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2017 Award Winners

  • Founders Award – Jefferey Hubbell, PhD, University of Chicago
  • C. William Hall Award - Jim Burns, PhD, Casebia Therapeutics
  • Society For Biomaterials Award for Service -  Joel D. Bumgardner, PhD, Universityof Memphis
  • Technology Innovation & Development Award -  Len Pinchuk, PhD, Innovia, LLC
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research – Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert, PhD, University of Texas
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research -  Samir Mitragotri, PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature -  Ali Khademhosseini, PhD, Harvard Medical School
  • Young Investigator Award -  Ankur Singh, PhD, Cornell University
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - PhD Candidate -  John Clegg, University of Texas
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - PhD Candidate -  Ricardo Londono, University of Pittsburgh
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - Undergraduate -  Colleeen O’Connor, University of Texas
  • Outstanding Research by a Hospital Intern Award – Mary Lyvers, University of Illinois
  • C. William Hall Scholarship – Meghan Wyatt,  University of Pittsburgh
  • Cato T. Laurencin Travel Fellowship – Jeremy Nortey, North Carolina State University; Nicole Friend, University of California, San Diego; Taiwo Divinefavor Osinloye, University of Illinois at Chicago

2016 Award Winners

  • Founders Award - Cato Laurencin, MD, PhD, University of Conneticut
  • C. William Hall Award - Jim Curtis,  Dow Corning
  • Society For Biomaterials Award for Service -  Alan Litsky, MD, ScD, Ohio State University
  • Technology Innovation & Development Award -  Joseph Salamone, MD, PhD, Rochal Industries, LLC.
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research – Molly Stevens, PhD, Imperial College of London
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research -  Justin Hanes, PhD, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature -  Rocky Tuan, PhD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Young Investigator Award -  Fan Yang, PhD, Stanford University
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - PhD Candidate -  Jose Garcia, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - Undergraduate -  Abigail Loneker, University of Pittsburgh and Veronica Ibarra, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Outstanding Research by a Hospital Intern Award - Yalini Vigneswaran, MD, The University of Chicago
  • C. William Hall Scholarship – Amjad Akif, Ohio State University

2015 Award Winners

  • Founders Award - Paul Ducheyne, PhD, University of Pennsylvania
  • C. William Hall Award - Carl R. McMillin, PhD, Owner of Synthetic Body Parts, Inc
  • Society For Biomaterials Award for Service -  Lynne C. Jones, Ph.D, John Hopkins University
  • Technology Innovation & Development Award -  Frederick J. Schoen, MD, PhD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research – Jennifer West, PhD, Duke University
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research -  Xingdong Zhang, PhD, Sichuan University
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature -  Lonnie D. Shea, PhD, Northwestern University
  • Young Investigator Award -  Craig L. Duvall, PhD, Vanderbilt University
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - PhD Candidate -  Michael J. Mitchell, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Lindsey Sanders, Clemson University
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - Undergraduate -  Amanda Chen, University of Cambridge
  • C. William Hall Scholarship – Shamik Mascharak, Stanford University

2014 Award Winners

  • Founders Award - Rena Bizios, PhD, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • C. William Hall Award - Robert Hastings, MS, PhD, DePuy Orthopaedics
  • Society For Biomaterials Award for Service -  Anne Meyer, PhD, University at Buffalo
  • Technology Innovation & Development Award -  Kishore Udipi, PhD & Medtronic Team, Biopolymer Designs, Inc.
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - Elazer Edelman, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research -  Ravi Bellamkonda, PhD, Georgia Tech/Emory
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature -  Rui Reis, PhD, University of Minho
  • Young Investigator Award -  Brendan Harley, ScD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - PhD Candidate -  Adam Young, University of California in San Diego
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - Undergraduate -  Stephanie Tzouanas, Rice University
  • C. William Hall Scholarship - Gillie Agmon, University of California in San Diego

2013 Award Winners

  • Founders Award - Robert S. Langer, ScD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • C. William Hall Award - Arthur J. Coury, PhD, Genzyme Corp. (Ret.)
  • Society For Biomaterials Award for Service Award - C. Mauli Agrawal, PhD, University of Texas at San Antonion
  • Technology Innovation & Development Award - Cato T. Laurencin, MD, PhD, The University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal - James M. Anderson, MD, PhD, Case Western Reserve University
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - Phillip B. Messersmith, PhD, Northwestern University
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - Elliot Lorne Chaikof, Md, PhD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - Peter X. Ma, PhD, University of Michigan
  • Young Investigator Award - Kurtis Kasper, PhD, Rice University
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - PhD Candidate - Stephany Tzeng, Johns Hopkins University
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - PhD Candidate - Rameshwar R. Rao, University of Michigan
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - Undergraduate - Anna K. Blakney, University of Colorado
  • C. William Hall Scholarship Award - Benjamin Fuller, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

