BME Associate Professor Ashley Brown has been recognized with the prestigious 2022 Mid-Career Award from the Society for Biomaterials (SFB), which recognizes members who have demonstrated outstanding achievements in and/or contributions to the field of biomaterials research. Nominator Dr. Christopher A. Siedlecki said: “Dr. Brown has established a strong reputation for her research program, as evidenced by both her outstanding extramural support record and her remarkable publication record. Dr. Brown’s research spans both translational and fundamental efforts and draws from multiple scientific disciplines to develop creative and effective solutions to both address critical clinical needs and to elucidate novel fundamental biological mechanisms. Altogether, more than 10 million people suffer from conditions addressed by Dr. Brown’s research program, with more than $100 billion in health care costs spent on these problems. It’s clear that Dr. Brown’s work has the potential to dramatically improve healthcare worldwide.”
The Society for Biomaterials is a multidisciplinary society of academic, healthcare, governmental and business professionals dedicated to promoting advancements in all aspects of biomaterials science, education and professional standards to enhance human health and quality of life. One of the defining aspects of SFB is its commitment to bridging the gap between academic research and its application within an industry setting to advance the biomaterials field and lead to innovations in research, patient care and policy. Dr Ashley Brown will be presented with the award at the Opening Ceremony during the SFB 2022 Annual Meeting being held April 27-30, 2022 in Baltimore, Maryland. Many congratulations to Prof Ashley Brown on receiving this well-deserved award and recognition! To read the official announcement, visit the SFB website here.