Professor of Medical Science and Engineering
Jeff Morgan is Professor of Medical Science and Engineering at Brown University. A graduate of Syracuse (BS) and Harvard (PhD) with postdoctoral training at MIT and the Whitehead Institute, he was on the faculty of Harvard Medical School prior to Brown. Dr. Morgan has received numerous awards and patents for his research in gene therapy and tissue engineering and he has co-founded three companies including his latest, Microtissues, Inc (www.microtissues.com). Among his inventions are the 3D Petri Dish®, a technology for growing cells in three dimensions with applications in toxicity testing, drug discovery and tissue engineering. Dr. Morgan has published over 130 peer-reviewed papers, reviews and chapters and has edited two books and is an inventor of 12 U.S. and international patents. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors as well as a Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering.
Tuesday, February 6
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM