Prof. Vunjak-Novakovic Named AAAS Fellow and one of Foreign Policy’s 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2014

Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, The Mikati Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering and a professor of medical sciences (in Medicine) at Columbia University, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) “for distinguishing contributions to the field of tissue engineering, particularly by developing functional human tissues for regenerative medicine, stem cell research, and modeling of disease.” She joins three P&S faculty members who are among 401 new fellows honored for their contributions to innovation, education, and scientific leadership. She and her co-fellows will be honored in February at the AAAS Fellows Forum during the 2015 AAAS annual meeting in San Jose, CA.

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