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Goergen Awarded BMES 2017 Rita Schaffer Young Investigator Award

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Craig Goergen received the 2017 Biomedical Engineering Society Rita Schaffer Young Investigator Award.
Craig Goergen, assistant professor of biomedical engineering

The award is given to a young investigator within the first seven years of receiving their terminal degree in recognition of originality and ingenuity demonstrated in published works.

Goergen is the Principal Investigator of the Cardiovascular Imaging Research Laboratory at Purdue. His work combines advanced engineering, imaging and biological approaches to study a variety of diseases, with a particular focus on novel tool development to understand cardiac and vascular pathologies. His group is working to study abdominal aortic aneurysms, develop novel treatment strategies, and characterize vessel composition with in vivo imaging approaches.