Creating Biomedical Technologies to Improve Health


September 9, 2014

Biomedical Engineer Sangeeta Bhatia Wins the Lemelson-MIT Prize

NIBIB-supported biomedical engineer Sangeeta Bhatia has won the $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize in recognition of her work in designing and commercializing miniaturized technologies that seek to improve human health. Examples include developing a way to detect cancer through a paper urine test and building a microliver from scratch that can be used to help fight infectious diseases. Read the full story at Additional information can be found in the press release at

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Health Terms: 
Tissue Engineering/Regenerative Medicine