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|Engineering APOC Students Travel to Ghana to Study Type 2 Diabetes|
Students participating in Penn Engineering’s Appropriate Point of Care Diagnostics (APOC) program traveled to Ghana to design a point-of-care device that will address the growing problem of Type 2 diabetes in Sub-Saharan Africa. Type 2 diabetes is gravely understudied in Sub-Saharan Africa, with about 80 percent of the affected population believed to be undiagnosed.
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|Danielle Bassett Receives 2014 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship|
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced Wednesday that Danielle Bassett, Skirkanich Assistant Professor of Innovation in Bioengineering, has been selected as a 2014 MacArthur Fellow. The fellowship, often referred to as a “Genius Grant,” provides funding for creative, innovative, path-breaking work in a broad range of scholarly and artistic fields.
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|Arjun Raj Receives NSF CAREER Award|
|Arjun Raj is the recipient of an NSF CAREER Award for his proposal, "Unraveling Homeostatic Mechanisms in Gene Expression Regulation: Integrating Research and Scientific Communication." The CAREER award is the NSF’s most prestigious award in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations.|
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|Dan Huh Receives 2014 NIH New Innovator Award|
Dan Huh, Wilf Family Term Assistant Professor in Bioengineering, is a recipient of the NIH New Innovator Award. The highly competitive award grants Huh $1.5 million during the next five years to develop microfabricated systems that mimic diseased human lungs.