Herman S. Cheung

University of Miami, USA

Herman S. Cheung is the James L. Knight Professor of biomedical engineering and Professor of Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Cheung serves on the editorial boards of a number of journals. He is the Guest Editor for the Current Rheumatology Review Special issue: Stem Cells, Cartilage Repair and Osteoarthritis and E-Book Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine 2010. He was a Member of two NIH study sections, VA Merit Review Boards, various foundations, and the Cell Biology Study Section of the Arthritis Foundation. He was the Site Director of NSF Industry/University Center for Biosurfaces and Codirector of the Cellular Therapy and Tissue Engineering Initiative at University of Miami. He is one of the Founding Members of the Walter H Coulter Center for Translation Research and interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute at the university. Dr. Cheung has received grants and awards including NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship, a 5-year NIH Research Career Developmental Award, the Arthritis Foundation Robert Doucette Research Award, the Miami VA Special Contribution awards, the 5-year National VA Research Career Scientist Award, the University of Miami Dean’s Senior Laboratory Research Award, and finalist in the 36th Annual South Florida Federal Employee of the Year and more recently the prestigious 7-year Senior National Veteran Affair Research Career Scientist Award. Dr. Cheung’s research interests include e-healthcare system, biomineralization, osteoarthritis, and stem cell-based tissue engineering. His research is supported NIH, NSF, Veteran Affairs Merit Review, and Arthritis Foundation.

Biography Updated on 15 February 2011

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