December 15, 2015
Two researchers at the University of California, San Diego, have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.
Shu Chien, Distinguished Professor of Bioengineering and Medicine, and Michael Sailor, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, were among 168 new fellows announced by the academy today.. … Read the full story from the UC San Diego Newsroom
Shu Chien, MD, PhD, is a world-renowned researcher and inventor who has conducted pioneering investigations in atherosclerosis and hypertension. His work has brought about significant advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Chien is founding chair of the UC San Diego Department of Bioengineering and director of the Institute of Engineering in Medicine. In the Department of Medicine, he is Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the Division of Physiology.
Earlier in 2015, Dr. Chen was selected to receive the prestigious Franklin Institute Award and was elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.