Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic Receives AIMBE’s Highest Award

Mar 22 2021 | By Alexis Newman | AIMBE

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) is honored to recognize Columbia University Professor and Mikati Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Medical Sciences, Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, with its 2021 Pierre Galletti Award, the Institute’s highest accolade. Including years of contributions to AIMBE and the BME community, Vunjak-Novakovic is recognized for impactful innovations in technologies to generate, understand and utilize functional human tissues, especially in regenerative engineering, studies of development and disease, while inspiring the next generation of practitioners. This award is presented to an individual in recognition of his/her contributions to public awareness of medical and biological engineering, and to the advancement of biomedical public policy in science, engineering, and education. 

The award will be presented at the AIMBE Annual Meeting on March 26, 2021 at 4:10 p.m. EDT.

Six AIMBE Professional Impact Awardees will also be announced.