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Chemistry Spotlight

Chemistry Spotlight

Andy Tennyson wins NSF CAREER Award

Andy in the lab with studentApril 2016. Congratulations to Andy Tennyson who recently learned that he was selected to win a prestigious NSF CAREER award. His project will explore new chemistries for preventing chemical degradation of medical implants, thereby extending implant lifetime, reducing pain and risk of inflammation, and reducing morbidity and mortality risks. The grant provides $500k of research support for the next five years. Good job Andy!

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