Tania Baltazar Receives Young Investigator Award

Tania Baltazar, a 4th year Ph.D. student, was selected as a recepient of this year's Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine Young Investigator Award. Graduate or Postdoctoral members of the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS), who are in the early stages of a career within regenerative medicine and are making outstanding strides in the field, are eligible for this award. Tania's current research project is "aimed at the development of the first 3D bioprinted in vitro model of vascularized human skin [...]." Tania's Ph.D. work is in Bioengineering - Cell Therapies and Regenerative Medicine at the Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon, Portugal, but she has been under the supervision of Dr. Pankaj Karande since 2015 where she has been developing her research at RPI.

For more information on the Young Investigator Award and to see more of Tania's biography, please visit https://www.termis.org/am2017/wfirm.php