Sangeeta N. Bhatia, Indian Origin Scientist Wins 250,000 Dollars Heinz Award

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Sangeeta N. Bhatia, is an Indian American biological engineer and professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Bhatia’s research investigates applications of micro- and nano-technology for tissue repair and regeneration.

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She has developed artificial human microlivers for drug testing, has won a prestigious 250,000 dollars Heinz award for her work in tissue engineering and disease detection.

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The research in the Laboratory for Multiscale Regenerative Technologies, directed by Sangeeta Bhatia, is dedicated to leveraging miniaturization tools from the world of engineering to impact human health.

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Sangeeta Bhatia at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been named the recipient of the 2015 Heinz Award for Technology, the Economy, and Employment. The award includes an unrestricted prize of 250,000 dollars. The Heinz Awards annually recognise individuals for their extraordinary contributions to arts and humanities; environment; human condition; public policy; and technology, the economy, and employment. “This type of recognition helps to bring science into the public eye so that everyone can appreciate the dedication and innovation that is happening in laboratories all over the country,” said Ms Bhatia, the John J and Dorothy Wilson Professor of Health Sciences and Technology and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. (Source NDTV – Read More Details)

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Sangeeta N. Bhatia In News and More Information About Her Achievements

Indian-Origin Scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology Wins 250,000 Dollars Heinz Award (NDTV)

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Cancer-Fighting Inventor Sangeeta Bhatia Wins $500,000 Prize (NBC News)

Indian-American scientist Sangeeta Bhatia develops paper diagnostic for cancer (The Indian Express)

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