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Treena Livingston Arinzeh, PhD, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) whose research has proven the potential of adult stem cell research to help patients suffering from spinal cord injuries and related diseases, will receive an Outstanding Women in Research Award from The New Jersey Association for Biomedical Research (NJABR), Union. >>

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November 01, 2004
MSPTC Students Awarded Distance Learning Scholarships Michele Fields and Hilary Deblak, students in the Master of Science in Professional and Technical Communication (MSPTC) program at NJIT, were awarded scholarships through the Go The Distance Scholarship Contest, the first merit-based scholarship exclusively for distance degree students. Michele and Hilary won two out of the three first-year graduate awards.  "This award recognizes the outstanding work of our distance learning students," said Nancy Walters Coppola, associate professor in the humanities department and director of the MSPTC program. "Our master's degree is one of the first completely online programs in technical communication and continues to attract exceptional students." Jackson Receives Minority Achievers Award Jesse Jackson, executive director of the Pre-College Consortium at NJIT, received the New Jersey Minority Achievers Award on November 18, 2004. NJIT Student Elected to National Executive Board of Phi Eta Sigma David Nare, president of NJIT's Phi Eta Sigma Chapter, was elected to the honor society's National Executive Board at its convention held last month in Savannah, Georgia. Nare, who is the first NJIT student to hold national office in Phi Eta Sigma, will serve as a board member for two years and help to develop the program for the honor society's next convention in 2006. NJIT Professor Cited by Congressman Menendez In recognition of her recent achivements, NJIT Assistant Professor Treena Livingston Arinzeh was cited by Congressman Robert Menendez, whose remarks were entered into the Congressional Record. "I applaud her for her exceptional achievements," he said. "New Jersey and our nation will greatly benefit from her groundbreaking work." New Jersey Stem Cell Researcher to Receive Research Award from Biomedical Group Treena Livingston Arinzeh, PhD, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering at NJIT, whose research has proven the potential of adult stem cell research to help patients suffering from spinal cord injuries and related diseases, will receive an Outstanding Women in Research Award from The New Jersey Association for Biomedical Research (NJABR), Union. Read the press release. GSA Receives Award for International Student Support Program The Graduate Student Association at NJIT received an International Student Support Program Award from the National Association of Graduate and Professional Students. The award is given to graduate/professional student organizations with outstanding local or national programs. >>
Treena Livingston Arinzeh, PhD, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at NJIT and a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, received a letter of recognition from Congressman Donald M. Payne for her achievements in the field of adult stem cell research. >>
"Stem cell biology is one of the greatest revolutions in bio-medicine," Ira Black, MD, told 350 listeners at a forum on stem cell research held at NJIT on Oct. 18. Treena Livingston Arinzeh, PhD, NJIT assistant professor of biomedical engineering and a recent recipient of the 2003 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, described how her studies point the way to "off the shelf" therapies for broken bones and spinal cord injuries. Black and Arinzeh's presentation was the second in NJIT's new Technoogy and Society Forum Series. >>
--“Stem cell biology is one of the greatest revolutions in bio-medicine,” Ira Black, MD,  told 350 listeners at yesterday's forum at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) on stem cell research.  Black, chair of the department of neuroscience and cell research at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, discussed recent breakthroughs in stem cell research.  He talked about the it might bring for treatments of Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, spinal cord injuries, birth defects, and other degenerative diseases. Treena Livingston Arinzeh, PhD, NJIT assistant professor of biomedical engineering, also spoke. In introducing Arinzeh, Black called tissue engineering “the next level” in bio-medical research. Arinzeh described how her studies point the way to “off the shelf” therapies for broken bones and spinal cord injuries. Arinzeh recently received the 2003 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers for her research on adult stem cells. >>
Adult stem cell research and how it can help cure Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and spinal cord injuries will be discussed Oct. 18 at the technology forum sponsored by NJIT.  Ira Black, MD, founding director of the Stem Cell Institute of New Jersey, will be the featured speaker. NJIT Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering Treena Livingston Arinzeh, the only Northeast recipient of the National Science Foundation's 2003 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), will also discuss her work. >>
Adult stem cell research and how it can help cure Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and spinal cord injuries will be discussed Oct. 18 at the technology forum sponsored by New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).  Ira Black, MD, founding director of the Stem Cell Institute of New Jersey, will be the featured speaker. NJIT Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering Treena Livingston Arinzeh, the only Northeast recipient of the National Science Foundation's 2003 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), will also discuss her work. >>
A book exploring the sun and interplanetary space co-edited by, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) Professor of Physics Dale Gary, PhD was released this past week.   Solar and Space Weather Radiophysics Current Status and Future Developments, published by Springer Publishing Company, is a 400-page hard-cover text which is part of a series about astrophysics and space science. Gary's co-editor is Christoph Keller, associate astronomer at the National Solar Observatory, Tucson. >>
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A young female African-American professor at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) was recognized today by President Bush for research showing that adult stem cells could help patients suffering from spinal cord injuries, bone and cartilage damage and related diseases. >>
Treena Livingston Arinzeh, PhD, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at NJIT, received the 2003 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers today during a ceremony at the White House. The Presidential Award is the highest national honor for young scientists and engineers. “I'm very proud to receive this prestigious presidential award,” Arinzeh said. “The award shows that my research in stem-cell based regeneration has great potential, and that it's essential to the scientific education of students, both in college and in high school.” >>