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Bioceramics Development and Applications

ISSN: 2090-5025

Open Access

Cato T. Laurencin

Cato T. Laurencin


University Professor, UConn Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (CICATS) Director, Institute for Regenerative Engineering Endowed Chair Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UConn Health Tenured Professor, School of Engineering

Biography

Dr. Laurencin is a designated University Professor at the University of Connecticut. He is the Albert and Wilda Van Dusen Distinguished Endowed Chair Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery in the School of Medicine. In addition, Dr. Laurencin is a tenured member of the faculty in the School of Engineering and is Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Professor of Materials Engineering and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at UConn. Dr. Laurencin serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, UConn’s cross-university translational science institute. In addition, he is the Founding Director of the Institute for Regenerative Engineering and the Founding Director of the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Center for Biomedical, Biological, Physical and Engineering Sciences at UConn Health.He is an elected member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering, previously served as the UConn Health Center’s Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the UConn School of Medicine. Prior to that Dr. Laurencin was the Lillian T. Pratt Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Virginia, as well as the Orthopaedic Surgeon-in-Chief at the University of Virginia Health System. In addition, he was designated as a University Professor at the University of Virginia by the President and held professorships in biomedical engineering and chemical engineering.

Research Interest

Tissue engineering, Biomaterials science, Nanotechnology and stem cell science

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