College of Engineering

Prof. Nima Rahbar Wins Life Sciences Award

Prof. Nima Rahbar, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been awarded a $75,000 grant from the Life Sciences Moment Fund

This award is funded by the UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science for projects that are inter-campus in orientation, each with a collaborator from the Worcester campus and directed towards life sciences projects related to clinical and translational research. Dr. Rahbar is working with Dr. Jie Song, in the Departments of Orthopedics and Cell Biology at University of Massachusetts Medical School to develop improved bone tissue scaffolding based on bioinspired polymers.

Author:  "N. Rahbar"
Date:  28-4-2010
Submitted by:  T. Meressi
Department:  College Of Engineering - Cen

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