George Stetten honored for research on preventing blindness
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH NEWS RELEASE
PITTSBURGH (January 22, 2012) ... George Stetten, PhD , a professor of bioengineering in Pitt's Swanson School of Engineering, has been awarded a Research to Prevent Blindness Innovative Ophthalmic Research Award. This award, established in 2011, provides flexible funding to basic scientists actively engaged in "innovative, out-of-the-box" research in collaboration with the researcher institution's department of ophthalmology-in Stetten's case, the Pitt School of Medicine's Department of Ophthalmology. Stetten is one of six researchers at six institutions who have received the award since 2011. He also serves as a research professor at the Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute and is director of Pitt and CMU's Visualization and Image Analysis Laboratory and the Music Engineering Laboratory.
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