Robert M. Nerem is Professor Emeritus of Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and a member of the Institute of Medicine and the United States National Academy of Engineering. He earned a B.S. from the University of Oklahoma before earning an M.Sc and Ph.D from Ohio State University. He has specialized in regenerative medicine, biomechanics, tissue engineering, and other bioengineering areas.
His research has yielded more than 200 peer-reviewed publications, such as “Molecular cloning and characterization of the constitutive bovine aortic endothelial cell nitric oxide synthesis”. He has many critical works of value to the field, including “A Tissue Engineering Approach to Progenitor Cell Delivery Results in Significant Cell Engraftment and Improved Myocardial Remodeling” which was published in 2007.
He has been elected as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a foreign member of the Polish Academy of Sciences, the Japan Society for Medical and Biological Engineering, and the Swedish Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences. He is also a fellow of the American Heart Association, the American Physical Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He also served as technical editor for the ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering.
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Robert M. Nerem, often referred to as Bob Nerem, a member of the U. S. National Academy of Engineering and the Institute of Medicine, held the Parker H. Petit Distinguished Chair for Engineering in Medicine and Institute Professor Emeritus at the Georgia Institute of Technology where he was an Emeritus Professor until his death.Source: Wikipedia
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