2012 Award Winners

  • Founders Award - Arthur J. Coury, PhD, Genzyme Corporation (Ret.)
  • Society For Biomaterials Award for Service - Martine LaBerge, PhD, Clemson University
  • C. William Hall Award - Dharam Dhindsa, DVM, PhD
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - Andres J. Garcia, PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - Kam Leong, PhD, Duke University
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - Molly S. Shoichet, PhD, FRSC, University of Toronto
  • Young Investigator Award - Steven R. Little, PhD, University of Pittsburgh
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - PhD Candidate - Mark Tibbitt, University of Colorado - Boulder
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - Masters Degree Candidate - Paschalia Mountziaris, Rice University
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - Undergraduate - Anna Blakney, University of Colorado

2011 Award Winners

  • Founders Award - Antonios Mikos, PhD, Rice University
  • C. William Hall Award - Shalaby Shalaby, PhD, Poly-Med, Inc. (posthumous)
  • Technology Innovation & Development Award - James Burns, PhD, Genzyme Corporation
  • Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal - Michael V. Sefton, ScD, University of Toronto
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - Kevin Healy, PhD, University of California, Berkeley
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - William Wagner, PhD, University of Pittsburgh
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - Ashutosh Chilkoti, PhD, Duke University
  • Outstanding Research by a Clinical Fellow Award - Keiko Tarquinio, MD, FAAP, Rhode Island Hospital/ Hasbro Children's Hospital
  • Young Investigator Award - Jeff Karp, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Young Investigator Award - Ali Khademhosseini, PhD, Harvard University
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - PhD Candidate - Joe Baio, University of Washington
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - Masters Degree Candidate - Lei Yang, Brown University
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - Undergraduate - Laura Marquardt, Saint Louis University
  • C. William Hall Scholarship - Undergraduate - Laila Roudsari, Clemson University

2010 Award Winners

  • Founders Award - Stuart Cooper, PhD, Ohio State University
  • C. William Hall Award - Nicholas Peppas, ScD, University of Texas at Austin
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - Michael Yaszemski, MD, PhD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - William "Monty" Reichert, PhD, Duke University
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, PhD, Columbia University
  • Young Investigator Award - Todd McDevitt, PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Student Award For Outstanding Research, PhD Candidate - Pamela Knight, Case Western Reserve University
  • Student Award For Outstanding Research, Masters Degree - Elaine Lee, Case Western Reserve University
  • Student Award For Outstanding Research, Undergraduate - Rebecca Scott, Saint Louis University
  • C. William Hall Scholarship - Eli Vlaisavljevich, Michigan Technological University

2009 Award Winners

  • Founders Award - John L. Brash, PhD, McMaster University
  • C. William Hall Award - Harold Alexander, PhD, Orthogen LLC
  • Technology Innovation & Development Award - Julio Palmaz, PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Young Investigator Award - Niren Murthy, PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - Tae Gwan Park, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - Kazuhiko Ishihara, PhD, The University of Tokyo
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - Linda G. Griffith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - Masters Degree Category - Benjamin T. Reves, University of Memphis
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - PhD Candidate Category - Amy S. Chung, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2008 Award Winners

  • Founder's Award - Michael Sefton, ScD, University of Toronto
  • C. William Hall Award - Paul Ducheyne, PhD, University of Pennsylvania
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - Kristi Anseth, PhD, University of Colorado
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - Jeffrey O. Hollinger, PhD, DDS, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - David Mooney, PhD, Harvard University
  • Young Investigator Award - Helen Lu, PhD, Columbia University

