Rutgers Professor Recognized for Innovation

The New Jersey Association for Biomedical Research is pleased to announce that Dr. Kathryn Uhrich, Professor of Chemistry and Dean of Mathematical and Physical Sciences at Rutgers University, has been selected to receive the 2013 Common Pathways Award.
She will be honored on February 27, 2013 at NJABR’s 3Rs Sharing Conference II: The Power and Potential of Refinement and Reduction at the Palace at Somerset Park. The Common Pathways Award recognizes creative scientists, who are rethinking and reshaping
traditional methods to open new pathways to better health and improved animal welfare. The Common Pathways Award recognizes Dr. Uhrich’s extraordinary achievements that advance innovation in the life sciences. Dr. Kathryn Uhrich’s distinguished career reflects a series of significant scientific accomplishments, with outstanding contributions in research and business. The focus in her laboratory at Rutgers is on the synthesis and characterization of biocompatible
polymers for medical and dental applications such as drug delivery and tissue engineering. She is the Scientific Founder of Polymerix Corporation, a specialty pharmaceutical company that develops products based on therapeutic polymer technology. A leader and
mentor, Dr. Uhrich also holds graduate appointments in Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Pharmaceutics.
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