Faculty-led teams in partnership with Greenville Health System are tackling some of the greatest health challenges facing the state and nation, such as childhood obesity, prenatal care, vascular care, treatment of orthopaedic injuries, helping soldiers transition to civilian life, infirmities related to aging and health disparities.
Clinton Colmenares, a 20-year veteran of science and research news, has joined Clemson University’s Office of Media Relations as director of research communications. He began Oct. 19.
A bioengineer who is working to grow new arteries in a lab and an industrial engineer who is developing a health care app are the first winners of two new awards that strengthen ties between Clemson University and Greenville Health System (GHS).
Clemson University has been awarded $11 million to expand a bioengineering center that helps mentor junior faculty members as they research how lab-grown tissue can treat some of the world’s most debilitating diseases, ranging from heart disease to spinal cord injuries.