2007 Award Winners

  • Founders Award - David Franklyn Williams, Ph.D., University Of Liverpool
  • C. William Hall Award - Stanley A. Brown, D Eng, FDA and Katharine Merritt, Ph.D., Retired
  • Technology Innovation and Development Award - Arthur J. Coury, Ph.D., Genzyme Corporation
  • Young Investigator Award - Krishnendu Roy, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - David L. Kaplan, Ph.D., Tufts University
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - Roy Drake Bloebaum, Ph.D., VA SLC Health Care System
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - David Grainger, Ph.D., University Of Utah
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - Undergraduate - Margaret Tripodi, University of Colorado
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - PhD Candidate - Danielle S. W. Benoit, University of Colorado
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - Masters Degree - Mark James Butler, University of Toronto
  • Outstanding Research by a Resident - Dominique André Rothenfluh, M.D., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland

2006 Award Winners

  • C. William Hall Award  - Buddy Ratner, University of Washington
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature  - Cato Laurencin, University of Virginia
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research  - Joseph Salamone, Bausch & Lomb
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research  - Patrick Stayton, University of Washington
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - Undergraduate  - Matthew Blewitt, Saint Louis University
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - PhD Candidate  - Mahesh Chandra Dodla, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Student Awards for Outstanding Research - PhD Candidate  - Gazell Mapili, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Technology Innovation and Development Award  - Shalaby Shalaby, Poly-Med, Inc
  • Young Investigator Award  - Richard Gemeinhart, University of Illinois

2005 Awardees

  • Founders Award - Nicholas Peppas, University of Texas at Austin Hydrogels as Biomaterials: Infinite Possibilities in Bionanotechnology, Drug Delivery, Biological Recognition, Tissue Engineering, and Pure Scientific Fun!
  • C. William Hall Award - Alastair J.T. Clemow, Tanton Technologies 25 Years Before the Mast
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - Stephen Badylak, University of Pittsburgh A Biologic Scaffold For Tissue Reconstruction: Discovery, Development, And Commercialization
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - Kazunori Kataoka , Department of Materials Engineering  Smart Polymeric Micelles as Nanocarriers for Gene and Drug Delivery
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - Christopher Bowman, University of Colorado Novel Photopolymerization Strategies for Optimization of Biomaterial Function and Performance
  • Outstanding Research by a Hospital Intern, Resident or Clinical Fellow Award - Saadiq El-Amin, University of Virginia Human Osteoblast Cells: Isolation, Characterization, And Growth On Polymers For Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering
  • Technology Innovation and Development Award - Henry Brem, Johns Hopkins; Robert Langer, MIT Technology. Innovation and Development of Gliadel for the Treatment of Brain Tumors
  • Young Investigator Award - Julie Babensee, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University Dendritic Cells and Biomaterials
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - PhD Candidate -  Elizabeth Christenson, Case Western Reserve University Biostability and Macrophage-Mediated Foreign Body Reaction of Silicone-Modified Polyurethanes
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - PhD Candidate - Heidi Holtorf, Rice University Flow perfusion culture induces the osteoblastic differentiation of marrow stromal cell-scaffold constructs in the absence of dexamethasone
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - Masters or Health Science Degree Candidate - Joanne McBane, University of Ottawa Heart Institute Does Protein Kinase C Affect Monocyte-derived Macrophage Mediated Biodegradation Of Polycarbonate-based Polyurethanes?
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - Undergraduate -  Ashley Krout, The University of Toledo A Hybrid Coating of Biomimetic Apatite and Osteocalcin
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - Undergraduate - Matthew MacEwan , Case Western Reserve University Monocyte/lymphocyte Interactions And The Foreign Body Response: In Vitro Effects Of Biomaterial Surface Chemistry

2004 Awardees

  • Founders Award - Buddy D. Ratner, University of Washington
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to Literature - John Jansen, PhD, University of Nijmegen
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - David G. Castner, PhD, University of Washington
  • Young Investigator Award - Andres J. Garcia, PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology 
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research  - PhD Candidate - Xuanhong Cheng, University of Washington

