Woo Laboratory Students Claim Awards at International Symposium
Two bioengineering graduate students under the mentorship of McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine faculty member Savio Woo, PhD, DSc, DEng, at the Musculoskeletal Research Center were the recipients of the Best Student Paper Award and Best Poster Award at the International Symposium on Ligaments and Tendons – XIV (ISL&T-XIV), which was held at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, NV, on March 27, 2015.
Ms. Katie Farraro (pictured left), her presentation entitled, “A Novel Magnesium Ring for Regeneration of an Injured Anterior Cruciate Ligament – In Vitro and In Vivo Studies in Goats,” was the recipient of the Best Student Paper Award.
Ms. Jonquil Flowers (pictured right), her presentation entitled, “A Novel Magnesium Based Suture Anchor for Soft Tissue Fixation,” was the recipient of the Best Poster Award.
Both presentations were selected by a panel of judges which included top notch investigators from all around the world in the field of ligament and tendon research.
Congratulations, Ms. Farraro and Ms. Flowers!