NAE regional meeting March 10: Engineering Therapies for the Future

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
8:30 a.m. Breakfast for NAE members
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Open to public
James B. Hunt Jr. Library

On Tuesday, March 10, 2020, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) will hold its regional meeting at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus in Raleigh, N.C. The program, which is open to the public, begins at 9:00 a.m. with tours of the award-winning library, followed at 10:00 a.m. by a welcome from NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson, Louis Martin-Vega, dean of the College of Engineering, and John Anderson, president of the NAE. The meeting features the following presentations on the theme of Engineering Therapies for the Future:

  • “Engineering the Future of Health”
    by Bruce Tromberg (Director, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, NIBIB)
  • “Will Engineering Tissues Change Clinical Care?”
    by Laura Niklason (National Academy of Medicine, NAM)
  • The CRISPR Genome Editing Craze: Opportunities and Challenges”
    by Rodolphe Barrangou (NAE/National Academy of Sciences, NAS)
  • “Advanced Retinal Implants”
    by Mark Humuyan (NAE/NAM)
  • “Polymers in Implantable Medical Devices”
    by Len Pinchuk (NAE)
  • “Distributed Healthcare Through Wearable and Implantable Devices”
    by Stephen Oesterle (Venture Partner, New Enterprise Assoc.)
  • “A New Science of Therapeutics”
    by Jay Bradner (President, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research)

See NC State’s College of Engineering website for more information and a link to register.