UW Bioengineering assistant professor Dr. Kim Woodrow has been selected as a recipient of a 2012 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award for her project entitled “Nanomaterials for engineering protection in the genital mucosa”.

The NIH Director’s New Innovator Award addresses two important goals: stimulating highly innovative research and supporting promising new investigators. Factors for award selection include the creativity and highly innovative nature of the investigator’s research as well as the the potential of the investigator’s project to significantly impact an important biomedical or behavioral research problem.

Read more about the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award.