Grace C. Bingham
Grace Bingham is a doctoral candidate in the Biomedical Engineering Department at the University of Virginia. She first moved to Charlottesville two years ago to begin her graduate studies after graduating from Louisiana State University with her bachelors in biological engineering and minor in biological sciences. Grace’s research focuses on finding new drug targets for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, an incurable disease in the lungs. As the outreach and advocacy co-chair of the Science Policy Initiative at UVA, she is especially enthusiastic about public health and enjoys using her expertise to communicate science and serve the local community. Her pastime passions are playing soccer in the Charlottesville Women’s League and with other graduate students, kayaking, baking for her friends and listening to medical podcasts.