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New biomaterials for biomedical research and biomedical devices: What’s coming up?

Thursday, 2017, January 5 - 14:00
School of School of Electrical and Automation Engineering & School of Chemistry and Materials Science
Xuejun Wen
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Xuejun Wen, M.D., Ph.D., William H. Goodwin Endowed Chair Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering, VCU School of Engineering, will present a lecture entitled "New Biomaterials for Biomedical Research and Biomedical Devices: What's coming up?" Dr. Wen is a fellow in the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering and a recipient of the prestigious National Science Foundation Career Award for his research in stem cell-viability aimed at curing such diseases and injuries as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, heart and brain strokes, diabetes, spinal cord injuries and skeletal and craniofacial injuries. He received his M.D. from Henan Medical University and his Ph.D. from the University of Utah.