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NSF CAREER Award: Dr. Vega takes aim at critical barrier in medicine

4/10/23 - Sebastián L. Vega, Ph.D., an assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Rowan University, has received a five-year, $512,890 CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to investigate why stem cells lose their identity outside the body. The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program offers the independent federal agency’s most prestigious awards to early-career faculty. Vega has dual appointments in the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering and the Rowan-Virtua School of Translational Biomedical Engineering & Sciences, where he is also a founding faculty member of the Rowan-Virtua Institute of Regenerative Medicine and Transplantation.

Rowan BME inventors receive Edison Patent Award for back pain treatment

11/17/22 - Dr. Anthony Lowman, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Dr. Erik Brewer, a Senior Lecturer in the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering, won the prestigious award for their U.S. patent, “Cross-Linked Hydrogels and Methods of Making the Same.” In recent clinical trials, patients reported their chronic pain levels decreased by more than 80% at three months.

Rowan BME has a strong presence in the 2021 TechConnect Conference

10/18/21 - The annual TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo highlights research advances from organizations and universities all over the world, but the event is much more than a strictly academic conference.

“The TechConnect conference is a matchmaking opportunity for researchers who can showcase their innovations and meet potential investors,” said Dr. Tabbetha Dobbins, Rowan University’s interim vice president for research. “Presenting at TechConnect is a good way to get exposure and network. Researchers and innovators can greatly broaden their reach with one event.”