Ashlee Tipton, Ph.D.
Scientific Review Officer, Division of Extramural Activities
Ashlee Tipton, Ph.D., joined the NCCIH Division of Extramural Activities in early 2016 as a scientific review officer. Previously, she was a program analyst in the NCCIH Division of Extramural Research from June 2015 to 2016.
Dr. Tipton received her B.S. in biological sciences with a concentration in microbiology from the University of Maryland, College Park, and her Ph.D. in biomedical sciences with a concentration in vascular biology from Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia.
Prior to joining NIH, Dr. Tipton worked as a postdoctoral associate at the University of Maryland, College Park, in the Fischell Department of Bioengineering. Her postdoctoral research focused on targeted lymph node delivery of small molecule drugs using biomaterials to generate immunotherapy in rodent models of autoimmunity. As a Ph.D. student, Dr. Tipton elucidated the mechanism by which renal T cells and sex of the animal contribute to hypertension in a rodent animal model.