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Building a career at the interface of engineering and medicine

FOURTH CONFERENCE OF ROMANIAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONALS


VESTED IN WEAVING SOCIAL COHESION

2nd Day, Professionals in Biomedical Sciences, STEM and IT Panel, Dec. 3rd 2022


One of the most accomplished Romanian American researchers of her generation, Laura Marcu, Ph.D. is the Director of the National Center for Interventional Biophotonic Technologies (NCIBT) and Co-Director of the Biomedical Technology Program at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center. In addition to being a Professor of the Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Neurological Surgery at the University of California – Davis, the “Marcu Laboratory” within the College of Engineering had spurred much innovation and secured a series of grants in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases through advancements in biophotonics technology at the interface of physical sciences, engineering, biology and medicine. Only recently her lab received a nearly $3.5 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. This year, the institute she leads received a $6.3 million grant from NIH’s National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering. Just this week, her institute’s team was featured in in the Fall 2022 issue of Engineering Progress magazine. Modest and generous with her time, she honored us with a presentation about her career path and her exciting research, expressing her intention to spend more time and learn more about other diaspora researchers and their work.

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