2003 Awardees

  • Founders Award - Edward Merrill, Massachusetts Institute of Technology From Rubber Cement to Biomaterials by a Set of Curious Chances
  • C. William Hall Award - J. Lawrence Katz, University of Missouri-Kansas City Structure/Property Relationships at the Tissue/Biomaterials Interface
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - Stephen D. Cook, Tulane University Osteogenic Protein-1: From Laboratory to Clinical Use
  • Technology Innovation and Development Award - Robert S. Ward, The Polymer Technology Group
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - Joachim Kohn, Rutgers University Combinatorial and Computational Approaches to Biomaterials Design
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - Takehisa Matsuda, Kyushu University Engineering Synthesis of Photoconstructs: Macromolecules, Surfaces & Devices
  • Young Investigator Award - Masayuki Yamato, Tokyo Women's Medical University Nanofabrication for Micropatterned Cell Arrays by Combining Electron Beam Irradiated Polymer-Grafting and Localized Laser Ablation
  • PhD Student Award - Rebecca Anne Caldwell, Clemson University Matrix Metalloproteinase Inhibitor within an Absorbable Coating for Vascular Applications: Reduction of Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation and Migration
  • PhD Student Award - Ulrike Klueh, University of Connecticut Health Center Use of Vascular Endothelial Cell Growth Factor Gene Transfer to Enhance Biosensor Function in vivo
  • PhD Student Award - Sharon M. Sagnella, Case Western Reserve University Biomimetic Surfactant Polymers Designed for Shear Stable Endothelialization on Biomaterials
  • Masters Science Degree Student Award  Sarah Tao, University of Chicago Synthesis of Cytoadhesive Poly (Methyl Methacrylate) for Applications in Targeted Drug Delivery

2002 Awardees

  • Founders Award - Robert E. Baier, State University of New York at Buffalo Thirty Years of Thromboresistance: How It Has Been Obtained
  • C. William Hall Award - Anne Meyer, State University of New York at Buffalo Biomaterials and the Torch Relay
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - Barbara Boyan, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Substrate Topography Modulates Osteogenesis, Affecting Osteoblast Differentiation and Sensitivity to Regulatory Factors
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - John Davies, University of Toronto, Canada Bone Engineering: Contributions to the Interface with Biology
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - Myron Spector, Brigham & Women's Hospital Novell Cell-Biomaterial Interactions: Contractile Behavior of Musculoskeletal Connective Tissue Cells
  • Young Investigator Award - W. John Kao, University of Wisconsin, Madison Intracellular Signaling Involved in Macrophage Adhesion and FBGC Formation as Mediated by Ligand-substrate Interaction
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - Undergraduate -  Cheng Li, University of California, Berkeley Biochemical Characterization of Advanced Atherosclerotic Plaques Using FTIR Spectroscopy and Histology
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - Masters candidate -  Elizabeth Lester, Georgia Institute of Technology Proinflammatory Phenotype of Endothelial Cells after Co-Culture with Biomaterial-treated Blood Cells
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - Masters candidate -  Loren Matheson, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Canada Biodegradation of Polycarbonate-based polyurethanes by the Human Monocyte-derived Macrophage and U937 Cell Systems
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - PhD candidate -  Matthew Wagner, University of Washington Quantitative Analysis of Binary Absorbed Protein Films by Time of Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - PhD candidate -  Heungsoo Shin, Rice University Modulation of Marrow Stromal Osteoblast Adhesion on Biomimetic Oligo Hydrogels Modified with Arg-gly-asp Peptides and a Poly Spacer

2001 Awardees

  • Founders Award - Samuel Hulbert, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology The Teaching of Biomaterials
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - Antonio Mikos, Rice University Synthetic Biodegradable Polymers for Tissue Engineering
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - Kinam Park, Purdue University Superporous Hydrogels for Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Applications
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - Ren-Ki Li, Toronto General Hospital Creation of a Viable Graft Material Through Cell Engineering for Congenital Heart Surgery
  • Young Investigator Award - Liping Tang, University of Texas The Role of Adsorbed Proteins on the Persistence of Implant-Associated Bacteria
  • Undergraduate Student Award - Walter Aughenbaugh, University of Pennsylvania InVitro Controlled Release of Vancomycin from Silica Xerogel
  • Masters Science Degree Student Award - Ulrike Klueh, University of Connecticut Uses of Collagen Related Peptides to Bind and Orient Fibronectin on Surfaces
  • PhD Student Award -  Mark Ruegsegger, Case Western Reserve University Reduced Protein Adsorption and Platelet Adhesion by Controlled Variation of Oligomaltose Surfactant Polymer Coatings
  • PhD Student Award - Norbert Weber, University of Tubingen Gene Monitoring of Surface-Activated Monocytes in Circulating Whole Blood by Using Duplex RT-PCR
  • PhD Student Award - Connie Kwok, University of Washington Insulin Release from a pHEMA-PEGDMA 400 Matrix Coated with an Ultrasound-Responsive, Self-Assembled Molecular Barrier

