Wake Forest Baptist Awarded Grant from National Foundation
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – August 31, 2017 – The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, part of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant.
The three-year, $366,423 grant will engage undergraduate students in research at the interface of engineering and biology in areas of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine (TERM) each summer. The grant will focus on enhancing participation and interest of underrepresented groups such as: women, first-generation students, veterans and non-traditional students attending two- and four-year institutions with limited access to TERM research.
The NSF is an independent federal agency that promotes the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity and welfare; and to secure the national defense.
SOURCE: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center