Event Scheduled for Apr 22, 2015
Event: The 2015 John and Valerie Rowe Lecture
Location: Student Union Theatre
Time: 05:00 pm
Details of Event:
Lecture By: Dr. Cato Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Institute for Regenerative Engineering, Albert and Wilda Van Dusen Chair in Academic Medicine, and Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Chemical, Materials and Biomolecular Engineering. Dr. Laurencin is the founder and director of both the Institute for Regenerative Engineering and the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Center for Biomedical, Biological, Physical and Engineering Sciences at the University of Connecticut. He also serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science at UCONN. For his outstanding achievements in medicine, engineering and science, and for his distinguished service to the university, UCONN named him a University Professor. He is the 8th in UCONN’s 130 year history.
Dr. Laurencin’s work in science focuses on biomaterials, nanotechnology, drug delivery, stem cell science and a new field he has pioneered, Regenerative Engineering. In 2012, his work was highlighted by National Geographic Magazine in its edition, “100 Scientific Discoveries that Changed the World”. Dr. Laurencin’s work is funded by the National Science Foundation, the Department of Defense, and the National Institutes of Health, where he is a recipient of a 2014 NIH Pioneer Award for his work inRegenerative Engineering.
This lecture is free and open to the public.
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