Dr. Konstantinos Konstantopoulos has accepted an invitation to serve as the next chairman of the Bioengineering, Technology & Surgical Sciences Study Section at the Center for Scientific Review. Membership on a study section represents a major commitment of professional time and energy as well as a unique opportunity to contribute to the national biomedical research… Read more »
Dr. Konstantinos Konstantopoulos has been chosen as this year’s Robert H. Rond, Sr. Excellence in Teaching Award recipient.
Colin Paul, a 1st-year graduate student, has been awarded a Fellowship by the National Science Foundation.
Phrabha Shalini Raman, a 3rd-year graduate student, has been awarded a Predoctoral Fellowship by the American Heart Association.
Dr. Ruben Almaraz has been awarded the Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research from the National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health.
Dr. Konstantopoulos has been elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). Located in Washington, D.C., AIMBE is the leading advocacy group for medical and biological engineering and is comprised of some of the most important leaders in science and engineering, the top 2% of medical and… Read more »
The surfaces of all cells–both normal ones and cancer causing—are coated with tiny sugar molecules that bind to compatible sites on blood vessel walls and allow the cell to travel around the body and into tissues. But what starts out as a friendly molecular “handshake” for normal cells turns into a deadly embrace where tumor… Read more »