Bioengineering Distinguished Lecture

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Tuesday March 31, 2020
      11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, Atrium
  • Phone: 4048946228
  • URL: Petit Institute website
  • Email: connect@ibb.gatech.edu
  • Fee(s):
    N/A
  • Extras:
Contact

Vahid Serpooshan, Ph.D. - faculty host

Summaries

Summary Sentence: "Regenerative Medicine: Current Concepts and Changing Trends" - Anthony Atala, M.D. - Wake Forest University

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"Regenerative Medicine:  Current Concepts and Changing Trends"

Anthony Atala, M.D.
Professor, Urology
Chair and Institute Director, Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Wake Forest University


Anthony Atala, MD, is the G. Link Professor and Director of the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and the W. Boyce Professor and Chair of Urology. Dr. Atala is a practicing surgeon and a researcher in the area of regenerative medicine. Fifteen applications of technologies developed in Dr. Atala's laboratory have been used clinically. He is Editor of 25 books and 3 journals. Dr. Atala has published over 600 journal articles, and has received over 250 national and international patents. Dr. Atala was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences, to the National Academy of Inventors as a Charter Fellow, and to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.

Dr. Atala is a recipient of the US Congress funded Christopher Columbus Foundation Award, bestowed on a living American who is currently working on a discovery that will significantly affect society; the World Technology Award in Health and Medicine, for achieving significant and lasting progress; the Edison Science/Medical Award for innovation, the R&D Innovator of the Year Award, and the Smithsonian Ingenuity Award for Bioprinting Tissue and Organs. Dr. Atala’s work was listed twice as Time Magazine’s Top 10 medical breakthroughs of the year, and once as one of 5 discoveries that will change the future of organ transplants. He was named by Scientific American as one of the world’s most influential people in biotechnology, by U.S. News & World Report as one of 14 Pioneers of Medical Progress in the 21st Century, by Life Sciences Intellectual Property Review as one of the top key influencers in the life sciences intellectual property arena, and by Nature Biotechnology as one of the top 10 translational researchers in the world. Dr. Atala has led or served several national professional and government committees, including the National Institutes of Health working group on Cells and Developmental Biology, the National Institutes of Health Bioengineering Consortium, and the National Cancer Institute’s Advisory Board. He is a founding member of the Tissue Engineering Society, Regenerative Medicine Foundation, Regenerative Medicine Manufacturing Innovation Consortium, Regenerative Medicine Development Organization, and Regenerative Medicine Manufacturing Society.

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Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB), Wallace H. Coulter Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Postdoc, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
IBB
Status
  • Created By: Colly Mitchell
  • Workflow Status: Draft
  • Created On: Feb 6, 2020 - 8:22am
  • Last Updated: Mar 13, 2020 - 10:33am