Professor Yoed Rabin received a $1.6 million award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health to develop technology for cryopreservation, the preservation of tissues and organs at extremely low temperatures.
Recent work coming out of the College of Engineering could one day lead to a world in which transplants are no longer necessary to repair damaged organs.
Carnegie Mellon is one of only eight institutions chosen to participate in the Faculty to Global Leaders initiative, which connects the university to a worldwide network of 20,000 chief executives in more than 120 countries.
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