Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Neeraj Vij is an Assistant Professor at Department of Pediatric Respiratory Sciences and Institute of NanoBiotechnology, The Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Vij obtained his PhD in Biotechnology from Indian Institute of Technology, India in 2001 followed by postdoctoral fellowships at Institute of Genetics, BRC, Hungary, University of Heidelberg, Germany and Johns Hopkins University, USA. He joined Johns Hopkins faculty in 2006.
His major research interests includes inflammatory and protein misfolding disorders. The research focus of his laboratory is identification of molecular pathways leading to chronic disease pathophysiology with an aim to identify novel therapeutic strategies. At the translational front his laboratory focuses on identification of novel therapeutic strategies including design of small molecules and nano- drug delivery systems. Major goal of his laboratory is to design novel targeted and sustained drug/gene delivery systems for chronic obstructive lung diseases such as COPD and CF.