Laura Suggs

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Dr. Laura Suggs is currently an Associate Professor in Biomedical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. She earned her Ph.D. in chemical engineering with a concentration in biomaterials and tissue engineering from Rice University in 1998.

She joined the faculty of UT Austin in 2004. In 2002, she received the National Science Foundation’s Advance Fellowship for outstanding female faculty and a CAREER award in 2009. Her laboratory is focused on stem cells and regenerative medicine in cardiovascular applications and in particular with controllable microenvironments for stem cell engineering.