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Ali Khademhossein elected as senior member of the National Academy of Inventors

Grant and Award Announcement

Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation

(LOS ANGELES) - The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has elected Ali Khademhosseini, Ph.D., of the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation, to the rank of NAI Senior Member. The NAI Senior Member Advisory Committee has chosen to honor him for his achievements and contributions to the innovation ecosystem at the NAI Member Institution, and he will be recognized formally at their tenth anniversary annual meeting on June 7-9, 2021.

The National Academy of Inventors is a non-profit organization whose aim is to recognize and encourage the work of inventors who hold U.S. patents, to mentor and educate innovative students and to translate its members' inventions to benefit society.

Dr. Khademhosseini has extensive research and leadership experience in the field of biomedical technology. He has formerly held professorships at UCLA and at Harvard Medical School/MIT. He is recognized as a world-renowned leader in combining micro- and nano-engineering approaches with advanced biomaterials for regenerative medicine applications. Dr. Khademhosseini is a co-founder and Scientific Board Member of Obsidio Medical Inc, a biomaterials technology startup company.

"It is wonderful to have Dr. Khademhosseini honored in this way, said Stewart Han, President of the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation, "We are proud to have such a distinguished and innovative scientist as the Director and CEO of our institute."



Stewart Han,, +1 818-836-4393 Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation

The Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation ( is a non-profit research organization that invents and fosters practical solutions that restore or enhance the health of individuals. The Institute is made possible through an endowment from the late Dr. Paul I. Terasaki, a pioneer in the field of organ transplant technology

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