Two of IPrime’s outstanding researchers have been honored by being inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows. The AIMBE College of Fellows represents 1,500 individuals, the top 2 percent of the most accomplished and distinguished medical and biological engineers responsible for innovation and discovery, consisting of clinicians, industry professionals, academics and scientists. Fellows have distinguished themselves through their contributions in research, industrial practice, and/or education.
Professor Theresa Reineke of IPrime’s MP research group was elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows for her outstanding and creative contributions to the design and discovery of synthetic polymers for drug and gene delivery.
Professor Efie Kokkoli of IPrime’s BPM research group is nominated for outstanding contributions to the design of peptide- and aptamer-amphiphiles for the development of functionalized biomaterials.