced using Particle Replication In Non-wetting Templates (PRINT) technology.
- Her first project at Merck was polymer-based delivery of siRNA. Stephanie has authored numerous papers and patents in the field of siRNA delivery.