Ali Khademhosseini Wins Presidential Award BOSTON, MA–Ali Khademhosseini, an associate professor of medicine at Harvard University, has won the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. He received the award because his contributions to micro-engineering, such as the generation of controlled micro-scale environments and regulation of cell behavior and fabrication of tissue-like structures, according to a release. â€œOur research is based on generating biological tissues that can be transplanted into patients to treat various diseases,â€ Khademhosseini said. â€œThe ability to generate tissues outside the body can be used to alleviate the challenge in a lack of organ donors. We combine cells and materials to develop tissues that mimic the function of the natural organs.â€ 13-41 October 6, 2011 by TMO 0 comments 60 viewson *The Muslim Observer, 13-41, Arts & Culture, Education, Volume 13 Share this post Facebook Twitter Google plus Pinterest Linkedin Mail this article Print this article Tags: Ali, associate professor, behavior, biological tissues, boston ma, career awards, cell, cell behavior, cells, diseases, fabrication, harvard university, MA--Ali, micro engineering, micro scale, organ donors, organs, scale environments, scientists, Wins Next: Keith Olbermann Covers Wall Street Occupation Previous: Polygamy the Key to Long Life!