Professor Rena Bizios, a chemical/biomedical engineer by training, has pursued a career in academia. She is now the Lutcher Brown Endowed Chair Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Texas at San Antonio, in San Antonio, TX, USA. Her research interests include cellular and tissue engineering, tissue regeneration, biomaterials (including nanostructured ones) and biocompatibility. She has taught various undergraduate and graduate fundamental engineering and biomedical engineering courses as well as developed new courses for biomedical engineering curricula. She co-authored a textbook (An Introduction to Tissue-Biomaterial Interactions), co-edited a book (Biological Interactions on Material Surfaces: Understanding and Controlling Protein, Cell and Tissue Responses), authored/co-authored scientific publications and book chapters, and is co-inventor of several patents/disclosures. She co-organized and/or co-chaired numerous symposia and sessions at regional, national, and international conferences. Professor Bizios is member of, and active participant (including elected officer positions) in, several professional societies, as well as member of the Editorial Board of five scientific/engineering journals. She served on various national-level review committees and on numerous academic committees. She has given numerous presentations at scientific conferences and invited seminars/lectures at academic institutions and in industry. Her contributions to education and research-related accomplishments have been recognized by several local, regional and national awards. She is Fellow of five professional societies and member of the National Academy of Medicine, The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas, the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering, the Academy of Athens, Greece, the National Academy of Inventors, and of the National Academy of Engineering.
Τίτλος: "STRATEGIES FOR IMPLANTABLE MATERIALS AND DEVICES. LESSONS LEARNED FROM PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOLOGY"
Θεματική Περιοχή: Βιοχημική Μηχανική - Βιοτεχνολογία
Κωδικός Εργασίας: P-511
- Rena, Bizios, The University of Texas at San Antonio, USA