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Dr. Cato Laurencin Discusses Study of Racial Disparities With COVID-19

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United Nations to Honor Dr. Cato T. Laurencin

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has announced that Dr. Cato T. Laurencin is a winner of the 2019 UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences.

National Academy of Medicine Honors Dr. Cato T. Laurencin for Outstanding Service

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) honored Dr. Cato T. Laurencin for his outstanding service on Oct. 21 with the Walsh McDermott Medal.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects UConn’s Dr. Cato T. Laurencin

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences on Oct. 12.

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Dr. Cato Laurencin Wins the National Academy of Engineering 2019 Simon Ramo Founders Award

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has honored UConn’s Dr. Cato T. Laurencin for his extraordinary impact on the engineering profession.

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Laurencin Travel Fellowships Awarded

UConn’s Sydney Wimberley is one of two students awarded a 2019 Cato T. Laurencin Travel Fellowship, enabling membership to the Society For Biomaterials and attendance at its annual meeting.

Laurencin, a pioneering expert in the field of regenerative engineering, spoke at MS&T 18 about how novel systems using graphene-ceramics, for example, could provide new possibilities for bone regeneration. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin Receives 2019 AAAS Philip Hauge Abelson Prize

The Abelson Prize recognizes Dr. Cato Laurencin's global leadership in biomedical technology innovation, public service in shaping United States technology policy and invaluable mentorship to a generation of minority scientists.

Laurencin, a pioneering expert in the field of regenerative engineering, spoke at MS&T 18 about new avenues for regenerative engineering using MSE principles and new technology, including how novel systems using graphene-ceramics, for example, could provide new possibilities for bone regeneration. (Photo Courtesy of Dr. Laurencin

UConn Engineering Professor Laurencin Gives Plenary Lecture at MS&T 18 Conference

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, the University of Connecticut’s 8th University Professor in school history and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering gave the American Ceramic Society’s Edward Orton Jr. Memorial Lecture at the 2018 Materials Science & Technology Conference on October 16. His presentation led the Plenary Session for the scientific meeting.

UConn’s Laurencin Leads National Conversation on Black Men in Medicine

Nationally renowned physicians of color—led by UConn Health’s Dr. Cato T. Laurencin—are calling for action to address what they refer to as an American crisis that threatens the quality of our health care system: a decline in the rate of Black males going into medicine and science. According to some measures, approximately 2 percent of […]

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin has been elected a Foreign Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (Photo: UConn Health).

Indian National Academy of Engineering Elects Dr. Laurencin

Dr. Cato T. Laurencin of UConn Health is a newly elected Foreign Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering.


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