Adam Feinberg - BME Alumn - receives prestigious NIH Innovator award

Adam Feinberg (UF PHD BME 2004) was awarded one of 81 Innovation Awards from the National Institutes of Health.  Dr. Feinberg is currently an assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University with joint appointments in Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering.  Dr. Feinberg has continued the work he started at UF on how cells interact with surfaces and the extracellular matrix.  

The award includes a $2.5M NIH grant over 5 years and Dr. Feinberg's project is entitled "Human Myocardium Engineered Using Developmentally-Inspired Protein Scaffolds".

Congratulations to Dr. Feinberg, a very successful UF BME alumn!

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