2000 Awardees

  • Founders Award - Allan S. Hoffman, University of Washington
  • C. William Hall Award - J. T. Watson
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - Joseph P. Vacanti, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - Stuart B. Goodman, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - M. F. Refojo
  • Young Investigator Award - Jennifer L. West, Rice University
  • Resident or Clinical Fellow Medtronic Sprint Leads TeamTechnology Innovation - Erica M. Wood, University Hospitals of Cleveland , Ohio

1999 Awardees

  • Founders Award - Frederick J. Schoen, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School Tissue Heart Valves: Status, Challenges and Directions
  • C. William Hall Award - P. Elaine Duncan, Paladin Medical, Inc. The Promise: Past, Present, and Prospects
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - Klaas de Groot, Biomaterials Research Group Calciumphosphates and Bone Substitution
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - Per-Ingvar Branemark, The Institute for Applied Biotechnology Osseointegration - Scientific Basis for Clinical Application
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - Joseph Kost, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Ultrasound Induced Transport for Drug Delivery and Diagnostics
  • PhD Student Award - Huaiqiu Galenâ Shi, University of Washington Template Recognition of Protein Imprinted Polymer Surfaces
  • Masters Degree Student Award - Michael C. D. Trindade, Stanford University School of Medicine Interferon-gamma Exacerbates Polymethylmethacrylate Particle Induced Interleukin-6 Release by human Monocyte/Macrophages In Vitro

1998 Awardees

  • Founders Award - Larry L. Hench Bioactive Materials and the Potential for Tissue Regeneration
  • C. William Hall Award - Samuel F. Hulbert The Use of Ceramics in Surgical Implants - How I Met C. William Hall
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - Rena Bizios Proactive Biomaterials
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - Karin D. Caldwell Bioactive Surfaces - Preparation, Characterization, and Use
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - Eugene P. Goldberg Polymer Technologies for Improved Healthcare: Tissue-protective Devices and Ophthalmic, Mammary, and Cardiovascular Implants
  • PhD Student Award - Susan J. Peter In Vivo Degradation of a Poly(Propylene Fumarate / B - Tricalcium Phosphate Injectable Composite Scaffold
  • Student Award for Outstanding Research - Masters Candidate - Christopher R. Jenney Human Monocyte/Macrophage Adhesion, Macrophage Motility, and IL-4-Induced Foreign Body Giant Cell Formation on Silane Modified Surfaces In Vitro

1997 Awardees

  • Founders Award - James M. Anderson The Cage Implant System: In Vivo Evaluation of Inflammatory Responses to Biomaterials
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - James B. Koeneman Bone Adaptation Modeling: On the Road to Tissue Engineering
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - Teruo Okano Design of Surface Micro-architecture for Intelligent Biointerfaces
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - Eugene Lautenschlager A Quest for Porous-free Acrylic Bone Cement
  • PhD Student Award - Susan Lynn Ishaug-Riley Ectopic Bone Formation by Marrow Stromal Osteoblast Transplantation Using Poly(DL-Lactic-Co-Glycolic-Acid) Foams Implanted into the Rat Mesentery
  • Undergraduate, Masters, or Health Science Degree Student Award - Tony W. Lin Glass PEEK Composite Promotes Proliferation and Osteocalcin Production of Human Osteoblastic cells
  • Hospital Intern, Resident, or Clinical Fellow Student Award - Suneeti Sapatnekar Leukocyte/Biomaterial Interactions in the Presence of Staphylococcus Epidermidis: Flow Cytometric Evaluation of Leukocyte Activation

1996 Awardees

  • Founders Award - Jack E. Lemons, University of Alabama
  • C. William Hall Award - Jack E. Parr, Wright Medical Technology
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - Praphulla K. Bajpai, University of Dayton
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - Marcel Jozefowicz & Jacqueline Jozefowicz, Universite Paris-Nord, France
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - Jeffery A. Hubbell, California Institute of Technology
  • PhD Student Award - Mark A. Schubert, Case Western Reserve University

1995 Awardees

  • C. William Hall Award - P. Didisheim
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - A. M. Weinstein
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - J. Kopecek
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - H. Brem

