McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Distinguished Lecture October 10, 2013

The McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine’s Fall Distinguished prestwichLecturer is Glenn Prestwich, PhD, Presidential Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Research Professor of Biochemistry, University of Utah.  Dr. Prestwich’s lecture is entitled “The Entrepreneurial Ecosytem and Its Role in Translating Hyaluronan Materials to the Clinic.”

Dr. Prestwich is also the Director for two Utah Centers of Excellence for technology commercialization: The Center for Cell Signaling and The Center for Therapeutic Biomaterials.

Dr. Prestwich graduated with honors with a degree in Chemistry from the California Institute of Technology in 1970.  He then earned a PhD in Chemistry from Stanford University.  He did two NIH postdoctoral fellowships, one at Cornell University and then another at the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology in Nairobi, Kenya.

The lecture is scheduled for October 10, 2013, at 4:00 pm at the University Club, Ballroom B; a reception will follow.

If you would like to meet with Dr. Prestwich during his visit, please contact Rebecca Bauroth at 412-624-5242, or

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