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News and Views December 2019

  • G. Levesque-Tremblay
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Awards and Recognitions

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) honored Dr. Cato T. Laurencin of the University of Connecticut, Editor-in-Chief of Regenerative Engineering and Translational Medicine, with the Simon Ramo Founders Award for his research contributions and leadership in engineering. Dr. Laurencin is known worldwide as a leader in biomaterials, nanotechnology, stem cell science, drug delivery systems, and a field he has pioneered, regenerative engineering. He is being recognized with the Simon Ramo Founders Award “for fundamental, critical, and groundbreaking scientific advances in the engineering of tissues, guiding technology and science policy, and promoting diversity and excellence in science.” Laurencin has produced seminal studies in a number of areas of engineering and science. In fact, he and his colleagues were the first to develop nanofiber technologies for tissue regeneration, and his group pioneered the development and understanding of polymer-ceramic systems...

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References

  1. Williams DF (Ed), Definitions in Biomaterials, Progress in Biomedical Engineering, Vol 4, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1987.Google Scholar
  2. Zhang XD and Williams DF (Eds.), Definitions of Biomaterials for the Twenty-First Century, Elsevier, 2019. ISBN: 978-0-12-818291-8.Google Scholar

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© The Regenerative Engineering Society 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Levesque-Tremblay
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  1. 1.Energy Bioscience InstituteUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyBerkeleyUSA

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