Sakiyama-Elbert chosen as AIMBE fellow from top 2 percent of biomedical engineers in the country

One of 79 newly-elected fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. Read More

On Jan. 20, the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) announced the election of 79 new members to the College of Fellows, including Shelly E. Sakiyama-Elbert, PhD.

Sakiyama-Elbert, associate professor of biomedical engineering in the School of Engineering & Applied Science, was elected “for pioneering work on biomaterials for drug delivery and cell transplantation for the treatment of peripheral nerve and spinal cord injury.”

Her lab develops biomaterials scaffolds for drug delivery and stem cell transplantation to treat peripheral nerve and spinal cord injuries.

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Posted on November 3, 2011
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