BU Wins $20M for NSF Engineering Research Center

September 12, 2017
Boston University was awarded $20M from the National Science Foundation (NSF), an extremely competitive grant, to create an Engineering Research Center (ERC) to transform cardiovascular care. David Bishop, an electrical and computer engineering and physics professor, will direct the center. According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. The ERC's ultimate goal is to fabricate heart tissue to replace damaged muscle after a heart attack. Read the full article on the ERC here

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