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Jun receives National Science Foundation Career Award

  • August 26, 2010

HoWook_Jun_2008_1_thumbAssistant Professor Ho-Wook Jun, Ph.D., from the UAB Department of Biomedical Engineering, has received a National Science Foundation Career Award. The $407,000 award benefits Jun's research into a bioactive hybrid nanomatrix for intervertebral disk regeneration.

The NSF Career Award is considered to be among the foundation's most prestigious awards and supports the early career-development activities of those teacher-scholars who most effectively integrate research and education within the context of the mission of their organization.