1994 Awardees

  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - Jan Feijen
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - John L. Brash
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - Frederick J. Schoen
  • Masters of Science Degree Student Award - Albert Bruce LiVecchi In-Vitro Collagen Deposition Within Porous HDPE: Substrate Microstructure and Wettability Effects
  • Masters of Science Degree Student Award - Christopher A . Siedlecki Interactions of Human von Willebrand Factor with a Hydrophobic Self-Assembled Monolayer Studied by Atomic Force Microscopy
  • PhD Student Award - Victor Hugo Perez-Luna Developing Correlations between Fibrinogen Adsorption Behavior and Surface Properties Using Multivariate Statistics
  • PhD Student Award - Jun Yang Detection of Antibodies Against Corrosion Products in Patients After Co-Cr Total Joint Replacements

1993 Awardees

  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - Takao Yamamuro
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - Michael V. Sefton
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - Solomon R. Pollack
  • Intern, Resident or Clinical Fellow Award - R. D. Meldrum Metal Concentrations in Polyethylene
  • PhD Student Award - H. Uludag Microencapsulated Human Hepatoma (HepG2) Cells: In Vitro Growth and Protein Release
  • PhD Student Award - I. W. Wang Platelet-Mediated Adhesion of Staphylococcus Epidermidis to Hydrophobic NHLBI Reference Polyethylene

1992 Awardees

  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - R. J. Levy
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - N. A. Peppas
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - I. V. Yannas

1991 Awardees

  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - Andreas F. von Recum
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - Ulrich M. Gross
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - Jack E. Lemons
  • Intern, Resident or Clinical Fellow Award - S. Muralidharan A New Biological Membrane for Pericardial Closure
  • Undergraduate, Masters or Health Science Award - M. J. Filiaggi Characterization of the Interface in the Plasma Sprayed HA Coating/Ti6A14V Implant System
  • PhD Student Award - W. J. A. Dhert A Mechanical Investigation of Fluorapatite, Magnesium-Whitlockite and Hydroxyapatite Plasma-Sprayed Coatings in Goats

1990 Awardees

  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - Edward W. Merrill
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - Robert S. Langer
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - Jorge Heller
  • Intern, Resident or Clinical Fellow Award - Jeffrey M. Spivak A New Canine Model to Evaluate the Biological Response of Intramedullary Bone to Implant Materials and Surfaces
  • Undergraduate, Masters or Health Science Award - Jane Shieh Preliminary Characterization of Bioresorbable and Non-Resorbable Synthetic Fibers for the Repair of Soft Tissue Injuries
  • PhD Student Award - Christopher J. Damien Investigation of a Hydroxyapatite and Calcium Sulfate Composite Supplemented with an Osteoinductive Factor

1989 Awardees

  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - Thomas A. Horbett
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - Robert M. Pilliar
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - Buddy D. Ratner

1988 Awardees

  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - S. W. Kim
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - A. D. Callow
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - A. Nakajima

1987 Awardees

  • Founders Award - H. Alexander
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - S. L. Cooper
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - D. B. Olsen
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - J. M. Anderson

1986 Awardees

  • Founders Award - M. Nimni
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - L. Vroman
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - P. L. Blackshear, Jr.
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - J. Black

1985 Awardees

  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - P. N. Sawyer
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - W. S. Pierce
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - J. D. Andrade

1984 Awardees

  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - O. Wichterle
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - V. L. Gott
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - A. S. Hoffman
  • Clemson Special Award - T. Valega

1983 Awardees

  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - R. E. Baier
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - M. DeBakey
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - D. F. Williams

1982 Awardees

  • Founders Award - I. V. Yannas
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - D. J. Lyman
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - L. Sauvage
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - R. L. Bowen

1981 Awardees

  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - H. Plenck
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - H. Kawahara
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - R. I. Leininger

1980 Awardees

  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - T. M. S. Chang
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - A. Wesolow
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - J. S. Calnan

1979 Awardees

  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - J. O. M. Jowsey
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - W. H. Frankel
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - G. D. Winter

1978 Awardees

  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - R. G. Craig
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - W. J. Kolff
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - J. Autian
  • Special Address Award - T. N. Salthouse

1977 Awardees

  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - L. L. Hench
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - J. Charnley
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - C. W. Hall

1976 Awardees

  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - J. C. Bokros
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - Y. Nose
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - D. C. Smith

1975 Awardees

  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - F. W. Rhinelander
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - J. O. Galante
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - J. L. Katz

1974 Awardees

  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - R. M. Kenedl
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - J. T. Scales
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - A. N. Cranin

1973 Awardees

  • Clemson Award for Basic Research - F. Leonard
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research - C. Hirsch
  • Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature - S. N. Levine
  • Clemson Special Award - S. F. Hulbert

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