HoWook_Jun_webHo-Wook Jun, Ph.D., assistant professor in biomedical engineering, is one of three UAB professors to win the National Science Foundation Career Award in a seven month span. The other winner from the School of Engineering is Xincheng Yao, Ph.D.

Dr. Jun's research looks at a bioactive hybrid nano-matrix for intervertebral disk regeneration. He is exploring biomedical applications for treating spinal injuries through tissue regeneration.

The UAB Reporter spoke with Dr. Jun about his work and its impact on health as well as education and outreach. Read the full article here.